One Louisiana city has more billionaires than any other in our state. Can you guess which one it is?

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Well, if you guessed any other city than New Orleans, you would be wrong. That's because there's only one person living in Louisiana who's a billionaire, and it's New Orleans Saints owner, Gayle Benson.

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Benson has a net worth valued at around $3.4 billion. Not only does she own the Saints, but she also owns the New Orleans Pelicans NBA basketball team and several car lots.

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The United States as a whole has over 600 billionaires, with the state of New York being home to the largest collection of them here stateside.

Here's the Top 5 states with billionaires:

  1. New York - 86
  2. California - 41
  3. Texas - 18
  4. Georgia - 12
  5. Connecticut/Florida - 11

Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, is the wealthiest person in the United States. His net worth is valued at $219 billion. His net wealth shot up going into 2022 with the rising stock share prices of Tesla and his purchase of Twitter.

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Musk beat out Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, this year for the wealthiest person in the world.

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