By far the wealthiest person in Nevada, Adelson operates as the Las Vegas Sands, a developer, owner, and operator of destination casino resorts in the U.S., Macau, and Singapore.
- Net Worth - $23.3 billion
- Source - Casinos
- Billionaires Worldwide - #16
- Billionaires Living in U.S. - #5
- Forbes 400 - #13
- Residence - Las Vegas, NV
The World's Billionaires from Forbes lists 1,210 individuals in 2011 with a total net worth of $4.5 trillion. A subset of this is the Forbes 400 of the richest people in the United States. Not too surprisingly, some of these people dwell among us right here in Nevada.