Entrepreneurs that Got Filthy Rich in 2011

Esthr/Flickr
7 of 14

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.