Y, co-founded Home Depot in 1978 in Atlanta; he and Bernie Marcus had been fired as executives at another home-improvement company and decided to strike out on their own.(John Amis/AP)How he got rich: He inherited the team in 1997 from his rather volatile father Robert.(Sources: Forbes.com, Wall Street Journal, Dallas Morning News, celebritynetworth.com, therichest.com, startribune.com, si.com)How he got rich: He and Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft, meaning his great-grandchildren’s great-grandchildren should be set. Worth more than next three richest owners combined. Warren/AP)How he got rich: Real estate, as well as marrying the niece of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton (Anne Walton Kroenke is worth .8 billion).
They inherited Malcolm’s real estate wealth and ownership of British soccer’s Manchester United.
(Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)How she got rich: Her late husband, Bob, was not only co-owner of the team after buying into it with the Maras in 1991, but his family ran the Loews Corporation.
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