Feld Entertainment Chairman Kenneth Feld and his family joined the world’s billionaires for a year.
With a net worth of $2.9 billion, a $600 million increase by 2022, Field tops the list alongside former President Donald Trump, hip-hop mogul Jay-Z and media mogul Oprah Winfrey.
Trump and Jay Winfrey’s net worth is $2.5 billion.
Field is the right-hand man at Berkshire Hathaway to legendary investor Warren Buffett, who is taller than Charlie Munger.
Known as the “Oracle of Omaha,” Buffett tops the list alongside Tesla, SpaceX and Twitter owner Elon Musk ($180 billion), Amazon owner Jeff Bezos ($114 billion) and Microsoft founder Bill Gates ($104 billion). )
Buffett’s net worth is $106 billion. He is the world’s fifth richest man with a fortune of $211 billion, along with Frenchman Bernard Arnault and his family, who run the LVMH fashion empire.
Field’s father, Irwin, bought the Ringling Bros. Circus. In the year For $8 million in 1967, according to Forbes. Kenneth Field took over the business in 1984 after his father’s death.
The 74-year-old Sarasota resident is preparing his three daughters to take over the business after him, Forbes reports.
Feld Entertainment, based in Manatee County near Bradenton, and its current live shows came after Ringling Bros. closed. The circus lost ticket sales in 2017, Forbes reported.
However, the circus is continuing with an improved show without the circus animals, planned for fall 2023. Tickets sold out this month.
The tour kicks off on September 29th in Bossier City, Louisiana. Florida’s next show is Jan. 5-7 at Tampa’s Amalie Arena.