Heat Owner Micky Arison Lost $1.3 Billion Last Year, Forbes Says
Forbes says Carnival's stocks dropped 28 percent last year, and because Arison is the majority owner of the stock, it surely affected his wallet. "High unemployment and rough economy made customers seasick," Forbes writes.
We should note that Forbes' estimates of net worth aren't exact, so neither are its estimates of losses, but it stands to reason Arison was hurt by Carnival's stock drops.
He also was fined $500,000 by the league for making a comment on Twitter about the lockout, but that's small change for Arison.
Don't feel too bad for the guy. He's still worth $4.5 billion, and it's not like rent at the American Airlines Arena is costing him anything.
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