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- Net Worth:
- $3 Billion
- Businessman and rancher, director of Cargill
Austen Cargill II net worth: Austen Cargill II is an American business heir who has a net worth of $3 billion which makes him one of the richest people in Montana. As you might have guessed, Austen Cargill II is a member of the extremely wealthy Cargill/MacMillan. He earned both his B.A. and his M.S. from the University of Minnesota, and then went on to earn a Doctorate from Oregon State University. He is one of the heirs to the Cargill, Inc. fortune. Cargill, Inc., was founded by William Cargill in 1865, and was originally focused on grain storage. The company has since grown to included everything related to food production, from animal feed, to food transport, and the Cargill family has become one of the richest in the world. The exact amount of wealth the family has amassed to this point is unknown, as Cargill, Inc. is a privately owned company, the largest in the United States, and the owners of privately owned firms are not required to report their personal wealth. Austen Cargill II currently lives in Livingston, Montana and has two children.