John Tyson


Tyson Foods Inc.


Age: 58

John Tyson

Johnny Tyson was named for his grandfather, the founder of Tyson Foods Inc., and is the son of the late Don Tyson, who built the company into the largest poultry company in the country. Johnny Tyson became chairman of the company in 1998 and CEO in 2000. He resigned as CEO in 2006 but remains chairman of the board.