He's from Kentucky, makes his own bourbon, drives a Ford pickup—and flies in a private plane. These are some of the few details that have emerged about Brad Kelley, 55, a deeply private billionaire. Reclusive billionaire Brad Kelley is hardly ever photographed. He doesn't use email. And he owns more land than the state of Rhode Island.
His primary home is in Franklin, Tenn., where he lives with his wife, Susan, and his three daughters. He bought his 8,176-square-foot house with a swimming pool and a tennis court on 26 acres in 2003 for $1.9 million.
The Man With a Million Acres