Tamara Gustavson

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Tamara Gustavson
Tamara Hughes
Alma materUniversity of Southern California
OccupationDirector of Public Storage
Known for11% stake in Public Storage
Net worth$4.6 billion (August 2020)
Parent(s)B. Wayne Hughes

Tamara Hughes Gustavson is an American billionaire.

Tamara Gustavson is the daughter of B. Wayne Hughes, the founder and chairman of Public Storage, a self-storage company. She is the largest shareholder with 11% of the company and, in 2016, with an estimated net worth of $4.9 billion, she established herself as wealthiest person in the state of Kentucky.[1][2] In 2020, she ranked 154 on the Forbes 400 with a net worth of $4.6 billion.[3]

In 1983, she graduated from the University of Southern California with a BS degree in public affairs.[4]

Since 2008, she has been a board director of Public Storage.[4] In May 2019, she was named as chairwoman of the board of trustees for American Homes 4 Rent.[5]


  1. ^ "Tamara Gustavson". Forbes. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Tamara Gustavson & family". Forbes. Retrieved 31 December 2016.
  3. ^ "The Forbes 400 2020: The Richest People in America". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-09-09.
  4. ^ a b "Tamara Gustavson: Self-Storage Heiress". Entrepreneurinformer. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  5. ^ "Tamara Hughes Gustavson to Chair American Homes 4 Rent Board | San Fernando Valley Business Journal". www.sfvbj.com. Retrieved 2021-02-12.