Net Worth: $1.3 Billion
- Source of Wealth Chick-fil-A (Self-made)
- Nationality United States
About S. Truett Cathy
Samuel Truett Cathy is an American businessman and founder of Chick-fil-A, a quick service restaurant chain based in suburban Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He has a net worth of $1.1 billion as of September 2011, according to Forbes list of billionaires. The Chick-Fil-A founder remains chairman of the company, which is the second largest fast food chicken chain in U.S after KFC. Chick-Fil-A remains a family business; Cathy’s oldest son Dan has been president since 2001, youngest son Don (“Bubba”) is a senior executive and several grandchildren are now franchise owners.The chain operates over 1,500 stores in 39 states. Among its most popular items is chicken sandwiches and waffle fries. A devout Baptist, Cathy keeps his stores closed on Sundays. Cathy was born in Eatonton, Georgia in 1921.