Co-Founder, Chairman, Broadcom
WHY: Owns Anaheim Ducks Hockey Club and company that runs Honda Center. Along with wife, Susan, among area’s largest philanthropists. Wealth estimated at $5B.
RECENT: Stepped back from day to day ops at Broadcom. $100M gift to UCLA to support namesake engineering school. Snapping up land near Honda Center for massive redevelopment project; details haven’t been disclosed.
QUOTABLE: “When kids get on the ice and see how much fun it is, when they grow up they are hockey fans,” he said in March, when opening new Great Park ice facility he helped fund.