10 Most Influential West Palm Beach Residents

West Palm Beach, a city in the county seat of Palm Beach County, Florida, has over 101,000 residents–many who are rich, famous and highly influential. Ten names top the list.

E.F. Hutton

E.F. Hutton is a famed American stock brokerage, founded in 1904, that became of the nations most respected financial firms. The company is known for its catchy commercials during the 70s and 80s, “When E.F. Hutton talks, people listen.”

Donald Trump

The “Donald” is well known for his business acumen as well as his theatrics. He’s a real estate investor, television personality and author. Trump took over his father’s business in 1971 and has never looked back.

Ivana Trump

Once married to the famed Donald Trump, Ivana gained respect and notoriety through her own ability to manage and spearhead massive construction projects with her famous husband. Toward the end of 1990, rumors circulated that Ivana was filing for divorce due to the husbands infidelity.

James Patterson

Patterson, a world-renowned author, is perhaps best known for his novels about a fictitious psychologist named Alex Cross. His books have sold more than 300 million copies.

Ann Coulter

As an author, American conservative, political commentator, lawyer and syndicated columnist, Ann Coulter is a well known, often controversial figure. She can frequently be seen and heard on television and radio talk shows.

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Rush Limbaugh

As a political commentator and conservative radio talk show host, Rush Limbaugh occupies the number one spot of radio talk show hosts with 15 million weekly listeners. Rush is famous for criticizing what he terms liberal policies and liberal politicians.

Kennedy Family

The Kennedys were, and still are, an American family that is prominent in American politics and government. While the Kennedy reign in West Palm Beach is said to have ended in 1995, the family still maintains influence in the area.

Rod Stewart

One of the best-selling music artists of all time, with over 100 million records sold worldwide, Rod Stewart was inducted in the U.S. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.

DuPont Family

The DuPont family of today are icons in the chemical history and have made a vital impact on industries ranging from agriculture and communications to construction and transportation.

Vera Wang
Vera Wang, a celebrated American fashion designer, is best known for her creations of wedding and bridesmaid gowns. She is also well known for her clientele of elite lady figure skaters.

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