THE 2021 WEALTHIEST ANGELENOS


The most exclusive club in Los Angeles dialed things back a bit this year. Sure, these elite earners posted some eye-popping numbers — including a cumulative net worth of $250 billion. But after the departure of last year’s leader, Elon Musk, the 50 Wealthiest Angelenos failed to match 2020’s record high. Still, the size and composition of the remaining fortunes is remarkable. Read on to breathe in some rarified air.


Josh Schimmels
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Josh Schimmels
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The Wealthiest Angelenos of 2021


1. Patrick Soon-Shiong — $20.4 billion
2. Sean Parker — $16.9 billion
3. David Geffen — $14.2 billion
4. John Tu — $11.1 billion
5. Edythe Broad — $9.2 billion
6. Edward Roski Jr. — $8.7 billion
7. Steven Udvar-Hazy — $6.8 billion
8. Bobby Murphy — $7.9 billion
9. Stewart & Lynda Resnick — $7.2 billion
10. Evan Spiegel — $6.7 billion
11. Steven Spielberg — $6.6 billion
12. Tom Gores — $6.5 billion
13. Travis Kalanick — $6.3 billion
14. Don Hankey — $6 billion
15. Rick Caruso — $5.9 billion
15. Peter Thiel — $5.9 billion
17. Jeffrey Skoll — $5.6 billion
18. Donald & Rochelle Sterling — $5.4 billion
19. Anthony Pritzker — $5.3 billion
20. Eric Smidt — $5.2 billion
21. Antony Ressler — $4.9 billion
22. Haim Saban — $4.3 billion
23. Michael Milken — $4 billion
24. Geoffrey Palmer — $3.9 billion
25. Neil Kadisha — $3.5 billion
26. Alec Gores — $3.4 billion
27. Lynsi Snyder-Ellingson — $3.2 billion
28. Behdad Eghbali — $3 billion
28. José Feliciano — $3 billion
28. Lowell Milken — $3 billion
31. Michael Eisner — $2.9 billion
31. David Murdock — $2.9 billion
33. Robert Day — $2.8 billion
34. Gary Karlin Michelson — $2.7 billion
35. Nicolas Berggruen — $2.6 billion
35. George Joseph — $2.6 billion
35. John Shea — $2.6 billion
38. Charles Munger — $2.4 billion
39. Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter & Beyoncé Knowles-Carter — $2.3 billion
39. Bruce Karsh — $2.3 billion
41. Ray Irani — $2.2 billion
41. Marc Nathanson — $2.2 billion
41. Gary Winnick — $2.2 billion
44. Jeffrey Katzenberg — $2.1 billion
45. Aubrey Chernick — $1.9 billion
45. Jeffrey Gundlach — $1.9 billion
47. Vera Guerin — $1.8 billion
48. Bassam Alghanim — $1.7 billion
49. Sarah MacMillan — $1.5 billion
50. Donald Friese — $1.4 billion

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For the full 2021 Wealthiest Angelenos Special Issue, see the Aug. 30, 2021, print edition.