Hoosiers Make Forbes' 'Richest Americans' List
Jim Irsay (WIBC.com file photo: Alex Brown)
Number 311 on the Forbes Magazine list of the 400 richest Americans is Colt owner Jim Irsay whose net worth is reported to be $1.5 billion.
Gayle Cook, the widow of the late Bloomington businessman William Cook, is the top-ranked Hoosier on the list with a net worth of $3.7 billion. The owner of the Pacers, shopping mall magnate Herb Simon, comes in at number 218 with a net worth of $2.2 billion.
Hotel developer Dean White of Crown Point is ranked 271st. Forbes says White's net worth is $1.8 dollars.