Top 7 richest people in Los Angeles

By Bilal Dhudi


The Los Angeles metropolitan area is home to some of the richest people in the world. Here are the seven richest people in Los Angeles, according to Forbes:

1. David Geffen — $7.7 billion

David Geffen is an American media mogul and billionaire who co-founded both DreamWorks SKG and Geffen Records. He is also a co-founder of DreamWorks Animation. Geffen has a current net worth of $7.7 billion.

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2. Edythe Broad — $6.9 billion

Edythe Broad is an American billionaire businesswoman. She is the widow of real estate mogul Eli Broad and the co-founder of the Broad Foundation. As of 2022, she has an estimated net worth of $6.9 billion.

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3. Patrick Soon-Shiong — $6.8 billion

Patrick Soon-Shiong is a South African-born American surgeon, businessman, and philanthropist. As of March 2020, he has a net worth of $6.8 billion.

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4. John Tu — $6.4 billion

John Tu is the co-founder of Kingston Technology, the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products. John is currently worth an estimated $6.4 billion.

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5. Edward Roski Jr. — $4.5 billion

Edward Roski Jr. is an American businessman and philanthropist. He is the co-owner of the Los Angeles Kings hockey team and the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team.  Roski has a net worth of $4.5 billion.

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6. Steven Udvar-Hazy — $3.8 billion

Steven Udvar-Hazy is the founder and chairman of Air Lease Corporation, an aircraft leasing company based in Los Angeles, California. Udvar-Hazy is estimated to have a net worth of $3.8 billion, making him one of the richest people in Los Angeles.

7. Sean Parker — $2.8 billion

Sean Parker is an entrepreneur and investor who co-founded the file-sharing service Napster and served as the first president of Facebook. As of 2021, Parker's net worth is estimated to be $2.8 billion.

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