Taylor, Kroenke lead list of Missouri billionaires on Forbes 400

Jack Taylor, the founder of Clayton-based Enterprise Rent-A-Car, leads a group of five Missouri billionaires on this year’s Forbes 400, the magazine’s annual list of the wealthiest Americans.

With a net worth of $10.1 billion, Taylor ranks No. 47. Born in 1922, the 93-year-old Taylor is also the fourth-oldest billionaire, according to Forbes.

Stan Kroenke | Courtesy of the St.Louis Post-Dispatch
Stan Kroenke | Courtesy of the St.Louis Post-Dispatch

Following Taylor, Stan Kroenke is the second-wealthiest person in Missouri and No. 63 in the country. Kroenke, the real estate magnate and St. Louis Rams owner, has a net worth of $7.6 billion.

Pauline MacMillan Keinath of St. Louis ranks 90th on the list with a net worth of $5.3 billion. She is the great-granddaughter of Cargill founder W.W. Cargill, and she owns 12 percent of the company.

Kroenke’s wife, Wal-Mart heiress Ann Walton Kroenke, has a personal net worth of $4.5 billion, which puts her at 121st in Forbes’ ranking.

John Morris, the founder of Springfield-based Bass Pro Shops, checks in at No. 145 this year, with a net worth of $3.9 billion.

From the Kansas City area, Min Kao, the co-founder and chairman of Olathe, Kan.-based Garmin, has a net worth of $2.2 billion, putting him at No. 307 on the list.

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett took the top spots on this year’s Forbes 400, with net worths of $76 billion and $62 billion, respectively.

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