Gayle Cook is an American billionaire who has a net worth of $6.2 billion dollars. Gayle Cook’s net worth makes her the richest person in Indiana. Based in Bloomington, Indiana, Gayle Cook, and her husband Bill Cook, created their own medical device company in a bedroom in their house in the early 1960s. The company grew exponentially over the next fifty years, and they now have offices and factories all over North America, Europe, and in parts of Asia. They are further expanding their Asian holdings, including doubling the size of their Asia-Pacific Distribution Centre. The company produces stents and catheters with antibiotics. Mr. Cook passed away in April of 2011, and Mrs. Cook inherited his share of the company. In addition to Cook Incorporated, the Cook’s also poured a great deal of their wealth into improving Bloomington, Indiana. They spent $500 million restoring both the French Lick Resort and the West Baden Springs Hotel in Indiana. June 20th is known as Bill and Gayle Cook Day in the state.
|Net Worth:||$6.2 Billion|