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
RelativesB. Wayne Hughes Jr. (brother)

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 the 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 February 2022, Forbes estimated her net worth at $8.1 billion.[1]

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. ^ a b "Tamara Gustavson". Forbes. Retrieved 21 February 2022.
  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.