350. Elaine Wynn
$2.3 billion Self-made Score: * Source: casino, hotels age: 75 residence: las vegas
B.a., george washington u. ’64
A political-science major at George Washington, she played Rosie in production of Bye Bye Birdie and married Steve Wynn (No. 248) during her junior year. She worked Sundays at her father-in-law’s bingo hall in Maryland before the couple moved to Las Vegas and launched Mirage Resorts in the 1970s and Wynn Resorts in 2002. They divorced (for the 2nd time) in 2010. She remained a director of Wynn Resorts until she was ousted in a 2015 proxy battle. Wynn is cochair of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and president of the Nevada State Board of Education.