Dan Friedkin owns Gulf States Toyota, which is the largest private business in Houston with $1B in sales. The company has exclusive rights to import and distribute Toyotas products in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Oklahoma.
Friedkin also invests in luxury hospitality, purchasing Aspen landmark Hotel Jerome for $70M last February. His family owns luxury travel and safari operators, and he’s a big wildlife conservationist. He also reportedly owns one of the most extensive vintage war plane collections, which includes gems like the pictured Corsair F4U-4 Navy plane.