Net Worth: $3.2 Billion
- Source of Wealth Cheese, Leprino Foods
- Birth Place United States of America
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name James Leprino
- Nationality United States
- Ethnicity Caucasian
- Occupation Businessman
- Children 2
About James Leprino
Currently based in Colorado, James Leprino is an American businessman with an estimated net worth of $3.2 billion as of May 2015 according to Forbes. He is known to be the owner and Chairman of the Board of Leprino Foods, a privately held company that specializes in producing mozzarella cheese.
Leprino Foods is considered as the largest producer of mozzarella cheese in the world. The company was founded by his father Mike Sr. who started with producing ricotta and cheese to local stores in the 50’s. Currently, Leprino Foods supplies cheese to several brands including Pizza Hut, Hot Pockets, Domino’s and Papa John’s. Aside from cheese, the company also produces lactose, whey protein and sweet whey powder which is normally used in creating formula milk and yogurt.