Get a Birds Eye View of Wyoming’s Rich and Famous
Are you up for some cyber star gazing? Not the stars in the sky but the celebrities and business tycoons who reside in Wyoming? Thanks to Google Maps we can peer into the lives of the rich and famous with satellite images. Want to check out Harrison Ford's tennis court? Check out Sandra Bullock's mountain retreat? We can do that.
VirtualGlobetrotting.com showcases interesting things visible from online map services. There are famous people's home, historical places, or interesting landscapes. For example in Wyoming, there are satellite pictures of a coal mine, the Casper Event Center, and the Ames Pyramid.
Harrison Ford is arguably one of the most famous people to reside in the Cowboy State. We have all heard of the Millennium Falcon, but did you know Ford is a pilot in real life? He flys a helicopter and actually participated in rescue missions near Jackson. He helped fly out a stranded boy scout who was lost. Always be prepared and may the Force be with you.
Bill Gates - the co-founder Microsoft owns a ranch here in the Cowboy State. Not only did this man help put a computer in every business and home, but the computer geek purchased a piece of Western history. As reported by Business Insider in 2009, he bought the Irma Lake Lodge. The first owner named it after his daughter. Oh, and the original owner was nonother than Buffalo Bill.
Sandra Bullock - Miss Congeniality owns a mountain getaway in Wyoming. It must be nice to get away from all the Hollywood madness and cozy up to the fire in Wyoming. Sometimes the rest of the U.S. doesn't get the Cowboy State, but we understand, Sandra.
Dick Cheney - Love him or hate him, the 46th Vice President is one of the biggest names to come out of the 307. Politics must have paid off because he has a nice house. It's hard to tell which home is his, but the neighborhood is definitely posh.
Christy Walton - One of the richest women in the world calls Wyoming home. Ms. Walton is heir to the WalMart fortune. She was the richest women in the U.S. but was recently delisted to number 2. Don't hate on her rank, because her net worth is just fine.