Frist Jr. - largest individual shareholder of HCA, a healthcare
system. Net worth around $5 Billion.
Ingram - Chairman of Ingram Industries, based in Nashville, TN. Net
worth about $3.4 Billion.
- Founder of FedEx Corp based in Memphis, TN. Net worth around $2.3 Billion.
Resides in Nashville, TN. founded Commonwealth Brands tobacco company
1990, manufactured discounted cigarettes USA Gold, Bull Durham,
Malibu. Owns 71% of Kentucky Downs racetrack; also holds minor stake
in Churchill Downs, venue of Kentucky Derby. Net worth around $2 Billion.
Mason Hawkins -
Owner of Southeastern Asset Management Group, a money management firm. Net
worth around $1.8 Billion.
Turner Jr. - Largest stockholder of Dollar General Stores, which was
created by his father and grandfather. Net worth around $1.5 Billion.
- CEO of Pilot Flying J Truckstops. based in Knoxville, TN. Net worth around
Kemmons Wilson Family
- Founders of Holiday Inn, based in Memphis, TN. Owners of Wilson
Hotel Management Co. Net worth around $1.2
J.R. Hyde III -
Founder of AutoZone, and largest stock holder of GTx Pharmaceutical Co.
based in Memphis, TN. Net worth around $915
W. McGlothlin - Tennessee resident and Chief executive of coal
company, United Co., which is based in Bristol, VA. Net worth around $900 Million.
Jack Lupton -
Gandson of founder of Great Western Coco-Cola Bottling Co, based in
Chattanooga, TN. Sold company to Coke for $1.4 billion. Net worth around $880 Million.
Davenport III - Son of Krystal fast food founder. Also founded drive
thru fast food chain Central Park. Net worth around $825
K. Johnston Jr. - Heir to the Coca-Cola bottling fortune. Former
director of SunTrust Banks. Net worth around $810
Hull Dobbs - Owner of Dobbs Management Services, based in Memphis, TN.
Net worth around $800 Million.
Spencer Hays - Owner of Southwestern/Great American Inc. based in
Nashville, TN. Net worth around $800 Million.
- Owner of Life Care Centers of America Nursing Homes. based in Cleveland,
TN. Net worth around $600 Million.
Dunavant - Owner of Dunavant Enterprises, a cotton manufacturer based
in Memphis, TN. Net worth around $600 Million.
Clayton - Founder of Clayton Homes/FSB Bancshares based in Knoxville,
TN. Net worth around $520 Million.
W. Allan Jones
- Founder of Check Into Cash, an industry which allows people to receive
advanced payments for their upcoming paychecks. Based in Cleveland, TN.
Net worth around $500 Million.
McWhorter - Owner of Clayton Associates, a healthcare services
company. Based in Nashville, TN. Net worth around $470
- Owner of H.T. Hackney Co. based in Knoxville, TN. Net worth around $300 Million.