According to the annual survey by the National Herald, the combined fortune of the fifty wealthiest Greek Americans amounts to 36 billion dollars. The National Herald‘s list includes at least 15 expatriates who were born in Greece.
The article mentions that the list includes representatives of every sector, such as businessmen, scientists, investors etc. As noted, the Greek community of the U.S.A. is among the wealthiest and more educated of the other ethnic groups that constitute the modern American society.
Every year, the National Herald publishes a list of the 50 wealthiest Greek Americans, detailing their age, professional sector and property.
This year’s list includes: Lily Hassiotis, John Catsimatidis, John Paul DeJoria, George Argyros, Michael Jaharis, Peter Peterson, George Logothetis, Dean Mitropoulos, Efstathios Valiotis, Alex Spanos, Tom Kartsotis, Theodore John Leonsis, John Calamos, George Marcus, George Behrakis, George Sakellaris, John Payiavlas, Peter G. Angelos, John Pappajohn, Sotirios Vahaviolos, Vasilis Stavropoulos, Evangelos Tsakopoulos, Theodore Spyropoulos, Arianna Stassinopoulos-Huffington, Andrew Liveris, Tina Fey, James N. Gianopulos and Rita Wilson.