American businessman Peyton Yates comes with an estimated net worth of $760 million and is the wealthiest person in Mexico. He’s earned his net worth when he started his career at Chevron Oil Company as a petroleum engineer. In the early 70’s, he joined the family business, Yates Companies. He afterwards became the President of Yates Drilling Company plus the Executive Vice President of Yates Petroleum Corporation where he is additionally the Chairman of its own Council Trust Committee. Aside from Yates Companies, Mr. Yates serves on the board of several banks, faculties, and energy coalitions. He also serves as the Chairman of the Management Committee of Artesia MainStreet. Then he served in the Army in Vietnam as a first lieutenant for a couple of years.