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Forbes has released its annual list of the world’s billionaires, featuring several individuals with ties to Pittsburgh. The 2024 list includes 2,781 billionaires with a combined net worth of $14.2 trillion.

Among those who made it to the list are three individuals with strong connections to the Steel City: Maggie Hardy, Mark Cuban, and David Tepper. Additionally, Thomas Tull and Ron Burkle, both with ties to Pittsburgh, also made the cut.

David Tepper, known as one of the greatest hedge fund managers of his generation, ranked No. 94 with a net worth of $20.6 billion. He founded Appaloosa Management in 1993 and owns the Carolina Panthers while having roots in Pittsburgh’s Stanton Heights neighborhood.

Mark Cuban, with a net worth of $5.4 billion, came in at No. 563 on the list. He grew up in Mt. Lebanon and recently sold his majority stake in the Dallas Mavericks while attending the University of Pittsburgh. Maggie Hardy is also an alumnus of UPitt and holds a net worth of $4.1 billion as CEO and owner of 84 Lumber, which she took over from her father who founded it before passing away at 100 years old in January 2023.

Thomas Tull and Ron Burkle each have a net worth of $3 billion and were placed at No.,1104 on the list respectively .Tull has a minority stake in the Pittsburgh Steelers while Burkle is a minority stakeholder in the Pittsburgh Penguins representing their wealth and success on a global scale

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