Clippers’ Steve Ballmer is the richest sports team owner, 7 NBA team owners on Top 20

Via latimes.com

Steve Ballmer, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, is the richest sports owner with a net worth of $52.7 billion, according to a recently published list by Kurt Badenhausen of Forbes.

In total, there are seven NBA team owners on the list. Their net worth ranges from $52.5 billion (Steven Ballmer) to $5.1 billion (Micky Arison).

NBA team owners among the Forbes’ richest sports team owners:

#1 STEVE BALLMER
NBA team: Los Angeles Clippers
Source of wealth: Microsoft
Net worth: $52.7 billion

#9 STANLEY KROENKE
NBA team: Denver Nuggets
Source of wealth: Sports, real estate
Net worth: $10 billion

#9 JOSEPH TSAI
NBA team: Brooklyn Nets
Source of wealth: E-commerce
Net worth: $10 billion

#14 ROBERT PERA
NBA team: Memphis Grizzlies
Source of wealth: Wireless networking gear
Net worth: $7 billion

#17 DANIEL GILBERT
NBA team: Cleveland Cavaliers
Source of wealth: Quicken Loans
Net worth: $6.5 billion

#18 TOM GORES
NBA team: Detroit Pistons
Source of wealth: Private equity
Net worth: $5.7 billion

#19 MICKY ARISON
NBA team: Miami Heat
Source of wealth: Carnival Cruises
Net worth: $5.1 billion