Youngstown native lands spot on Forbes 2021 Billionaires checklist

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A Youngstown native businesswoman earned her spot on the Forbes Billionaires of 2021 list. Denise DeBartolo-York and her family have a net worth of $ 3.5 billion.

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A Youngstown native businesswoman earned her spot on the Forbes Billionaires of 2021 list.

Denise DeBartolo-York and her family have a net worth of $ 3.5 billion.

You own more than 90 percent of the San Francisco 49ners, the fifth largest team in the NFL.

York’s father, Edward Debartolo Sr., bought the football team in 1977 for $ 13 million. Today it’s $ 3.5 billion.

York took control of the 49ers in 2001 from her brother Edward Jr., who found himself in legal trouble after having owned the team for 23 years.

Denise and her husband John have four children, the oldest of whom, Jed, is the current CEO of the 49ers.

Her husband, John, a pathologist, founded DeYor Laboratories in Youngstown before selling it to Corning.