These wealthy Houstonians were named to Forbes’ list of the richest people in the world
HOUSTON – Forbes released a list of the world’s richest people around the globe and a few Houstonians made the cut. Among the wealthiest, local billionaires are Tilman Fertitta and Richard Kinder. Forbes said the list was a drastic change compared to 2019, as 51% of billionaires lost value this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Richard Kinder (Courtesy of Forbes)Tilman FertittaLandry’s Inc., Houston RocketsRank: 414Wealth: $4.2 billionTilman Fertitta owns the Houston Rockets, Landry’s Restaurants (including Saltgrass Steakhouse and Bubba Gump Shrimp), and Golden Nugget Casinos. Tilman Fertitta (Courtesy of Forbes)Janice McNairHouston TexansRank: 451Wealth: $4.0 billionJanice McNair is the widow of Bob McNair, the owner of the Houston Texans, inheriting 80% of the team.