John and Leslie Malone seek to revitalize historic Bridlewood Farm
By Michael Compton
If there is a template for success, it's a safe bet that John and Leslie Malone, the new owners of Bridlewood Farm near Ocala, Fla., are among the architects.
Worth an estimated $6.7 billion, John, 73, is chairman of Liberty Media Corp., an Englewood, Colo.-based company whose subsidiaries include Sirius XM and Major League Baseball's Atlanta Braves, and has interests in Charter Communications, Live Nation Entertainment, and Barnes & Noble. He ranks 61st on the Forbes 400 List of Wealthiest Americans and is the largest individual landowner in the U.S., a title he earned in 2011, surpassing longtime friend Ted Turner.
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