Phil Knight - Fortune - Billionaire list

Phil Knight
Philip Knight (born February 24, 1938) is the founder and former CEO of Nike, Inc. and the majority shareholder in Will Vinton Studios.

Knight is also known for his monetary support of the University of Oregon, where he received his bachelor's degree in accounting in 1959. Knight received his MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1962.

$8.2 billion as of 2005.
$7.1 billion as of 2004.