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Nine Maryland billionaires on Forbes list

The world's billionaires include nine from Maryland, according to Forbes magazine's latest ranking of the world's richest people.

The magazine lists 1,226 billionaires worth $4.6 trillion — both record figures.

Maryland's billionaires include the president and CEO of Baltimore-based Under Armour, Kevin Plank, the youngest of the group at 39, with a net worth of $1.1 billion. Baltimore Ravens owner Stephen Bisciotti, 51, worth $1.4 billion, and Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, with a net worth of $1.1 billion, also made the list.

The wealthiest in the state is Mitchell Rales, a Potomac resident and co-founder of manufacturing and technology company Danaher; his net worth was put at $3.7 billion. He is followed by shopping center developer Ted Lerner — the oldest of the Maryland billionaires at 86 — whose net worth is $3.3 billion, and David Rubenstein, head of private equity firm Carlyle Group, whose net worth is listed at $2.8 billion.

They are joined by hoteliers and brothers Richard Marriott and Bill Marriott Jr. with net worths of $1.7 billion and $1.6 billion. Rounding out Maryland's list is Bernard Saul II, a businessman whose net worth was listed at $1.1 billion.

Lorraine.mirabella@baltsun.com

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