Bradley Hughes Net Worth
Bradley Hughes net worth: Bradley Wayne Hughes is an American billionaire entrepreneur who has a net worth of $2.4 billion dollars. Bradley Hughes is the richest person in Kentucky and the founder and chairman of Public Storage, the largest self storage company in the United States. He was born in Gotebo, Oklahoma in September of 1933 and currently lives in Lexington, Kentucky. He received his BS in Business Administration from the University of Southern California in 1957 and started his business in 1972, when he launched the self-storage business beginning with one unit. The company has since grown into the Public Storage chain of self-storage franchises, and it is the largest self-storage company in the United States. He served as President until 1991, and CEO until 2002. He is still Chairman of the Board. He also served as CEO for a series of 18 related real estate investment trusts, which were subsequently merged into one company. He launched the Parkes Hughes Cancer Center in Minnesota, but it went bankrupt in 2007, and was forced to shut its doors, after its founder was stripped of his medical license. Mr. Hughes is widely recognized for his interest in thoroughbred racing, his winning horse, Action This Day, and for his ownership of the Spendthrift Farm. He is also a known for his large donations to such conservative organizations as Karl Rove's American Crossroads. He has three children, two sons (Parker Hughes and B Wayne Hughes, Jr) and a daughter named Tammy Gustafson.