Five Oklahomans Make Forbes Magazine's Billionaire List


Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 8:42 am
By: News On 6


Forbes Magazine released its list of the world's billionaires Monday and five Oklahomans made the list.

Harold Hamm, the founder of Continental Resources in Oklahoma City ranks #68 worth $14.6B.

Tulsa's George Kaiser was ranked #122. Forbes lists his worth $10B as the Chairman of BOK Financial Corporation.

Other Oklahomans on the list include:

  • David Green, #281: CEO of Hobby Lobby - Oklahoma City, $5B
  • Lynn Schusterman, #328: oil & gas, investments, (widow of Charles Schusterman) - Tulsa, $4.5B
  • Tom and Judy Love: #430, Own Love's Travel Stops - Oklahoma City, $3.6B

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates topped the list as the world's richest person. Spanish clothing magnate Amancio Ortega, known for the Zara retail chain, maintained his No. 3 spot and came out ahead of famed U.S. investor Warren Buffett, who ranked fourth.

Forbes Magazine's billionaire list

The Associated Press contributed to this report.