Nine Maryland billionaires on Forbes list

Dan SnyderThe Carlyle GroupKevin PlankUnder Armour Inc.

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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