Dan Wilks Net Worth

Dan Wilks was born in Cisco, Texas, United States. Dan Wilks and his brother, Farris, sold their hydraulic fracturing and oilfield services company to the Singapore government in 2011 for $3.5 billion. In the years since, the brothers have been buying up land, adding 672,000 acres of property across 5 states. They first founded Wilks Masonry in 1995, following in their stone mason father's footsteps. In 2002 they launched into fracking with Frac Tech, building it into a large oil and natural gas outfit before selling the business nine years later. Since then, Dan and Farris have reinvested in oil and gas companies, including stakes in publicly traded firms such as Canada's Trican Well Services.
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💰 Net worth: $1.38 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2011 $1.4 Billion
2012 $1.4 Billion
2013 $1.5 Billion
2014 $1.5 Billion
2015 $1.35 Billion
2016 $1.3 Billion
2017 $1.3 Billion
2018 $1.39 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1947

Farris Wilks is married to Jo Ann and the Father of 11 children. He is the former pastor of the Assembly of Yahweh Seventh Day near Cisco, a conservative Messianic Israelite congregation that was founded by his parents, Voy and Myrtle, in 1947. The congregation takes a literal approach to the Bible, considering it historically and scientifically accurate, and considers homosexuality and abortion crimes.

2016

They supported Texan U.S. Senator Ted Cruz in the United States presidential election, 2016, contributing $15 million to a super political action committee backing Cruz. They gave $50,000 in 2016 to the candidacy of Jeff Judson, who unsuccessfully challenged fellow Republican Joe Straus, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, in the District 121 Republican legislative primary in March 2016.