THE 2020 WEALTHIEST ANGELENOS


The times are uncertain, but the numbers are not. The members of the most exclusive club in the city, the Business Journal’s annual list of the 50 Wealthiest Angelenos, saw a sharp increase in their cumulative net worth over the past year. Their fortunes jumped a collective 30% to $288 billion in the past 12 months. Dive in to discover more about these individuals, whose wealth ranges from truly impressive to almost incomprehensible.


Josh Schimmels
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Josh Schimmels
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1. Elon Musk — $75 billion
2. Patrick Soon-Shiong — $21.8 billion
3. Sean Parker — $14.5 billion
4. David Geffen — $11.8 billion
5. John Tu — $9.7 billion
6. Eli Broad — $7.9 billion
7. Edward Roski Jr. — $7.7 billion
8. Marijke Mars — $7.2 billion
9. Stewart & Lynda Resnick — $7 billion
10. Steven Udvar-Hazy — $6.8 billion
11. Rick Caruso — $5.8 billion
12. Steven Spielberg — $5.7 billion
13. Tom Gores — $5.6 billion
14. Travis Kalanick — $5.4 billion
15. Donald & Rochelle Sterling — $5 billion
16. Anthony Pritzker — $4.8 billion
17. Jeffrey Skoll — $4.6 billion
18. Eric Smidt — $4.5 billion
19. Evan Spiegel — $4 billion
20. Don Hankey — $3.7 billion
20. Bobby Murphy — $3.7 billion
20. Haim Saban — $3.7 billion
23. Antony Ressler — $3.6 billion
24. Michael Milken — $3.4 billion
24. Geoffrey Palmer — $3.4 billion
26. Alec Gores — $3.2 billion
27. Neil Kadisha — $3 billion
28. David Murdock — $2.9 billion
28. Lynsi Snyder — $2.9 billion
30. Lowell Milken — $2.6 billion
31. Michael Eisner — $2.5 billion
32. Robert Day — $2.4 billion
33. Gary Karlin Michelson — $2.3 billion
34. Nicolas Berggruen — $2.2 billion
35. Marc Nathanson — $2.1 billion
35. Peter Thiel — $2.1 billion
37. George Joseph — $2 billion
37. Bruce Karsh — $2 billion
39. Charles Munger — $1.9 billion
39. John Shea — $1.9 billion
39. Gary Winnick — $1.9 billion
42. Ray Irani — $1.8 billion
42. Jeffrey Katzenberg — $1.8 billion
44. Vera Guerin — $1.7 billion
45. Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter & Beyonce Knowles-Carter — $1.6 billion
45. Aubrey Chernick — $1.6 billion
45. Jeffrey Gundlach — $1.6 billion
48. Bassam Alghanim — $1.5 billion
49. Sarah MacMillan — $1.3 billion
50. Donald Friese — $1.2 billion

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For the full 2020 Wealthiest Angelenos Special Issue, see the Sept. 7, 2020, print edition.