Gwendolyn Sontheim Meyer

About Gwendolyn Sontheim Meyer

Birth Year: 1961
Birth Place: Rancho Santa Fe, California, United States
Residence: Rancho Santa Fe, California
Occupation: Equestrian
Children: 2
Parent(s): Marion MacMillan Pictet
Relatives: William W. Cargill (great-great-grandfather) Whitney MacMillan (maternal uncle)

Gwendolyn Sontheim Meyer

Gwendolyn Sontheim Meyer was born on 1961 in Rancho Santa Fe, California, United States. Gwendolyn Sontheim Meyer inherited an estimated 7% stake in food giant Cargill, the largest private company in America. The heiress spends most of her time on a farm in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., training horses that compete in show jumping. Her great-grandfather, W.W. Cargill, the son of a Scottish sea captain, founded Cargill in Conover, Iowa in 1865. The family still owns roughly 90% of Cargill, which did $110 billion in 2017 sales across food, agriculture, financial and industrial divisions.
Gwendolyn Sontheim Meyer is a member of Food and Beverage



A show jumper, she won the Prix Credit Suisse at the Geneva International Horse Show in 2011. She also sponsors dressage.


She lives on Coral Reef Ranch in Rancho Santa Fe, California. She is married, and has two children. As of March 2012, she was estimated to be worth approximately US$3 billion.

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