350. Elaine Wynn

Forbes - - PROMOTION -

$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.

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