186. Robert Mcnair

Forbes - - PROMOTION -

In the wake of Hur­ri­cane Har­vey, Mcnair, owner of NFL’S Hous­ton Tex­ans, pledged to do­nate $2 mil­lion to re­lief ef­forts; fel­low NFL owner Robert Kraft (No. 86) im­me­di­ately said he’d match the pledge with $1 mil­lion. McNair bought the Tex­ans for $700 mil­lion in 1999, the same year he sold his power gen­er­a­tor com­pany Co­gen Tech­nolo­gies for $1.5 billion. He and his wife, Jan­ice, do­nate more than $20 mil­lion each year to their ed­u­ca­tion­fo­cused foun­da­tion.

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