The wealthy toy manufacturer and businessman lives here part-time. He is Chairman, CEO, sole owner and founder of Ty Inc., which manufactures and distributes Beanie Babies, Ty Girlz and a variety of other Ty plush items. In 2005 Forbes estimated his net worth at approximately $4.4 billion - down from a peak of $6 billion - still making him one of the wealthiest people in the world. He also owns a more modest 4,901 sq ft home in Oak Brook (IL) that is also featured on this site.
By tlp333 @ 2008-09-30 19:36:31