Thurston Howell III is a fictional character from the television series “Gilligan’s Island”. Howell is a billionaire and one of the world’s richest men, inherited from his father. He met his wife “Lovey” at Harvard and married her in 1944.
Known as the Wizard of Wall Street, he has been convicted 6 times on antitrust suits, and investigated every year for income tax evasion. He owns up to 12 corporations, and as chairman of the board, has 5,000 employees and an office on the second floor.
He refuses to do manual labor, preferring instead to hire Gilligan to work for him. He usually spends his day relaxing with his wife Lovey on the bamboo lounge chairs, sipping tropical drinks, and listening to the stock market report on the radio (which is his). He also enjoys playing golf with bamboo and seashell clubs and reading his only copy of the Wall Street Journal every day.
Ranked #9 on the Forbes Fictional 15.
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