We all want to be rich. You probably already have a game plan for what you'd do if suddenly you ended up with a windfall of money.

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Personally? I'm donating half to various charities, and then I'd take the rest and fill a swimming pool with coins and swim through it Scrooge McDuck style.


These Michigan residents however, are living our dream. They've made the latest edition of the Forbes Billionaires List. This years list includes 2,668 people who are worth over a billion dollars, and it's surprising how many of them call the mitten their home.

Roger Penske

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Rank and Net Worth: 1,053rd on the list, with a net worth of $2.9 billion.

Where their wealth comes from: This chairman and CEO of Bloomfield Hills-based car and truck dealer Penske Automotive Group made his fortune by buying a small truck fleet in 1969 and turning it into the rental empire we all know today.

The Stryker family

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Net Worth: $3.1 billion to $6.8 billion, depending on the member.

Where their wealth comes from: Three members of the Styker family made the list. Their Kalamzoo based company Stryker Corp makes medical devices.

Dan Gilbert

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Rank and Net Worth: 71st on the list and worth $22 Billion Dollars

Where their wealth comes from: Gilbert is the co-founder of Quicken Loans, founder of Rock Ventures, and owner of the Cleveland Cavilers. Starting from a small real estate career, he's made his way from the suburbs of Detroit to being one of the most wealthy people in America

Hank And Doug Meijer

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Rank and Net Worth: Sitting at 106th riches, the brothers are worth $16.5 billion combined.

Where their wealth comes from: The Meijer brothers are the heirs to the Walker-based nationwide grocery chain, which increased in value over the last year and raised their ranking on the list.

Marian Ilitch

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Rank and Net Worth: 654th on the list, with $4.4 billion

Where their wealth comes from: She is the founder and chairwoman of Ilitch Holdings Inc., which is the umbrella company for the Ilitch family's businesses that include Little Caesars Pizza, entertainment venues and sports teams

Mat Ishbia

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Rank and Net Worth:  579th with a net worth of $4.9 billion

Where their wealth comes from: Mat is our second mortgage mogul on the list. His Pontiac-based wholesale lending company United Wholesale Mortgage LLC put him on the map.

These Michigan made billionaires make us proud, but I'm sure most of us wouldn't mind to make this list in the future.

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