Lynn Schusterman net worth: Lynn Schusterman is an American philanthropist with an estimated net worth of $3.5 billion dollars which makes her one of the richest people in Oklahoma. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Lynn Schusterman is the widow of Charles Schusterman. Mr. Schusterman founded Samson Resources, the largest privately held oil and natural gas company in the United States. She sold most of the company in 2011 for $7.2 billion. She is known for her philanthropic work, and for the foundation she launched with her husband, the Charles & Lynn Schusterman Foundation. She has given generously to multiple Jewish organizations, and also gave large grants to Brandeis University, the University of Oklahoma, and the University of Texas at Austin, in order to create centers for Jewish or Israeli studies at each institution. She is also a major supporter of Teach for America, and helped establish programs in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Israel. She has received numerous awards for her philanthropic work.