David B. Ingram is an heir to the Ingram Barge fortune of Tennessee and Chairman and president of Ingram Entertainment Holdings, a distributor of home entertainment products, like DVDs, audiobooks, video game software and hardware. Ingram Entertainment is the nation's largest distributor of DVD software. The company serves videogame stores, videogame and electronic stores, supermarkets, drugstores, and internet retailers. It has two affiliates: video distributor Monarch Home Video and beverage distributor DBI Beverage.
His mother is the billionaire Chairman of Ingram Industries, former chairman of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust, and a noted philanthropist and patron of the arts. She was married to the late E. Bronson Ingram, who inherited his father's petroleum and barge empire in 1963. In 1995, Martha Ingram succeeded her late husband as Chairman and CEO of Ingram Industries, one of America's largest privately held companies. In 2012, Fobres put her net worth at $2.7 billion.