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Lynsi Torres Facts

Get to Know America's Youngest Female Billionaire

Bloomberg's Billionaires Index has been unearthing a lot of secretive wealthy people lately, including In-N-Out's 30-year-old president and owner, Lynsi Torres. The burger chain, which has about 280 stores, is worth an estimated $1.1 billion. Here are some facts about Torres:

  • Torres currently has half ownership of the company, but will take full control when she turns 35.
  • Her grandparents, Harry and Esther Snyder, started the original In-N-Out hamburger stand in 1948.
  • She became the sole heir of the company after a series of family deaths. After her grandfather passed away, her Uncle Rich took over, but Rich died in a plane crash when he was 41. Torres's father then took over, but died from a prescription overdose in 1999 at age 49. Her grandmother then took over the chain and left Lynsi Torres as the sole heir to the burger chain.
  • Torres has very little management training and she doesn't have a college degree.
  • The burger chain heir has a love for drag racing and is currently married to a race-car driver, her third marriage so far.
  • She bought a house last year worth $17.4 million that comes with seven bedrooms, 16 bathrooms, a pool, a tennis court, and more.

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