McNair lands on Forbes' 400 list

McNair lands on Forbes' 400 list
September 16, 2013, 1:45 pm
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CSNHouston Staff

The Texans have some money backing them. OK, a lot of money.

On the most recentl Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans, Texans owner Bob McNair ranks 273rd. McNair is worth $2 billion.

There are 19 others tied with McNair at $2 billion.

Paul Allen, who owns the Seahawks, is the wealthiest NFL owner. He is worth $15.8 billion. Allen also owns the Portland Trail Blazers.

Jerry Jones, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys, is worth $3 billion. In all, according to ESPN, there are 14 NFL owners on the list. Of those 14, McNair ranks eighth.

According to Forbes, the Texans are the fifth most-valuable NFL franchise, worth $1.450 billion. McNair purchased the franchise for $700 million in 1999.