No Surprise that the wealthiest person in Louisiana is the one man who owns the state's two biggest professional sports teams. Tom Benson is the owner of the New Orleans Saints and the NBA's New Orleans Hornets.  Benson is reportedly worth $1.3 billion.

The research firm Wealth-X recently released a report detailing the wealthiest person in each state.  The report finds that 41 states are home to billionaires.

It's also no surprise that Bill Gates and Warren Buffett rank at the top of this list and in their respective states.