American businessman, Rick Cohen has an estimated net worth of $11.0 billion. Born Richard B. Cohen in 1952 in Keene, New Hampshire, U.S. to a Jewish family. Rick Cohen is the CEO and sole owner of the largest wholesale grocery supply distributor in the United States, C&S Wholesale Grocers. A company co-founded by his grandfather, Israel Cohen in 1918. He took control of the company in 1989 after his father retired. Cohen has since grow the company by focusing on efficiencies and customer support. In 2008, C&S was the 12th-largest privately held company in the United States.
Cohen attended Deerfield Academy in Deerfield, Massachusetts and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in accounting. Cohen is married to executive producer of the Kaddish Project, Jan Cohen, and the couple has three daughters. He lives a simple lifestyle in a $1.5 million house in Keene, New Hampshire.