Net Worth: $2.5 Billion
- Source of Wealth Carlson, Inc.
- Marital Status Married
- Occupation Businesswoman, Executive
- Children 4
About Barbara Carlson Gage
Together with her sister Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Barbra Carlson Gage inherited a huge fortune from their father who passed away in 1999. The siblings received the ownership of Carlson Inc., the company founded by their father, which started as a gold bond trading stamp business in 1930 but now stands as a successful corporation which encompasses real estate, travel agencies and dining.
Aside from the wide variety of restaurants and hotels, the company also owns the internationally renowned brand Blu, the Radisson Country Inns & Suites as well as the T.G.I. Fridays. She currently oversees the Carlson Foundation and makes philanthropic activities for children’s charities.