Carl Icahn

CATEGORY: Billionaires
COMPANY: Icahn Enterprises

WHAT MAKES HIM HAUTE: He is chairman of diversified holding company Icahn Enterprises, American Railcar Industries, ImClone Systems, and Federal-Mogul, and has served as a director of Blockbuster since May 2005. He and his wife Gail are also active philanthropists, and founded three charter schools in the South Bronx, and are responsible for Icahn House in The Bronx and Icahn House East, a homeless shelter in New York City.

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