2015 Forbes' Billionaires Sports List

NEW YORK (AP) Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is listed as the world's 35th wealthiest billionaire for 2015, according to a list released Monday by Forbes Magazine. Michael Jordan, owner of the Charlotte Hornets, was a newcomer on the list. The magazine reported there are a record 1,826 billionaires in the world. Some of the sports-related billionaires are listed below by name (affiliation), net worth and worldwide rank in terms of net worth:

Steve Ballmer (Clippers), $21.5 billion, 35

Paul Allen (Seahawks), $17.5 billion, 51

Stephen Ross (Dolphins), $6.5 billion, 216

Stanley Kroenke (Rams), $6.3 billion, 225

Robert Kraft (Patriots), $4.3 billion,381

Jerry Jones (Cowboys), $4.2 billion, 393

Bernard Ecclestone (Formula One), $3.9 billion, 435

Stephen Bisciotti (Ravens), $2.7 billion, 690

Arthur Blank (Falcons), $2.5 billion, 737

Robert McNair (Texans), $2.4 billion, 782

James France (NASCAR), $2.1 billion, 894

Tom Benson (Saints, Pelicans), $1.9 billion, 1006

James Irsay (Colts), $1.75 billion, 1105

Daniel Snyder (Redskins), $1.7 billion, 1118

Leslie Alexander (Rockets), $1.6 billion, 1190

John Henry (Red Sox, Liverpool Soccer), $1.6 billion, 1190

Frank Fertitta (Ultimate Fighting), $1.5 billion, 1250

Lorenzo Fertitta (Ultimate Fighting), $1.5 billion, 1250

Arturo Moreno (Billboards), $1.5 billion, 1250

Jerry Reinsdorf (Bulls), $1.3 million, 1415

Alexander Spanos (Chargers), $1.25 billion,1500

Jeffrey Lurie (Eagles), $1.1 billion, 1638

Michael Jordan (Hornets), $1 billion, 1741

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See Forbes.com/billionaires for more complete list of sports-related billionaires

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