Jones’ new 111,000-seat stadium hosted the Superbowl and helped the Dallas Cowboys rake in $420 million last year to maintain its status as the most valuable NFL team, worth $1.8 billion. Team performed better financially than it did on the field; missed playoffs with a 6-10 record. Thanks to lucrative seat licenses, Jones took on relatively little debt building his $1.2 billion cathedral to Texas football. Former Arkansas Razorback made first fortune in 1970s drilling natural gas wells. Bought the Dallas Cowboys for $150 million in 1989; team has won 3 Super Bowl rings under his ownership. Still owns large oil and gas holdings, shopping centers. Big Salvation Army supporter has used Cowboys to raise more than $1 billion for the charity over past 11 years.
Net Worth: $2 billion