A local and local businesswoman named Youngstown topped the Forbes billionaire list in 2021.

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

They own more than 90% of the San Francisco 49ners, the fifth most valuable team in the NFL.

York’s father Edward Debartolo Sr. bought the football team for 13 million U.S. dollars in 1977, and it is now worth 3.5 billion U.S. dollars.

York took over the 49ers from his brother Edward (Edward Jr.) in 2001, and the latter became involved in legal disputes after 23 years of owning the team.

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

Her pathologist husband John established DeYor Lab in Youngstown before selling it to Corning.