The wealthy are among us -- like really wealthy. According to Forbes, eight Marylanders are among the world's 2,208 billionaires.
It might sound hard to believe, but a whopping .003 percent of the world's billionaires actually live in Maryland.
In Forbes' 2018 rankings
, Ted Lerner
, 92, of Chevy Chase, Maryland, is touted as the richest person in the state. His $4.7 billion fortune (built from real estate development and his ownership of the Washington Nationals) puts him in 441st place, worldwide.
The second wealthiest Marylander is Steve Bisciotti
, 57, owner of the Baltimore Ravens and co-founder of Allegis Group. Bisciotti, who is worth $4.2 billion (No. 514 in the world), makes his home in Millersville.
Others who made the billionaires list include:
($3.5 billion, No. 652) | Self-made industrialist | 61 years old | Potomac, MD
Bernard Saul II
($3.5 billion, No. 652) | Saul Centers Inc. CEO | 85 years old | Chevy Chase, MD
($2.8 billion, No. 859) | Carlyle Group co-CEO | 68 years old | Bethesda, MD
($2.8 billion, No. 859) | Allegis co-founder | 57 years old | Cockeysville, MD
($2.3 billion, No. 1,070) | Washington Redskins owner | 53 years old | Potomac, MD
($1.5 billion, No. 1,561) | Under Armour Inc. CEO | 45 years old | Lutherville-Timonium, MD
What do you think? I don't know about you, but I'd love to see what their houses look like! Maybe a driving tour is in order? Please leave a comment below!