Martha Ingram Net Worth $29 Billion
American businesswomanMartha Ingram has an estimated net worth of $2.9 billion as of March 2013 according to Forbes. She’s known to be the current ChairmanofIngram Industries.
Martha Robinson Rivers Ingram was born on August 20, 1935 inCharleston,South Carolina. She’s an alumna ofVassar College. After graduation, she got a job at theWCSC-AM/FM radio station andWCSC-TVstation. In 1958, she marriedE. Bronson Ingram(now deceased). While her husband was busy using the family’s business, Martha devoted her time in raising their four kids.
In 1979, she was motivated by her husband to join the family business asDirector of Public Affairs. When her husband passed away in 1995, she immediately became thechairman of the board. Today, Ingram Industries is comprised of Ingram Marine Group, Ingram Book Group, and Ingram Insurance Group. John’s only daughter, Robin, is an associate of the Ingram board of directors.