James Leprino net worth: James Leprino is a Colorado-based businessman who has a net worth of $3.1 billion dollars. The CEO of Leprino Foods, James Leprino took over the family run cheese business in the 50s, and it is now the largest mozzarella producer in the world. Leprino Foods supplies cheese to multiple companies including Domino's, Papa John's, and Pizza Hut, among various other packaged food companies. James Leprino is the owner and chairman of Leprino Foods. Leprino Foods is the world's largest mozzarella cheese producer and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Leprino supplies to cheese to major pizza companies like Pizza Hut, Papa John's, and Dominos, as well as Hot Pockets. The company also sells whey protein, lactose, and sweet whey powder for products like yogurt and baby formula. James' father Mike Sr. founded Leprino Foods in 1950 after making homemade cheese for local stores. The company sold their first products under the name Gina Marie brand. Forbes ranked Leprino Foods the 165th largest private company in the United States in 2009. James Leprino resides in Indian Hills, CO and is married.