Barbara Carlson Gage Net Worth
Barbara Carlson Gage net worth: Barbara Carlson Gage is an American heiress who has a net worth of $1.7 billion dollars which makes her one of the richest people in Minnesota. Barbara Carlson Gage graduated from Northwestern University. She inherited the company founded by her father, Curt Carlson, who passed away in 1999. The company, called Carlson, Inc., began as stamp trading business in the 1930s, and grew to encompass dining and real estate. Ms. Gage co-owns Carlson, Inc. with her sister. The company now owns a wide variety of hotels and restaurants, including T.G.I. Fridays, the Radisson Hotels, the Radisson Country Inns & Suites, and the international brand, Blu. The company is in the process of growing its hotel arm, and there are plans to increase their hotel portfolio to over 1000 hotels in the next three years. Ms. Gage is responsible for overseeing the Carlson Foundation and also does philanthropic work with children's charities. She currently lives with her family in Long Lake, Michigan.