The 10 Richest People in the State of Michigan

10. Martha Ford – $1.31 billion
Grosse Pointe, MI

Ford became chairman and owner of the NFL’s Detroit Lions in March 2014 following the death of her husband William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandson of Henry Ford.

(Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

(Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

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9. Roger Penske – $1.5 billion
Birmingham, MI

Penske is the chairman of the Bloomfield Hills-based Penske Corporation, a transportation logistics and automotive products business, in addition to owning the Team Penske race team.

(Photo by Paul Warner/Getty Images)

(Photo by Paul Warner/Getty Images)

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8. Jon Stryker – $2 billion
Kalamazoo, MI

Jon is the grandson of Homer Stryker, an orthopedic surgeon who founded Stryker Corp., which today sells $9.7 billion annually in medical equipment.

(Photo by Unique Nicole/WireImage)

(Photo by Unique Nicole/WireImage)

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7. John Brown – $2.1 billion
Portage, MI

Brown retired as chairman of Stryker Corp. in 2009 after running the medical technology company for 32 years.

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6. Pat Stryker – $2.3 billion
Fort Collins, CO

Pat is the sibling of Jon and Ronda Stryker and the grandson of Homer Stryker.

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5. Dan Gilbert – $3.4 billion
Franklin, MI

Gilbert’s company, Quicken Loans, is the nation’s largest online mortgage lender. He also owns the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers and is a prominent investor in downtown Detroit.

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

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4. Ronda Stryker – $3.7 billion
Portage, MI

Ronda is the only member of the founding family to serve on the board of Stryker Corp.

(Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for GLSEN)

(Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for GLSEN)

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3. Mike & Marian Ilitch (and family) – $5.4 billion
Bingham Farms, MI

The co-founders of Little Caesar’s Pizza, they also own the MLB’s Detroit Tigers, ¬†NHL’s Detroit Red Wings and Motor City Casino.

(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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2. Rich DeVos Р$6.1 billion 
Holland, MI

DeVos is the co-founder of Amway and owner of the NBA’s Orlando Magic. He also owns a minority stake in the MLB’s Chicago Cubs.

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1. Hank & Doug Meijer – $7.4 billion
Grand Rapids, MI

The brothers are co-chairman of the family-owned and Grand Rapids-based Meijer grocery store chain.

(Photo credit: Forbes)

(Photo credit: Forbes)

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