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The poorest person on this list is worth $500 million. The website Movoto created a map listing the richest person living within each U.S. state, and here we have compiled the data from every state into a list, starting with the least-rich rich person (sorry Alaska) and working upwards to the staggeringly wealthy. Utah's wealthiest citizen, Jon Huntsman Sr., comes in at 44th place with a net worth of $1.1 billion.

50 Alaska - Robert Gillam
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Net Worth: $700 million

Where the money came from: McKinley Capital Management, where Gillam is President and Chief Executive Officer. McKinley emphasizes in investment managing and growth equities, according to their website.

49 Delaware - Robert Gore
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Net Worth: $830 million

Where the money came from: W. L. Gore & Associates, Robert's family company. W. L. Gore & Associates is a technology and innovation company that creates medical devices, electronics, and fabrics.

48 Maine - Leon Gorman
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Net Worth: $860 million

Where the money came from: Gorman recently stepped down as chairman of L.L. Bean, a company that specializes in outdoor equipment and clothing.

47 North Dakota - Gary Tharaldson
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Net Worth: $900 million

Where the money came from: Gary founded Tharaldson Hospitalities, a management group that operates a large number of hotels across the U.S. in agreement with the Marriott and Hilton companies.

46 Alabama - Marguerite Harbert
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Net Worth: $1 billion

Where the money came from: Harbert's husband was the founder of Harbert Management Corporation, and she inherited the wealth upon his death. HMC is an independent investment firm.

45 New Mexico - Maloof Brothers
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Net Worth: $1 billion

Where the money came from: George, Joe and Gavin Maloof were majority owners of the Sacramento Kings for 14 years. They sold the team in 2013 for a record-breaking $534 million.

44 Utah - Jon Huntsman, Sr.
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Net Worth: $1.1 billion

Where the money came from: Jon is the founder and chairman of the Huntsman Corporation, a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals.

43 Idaho - Frank VanderSloot
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Net Worth: $1.2 billion

Where the money came from: VanderSloot is the Chief Executive Officer of Melaleuca. Melaleuca is a wellness company that promotes nutrition, pharmaceuticals, and personal care.

42 South Dakota - T. Denny Sanford
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Net Worth: $1.3 billion

Where the money came from: Sanford is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of United National Corporation, as well as the Chairman of the First Premier Bank.

41 Louisiana - Tom Benson
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Net Worth: $1.5 billion

Where the money came from: Benson owns the football team the New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans basketball team.

40 Iowa - Dennis Albaugh
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Total net worth: $1.5 billion

Where the money came from: Dennis founded Albaugh Inc., which sells pesticides and fertilizer worldwide.

39 West Virginia - Jim Justice
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Net Worth: $1.6 billion

Where the money came from: Jim Justice initially made his fortunes in the coal industry, and now he is the owner of the iconic Greenbrier Resort.

38 Rhode Island - Jonathan Nelson
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Net Worth: $1.8 billion

Where the money came from: Nelson founded the private equity firm Providence Equity Partners. Providence Equity Partners is invested in popular media companies like Hulu and Warner Music Group.

37 Kentucky - Bradley Hughes
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Total net worth: $2.2 billion

Where the money came from: Public Storage, which started as just one locker and grew to become the U.S.' biggest self-storage chain. Hughes is cofounder of the company.

36 Mississippi - Leslie Lampton
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Total net worth: $2.4 billion*

Where the money came from: Lampton is the Chairman of the Ergon energy company. However, her exact net worth has been disputed.

35 South Carolina - Anita Zucker
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Total net worth: $2.6 billion

Where the money came from:
Zucker is governor of Hudson's Bay Co., Director of Community Relations of InterTech Group, Inc., and the owner of a Tristan restaurant.

34 Pennsylvania - Mary Alice Dorrance Malone
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Total net worth: $3.1 billion

Where the money came from: Campbell's Soup, where Malone is the company's largest shareholder. Campbell's owned brands include Pace, V8, Pepperidge Farms, and Swanson.

33 Vermont - John Abele
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Total net worth: $3.3 billion

Where the money came from: According to Forbes, Abele is "cofounder of Boston Scientific, a pioneer developer of medical devices and a former member of The Forbes 400," who owns a modest house and isn't worried about leaving his front door unlocked.

32 Maryland - Ted Lerner
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Total net worth: $4.2 billion

Where the money came from: Lerner made his own fortune through real estate. Now, he and his family own the Washington Nationals baseball team.

31 Arizona - Bruce Halle
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Total net worth: $4.8 billion

Where the money came from: Halle founded the Discount Tire company, which can be found in 850 locations in 25 states.

30 Minnesota - Whitney MacMillan
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Total net worth: $4.8 billion

Where the money came from: MacMillan is one of five owners of the agribusiness firm Cargill. MacMillan owns 9 percent of Cargill, which is the largest private company in the U.S.

29 Illinois - Ken Griffin
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Total net worth: $5.2 billion

Where the money came from: Griffin created the hedge fund firm Citadel. Griffin recently donated $150 million to Harvard, his alma mater.

28 Ohio - Leslie Wexner
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Total net worth: $5.7 billion

Where the money came from: Wexner owns Limited Brands, and through that he owns companies Victoria's Secret, Pink, La Senza, Bath & Body Works and Henri Bendel. Additionally, Wexner owns a 315-foot yacht named Limitless.

27 Indiana - Gayle Cook
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Total net worth: $5.8 billion

Where the money came from: The Cook Group, a medical device company that Gayle and her late husband co-founded. Gayle inherited her husband Bill's stake when he passed away.

26 Montana - Dennis Washington
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Total net worth: $5.8 billion

Where the money came from: Washington started in construction and mining. His copper mine business in Butte, Montana is now worth over $1 billion. Additionally he now owns several shipping companies, including railway and shipping.

25 Tennessee - Thomas Frist
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Total net worth: $6.1 billion

Where the money came from: Frist and his father cofounded the Hospital Corporation of America conglomeration, and the Frist family now owns 15 percent of the HCA.

24 Florida - Micky Arison
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Total net worth: $6.5 billion

Where the money came from: Arison's father founded Carnival Corporation. Arison recently stepped down as CEO, although he still serves as chairman of the company. Arison also owns the Miami Heat.

23 North Carolina - James Goodnight
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Total net worth: $7.5 billion

Where the money came from: Goodnight owns two-thirds of the analytics software company SAS. Goodnight co-founded the company in 1976, and is now its CEO.

22 Wisconsin - John Menard
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Total net worth: $7.5 billion

Where the money came from: John Menard Jr. established the privatized home improvement chain Menards. While Menards' overall revenue trails behind similar stores such as Lowes and Home Depot, John Menard Jr. is wealthier than the owners of either of those chains, partly because he has maintained private control over his company.

21 Hawaii - Pierre Omidyar
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Total net worth: $8.2 billion

Where the money came from: Omidyar made his billions as the founder and chairman of the online auction site eBay.

20 Michigan - Hank & Doug Meijer
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Net Worth: $8.39 billion

Where the money came from: The brothers Hank and Doug Meijer took over as cochairmen of the grocery chain Meijer when their father retired. The multi-billion dollar Meijer chain was created by Hank and Doug's grandfather, and has been in the family ever since.

19 New Jersey - David Tepper
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Net Worth: $10 billion

Where the money came from: Tepper is the president and founder of Appaloosa Management, which deals with hedge funds. According to Forbes Tepper has always been very successful and in 2013, he outperformed the U.S. stock market.

18 New Hampshire - Rick Cohen
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Net Worth: $11.2 billion

Where the money came from: Richard Cohen is the owner and chairman of C&S Wholesale Grocers, the largest grocery wholesaler in the world. C&S owns several small companies and chains, including the Piggly Wiggly chain.

17 Missouri - Jack Taylor
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Total net worth: $12.8 billion

Where the money came from: Jack Taylor named the Enterprise Rent-a-Car company after the plane he had served on in World War Two, according to Forbes. Enterprise now has 1.3 million cars, the most of any company in the world. Taylor himself is officially retired, but still serves as Enterprise's advisory director.

16 Oklahoma - Harold Hamm
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Net Worth: $14.6 billion

Where the money came from: Hamm is Chairman and CEO of Continental Resources, his oil and gas company. Hamm personally owns 70 percent of the company, which has been doing extremely well lately, according to Forbes, particularly in the oil fields of North Dakota.

15 Connecticut - Ray Dalio
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Net Worth: $14.4 billion

Where the money came from: Forbes calls Dalio "the king of the rich hedge fund industry." Dalio is the founder and co-Chief Investment Officer of Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund firm and the source of Dalio's fortune.

14 Colorado - Charles Ergen
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Net Worth: $15 billion

Where the money came from: Ergen is the founder and chairman of the satellite TV company Dish Network. Ergen also controls the company Echostar.

13 Georgia - Anne Cox Chambers
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Net Worth: $15.5 billion

Where the money came from: Anne Cox Chambers is 94 years old, according to Forbes, and yet still sits on the board of directors for media conglomerate Cox Enterprises. Chambers is the majority owner of the company.

12 Massachusetts - Abigail Johnson
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Net Worth: $17.3 billion

Where the money came from: Johnson is the president of Fidelity Investments. She id the granddaughter of Fidelity's founder Edward Johnson, and is expected to become the company's next CEO when her father steps down, according to Forbes.

11 Oregon - Phil Knight
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Net Worth: $18.4 billion

Where the money came from:Phil Knight is the chairman of Nike, owning 25 percent stake in the company and the billions that come with it. Knight paid a graphic design student $35 to design Nike's now famous "swoosh" logo, according to Forbes.

10 Virginia - Jacqueline Mars
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Net Worth: $21 billion

Where the money came from: Jacqueline is on the board of directors of the Mars company, the largest candy company in the world responsible for Milky Ways, Snickers, and M&Ms, among other things. Jacqueline's grandfather Frank Mars founded the company in 1911, according to Forbes.

9 Arkansas - Jim Walton
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Net Worth: $34.7 billion

Where the money came from: Jim Walton is the youngest son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton, which is where he inherited his initial wealth, according to Forbes. Additionally, Jim is the Chairman and CEO of the Walton family's Arvest Bank.

8 Texas - Alice Walton
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Net Worth: $35 billion

Where the money came from: Alice Walton is the daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton. She is known as the biggest philanthropist of the Walton family, according to Forbes, and is currently the chairman of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Arkansas.

7 Wyoming - Christy Walton
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Net Worth: $36.7 billion

Where the money came from: Christy Walton is the daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and the richest woman in the world, according to Forbes. She is co-Chair of the Children's Scholarship Fund.

6 Nevada - Sheldon Adelson
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Net Worth: $37.5 billion

Where the money came from: As the Chairman and CEO of the Las Vegas Sands casino and resort, Adelson made an average of $32 million a day over the past year, according to Forbes. Shares of his Las Vegas Sands resort are worth more than all American casino companies put together.

5 Kansas - Charles Koch
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Net Worth: $40 billion

Where the money came from: Charles Koch has been CEO and chairman of Koch Industries for almost 50 years, according to Forbes. Koch is the second largest private company in America and is invested in everything from oil to Dixie cups.

4 New York - David Koch
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Net Worth: $40 billion

Where the money came from: David Koch is the Executive Vice President of Koch Industries. Combined, he and his brother Charles own 84 percent of the Koch empire.

3 California - Larry Ellison
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Net Worth: $48 billion

Where the money came from: Ellison is CEO and Founder of Oracle, a computer technologies company. In his spare time, he enjoys activities such as owning 98 percent of Hawaii's Lanai Island and financing popular films such as American Hustle and Zero Dark Thirty, according to Forbes.

2 Nebraska - Warren Buffett
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Net Worth: $58.2 Billion

Where the money came from: The 83 year old Buffett is CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, a multinational conglomerate holding company. Buffett gives the credit for his business savvy and absurd amounts of money to Benjamin Graham's book "The Intelligent Investor," according to Forbes.

1 Washington - Bill Gates
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Net Worth: $76 Billion

Where the money came from: Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft computer technology, has been the richest man in the world for 15 of the past 20 years, according to Forbes. He is heavily involved in philanthropy and trying to convince others to do the same. "He and Warren Buffett have thus far convinced over 100 of the super rich to sign on to the Giving Pledge, a promise to donate at least half one's net worth to charity," Forbes wrote.