288. Wil­liam Wrigley Jr.

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$2.8 billion  # self-made score: source: chew­ing GUM

age: 54 res­i­dence: north Palm beach, fla. B.a., duke ’85 The candy heir sold his fam­ily’s chew­ing gum and candy busi­ness to Mars for $23 billion in 2008. A scuba-div­ing en­thu­si­ast, Wrigley has spent much of his time in re­cent years pro­mot­ing ma­rine con­ser­va­tion and managing his fam­ily’s in­vest­ments.

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