87. PATRICIA MILLER
$325 million SOURCE: Accessories AGE: 82 • RESIDENCE: Fort Wayne, IN SELF-MADE SCORE: 8
Miller is the cofounder of colorful accessories brand Vera Bradley, known for its quilted cotton handbags. She retired as president in 2019 and stepped down from the board; her husband, Michael Miller, retired as a board member in June. Since last year, the couple have sold roughly $23 million worth of the company’s stock, reducing their stake from 16% to 9%.