Gary W. Rollins (born August 30, 1944) is an American billionaire businessman. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Rollins Inc., the US’s largest pest control conglomerate.
Gary W. Rollins was born on August 30, 1944. His father was O. Wayne Rollins and his mother, Grace Crum Rollins.
Rollins graduated with a bachelor of business administration degree from the University of Tennessee in 1967.
Rollins served as the Chief Executive Officer of Orkin until July 2009. He has served as its Chairman since February 2004. Additionally, he has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Rollins Inc. since July 24, 2001.
He serves on the Board of Director of RPC, Inc.
On the Forbes 2016 list of the world’s billionaires, he was ranked #688 with a net worth of US$2.5 billion.
He and his wife Ruth Magness own an 1,800-acre ranch near Cartersville, Georgia. They have four children.
- Glen Rollins
- Ruth Ellen Rollins
- Nancy Louise Rollins
- O. Wayne Rollins II
Their son, Glen Rollins, married to Danielle, is suing his father and his uncle Randall Rollins, chairman of Rollins Inc, over “rightful cash allocations”. Glen’s three siblings have all joined him in the lawsuit, as has his mother Ruthie, who filed for divorce from Gary at about the same time. Randall Rollins’ five children are taking their father and Gary’s side. Glen and Danielle have also begun divorce proceedings. The family’s “pest control empire” is worth about $8 billion.