2012 net worth: $7.0 billion
2011 net worth: $7.5 billion
Philip Anschutz has made fortunes in oil, railroads and telecom, but his biggest bets are in entertainment. Through Anschutz Entertainment Group, or AEG, he operates dozens of the world's greatest concert venues, including the Staples Center and Nokia Theater in L.A., London's O2, and Shanghai's Mercedes-Benz Arena. He fills his halls with in-house entertainment including Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and the Black Eyed Peas.
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