Entrepreneurs that Got Filthy Rich in 2011
Tim and Nina Zagat, Zagat
Tim and Nina Zagat started their restaurant review book company when they were lawyers living in Paris. Three decades later, the family-run business finally cashed out by selling to Google for a sum somewhere between $100-200 million (official terms were not disclosed.) “The deal will most likely mean a lucrative payout for the Zagats,” The New York Times noted in September 2011.