Net Worth: $1.7 Billion
- Source of Wealth Marriott Hotel conglomerate
- Birth Place United States
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Richard Marriott
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth 1939
- Occupation Businessman, Executive
- Education Harvard University
- Children 4
Richard Marriott is one of the heirs of J.W. Marriott Sr. who owned the famous Marriott Corporation. This hotel chain began in 1927 as a root beer stand but developed into a catering services, restaurants and hotels. Twin Bridges is the first Marriott hotel which opened in 1957. Richard and his brother inherited the Marriott Corporation which they later divided into two, to the shock of the shareholders.
Richard is currently running the Host Hotels which is considered as the largest lodging real estate trust in the globe composed of 121 hotels. Meanwhile, his brother runs the Marriott International which Richard partially owns. Currently, Richard serves as the Chairman of the Board for Host Hotels & Resorts which was known as the Host Marriott Corporation.