Net Worth: $1.35 Billion
- Source of Wealth Excel Communications
- Birth Place Mount Vernon, IL, U.S.
- Marital Status Married (Lisa E. Copeland)
- Full Name Kenny A. Troutt
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth 1948
- Occupation Businessman
About Kenny Troutt
Kenny Troutt founded the Excel Communications which is a telecommunications company based in Texas, the Excel Communications. The company makes use of multi-level marketing scheme to offer its main product which is the long distance phone service. Troutt became an instant billionaire after selling Excel Communications to Teleglobe for only $3.5 billion. After selling Excel, he reinvested in horses, stocks and bonds. He has an estimated net worth of $1.35 billion in May 2016, according to Forbes.
Kenny Troutt is a son of a bartender. He studied in Southern Illinois University and paid his tuition with his money earned from selling insurance. Today, Kenny Troutt is now actively involved in horse racing. Just last year, two of his favorite horses have won the Belmont Stakes and Kentucky Derby.