Rich DeVos Speaker Profile
Owner of the Orlando Magic
Rich DeVos Biography
Rich DeVos was born March 4, 1926, Grand Rapids, Michigan and is an American businessman, co-founder of Amway along with Jay Van Andel (company restructured as Alticor in 2000), and owner of the Orlando Magic NBA basketball team. In 2010, Forbes magazine listed him as the 62nd wealthiest person in the United States with an estimated net worth of USD$ 4.3 billion (tied with three other people). In 2010, "Forbes" ranked him as the 176th richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of $4.5 billion. (At one point, he was in the top 10 of wealthiest Americans).
DeVos was educated at Calvin College and is a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. He served in the military in World War II in the United States Army Air Corps.
Richard DeVos is the owner of the National Basketball Association's franchise basketball team, the Orlando Magic, having bought the team in 1991. DeVos also formerly owned the Orlando Solar Bears and the Grand Rapids Griffins, two IHL franchises before that league folded; the Cosmos were closed as a result of the league folding, while the Griffins moved to the AHL, and are now under the ownership of Dan DeVos, one of Richard's sons.
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