Forbes Ranks Six Buckhead Billionaires

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As the economic capital of the Southeast, Buckhead is naturally home to some of the most successful business people in the world. Forbes just came out with their 2016 ranking of the worlds wealthiest people and these six Buckhead billionaires got ranked by Forbes:

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Cox Enterprises Chairman Jim Kennedy at his company headquarters (Courtesy of Forbes Magazine ).

1. Jim Kennedy

Chairman and CEO of Cox Enterprises

Net worth of $9.9 billion, No. 108 in the world and No. 42 in the United States

Lives in Tuxedo Park Neighborhood

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Bernie Marcus & Arthur Blank – Photography by The Home Depot Blog

2. Bernie Marcus

Home Depot Inc. founder and philanthropist

Net worth $3.5 billion, No. 495 (tie) in the world and No. 179 in the United States

Lives in the North Buckhead Neighborhood

3. Arthur Blank

The Home Depot Inc. founder and Atlanta Falcons owner

Net worth of $2.7 billion, No. 666 in the world and No. 240 in the United States.

Lives in W. Paces Ferry/Northside Neighborhood

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Gary (L) and Randall (R) Rollins – Photography by Emory News Center

4. Gary Rollins

Rollins Inc. CEO

Net worth of $2.6 billion, No. 688 (tie) in the world and No. 248 in the United States

Lives in the Tuxedo Park Neighborhood

5. Randall Rollins

Rollins Inc. Chairman

Net worth of $2.6 billion, No. 688 (tie) in the world and No. 248 in the United States

Lives in Sandy Springs ITP Neighborhood

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6. Sara Blakely

Spanx Inc. founder

Net worth of $1.19 billion, No. 1,577 in the world and No. 486 in the United States

Lives in the Historic Brookhaven Neighborhood