Eliza Fletcher net worth: Inside the billion-dollar fortune of abducted Memphis heiress

Eliza has been married to Richard 'Richie' Fletcher since 2014, they have been very active in various activities of the church

Eliza Fletcher net worth: Inside the billion-dollar fortune of abducted Memphis heiress
Eliza belongs to a family that owns a business which stands at 143 rank in the Forbes list ( Lizawfletcher/Instagram)
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MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE: The abduction of Eliza Fletcher has shocked thousands in Tennessee. Eliza has been a beloved pre-kindergarten teacher at St. Mary's Episcopal School. However, she is a heiress to the billion-dollar fortune of her family’s hardware business, Orgill Inc. 

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Eliza was abducted on Friday, September 2, at about 4.20 am in the morning near the University of Memphis. She was jogging when she was reportedly forced inside a dark SUV by an unidentified abductor.

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According to The Daily Beast, the business of Orgill Inc is worth over $3.2 billion and ranks at 143 on the Forbe's list of America’s largest private companies as of 2020. The information shared on the website of Orgill Inc suggests that the company was founded in 1847 and it is a fastest-growing independent hardware distributor in the world. Orgill also serves  for numerous retailers throughout the United States and Canada, and has strong distribution network across 50 countries in the world.

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As per reports, Eliza, who also uses the name “Liza”, belongs to a very affluent family. Her grandfather was the late Joseph "Joe" Orgill III, a hardware magnate who was the owner of Orgill Inc. Eliza's family has announced a reward of $50,000 to help find her while issuing a statement that read, “We look forward to Eliza’s safe return and hope that this award will help police capture those who committed this crime.” Fletcher graduated from the Hutchinson School in Memphis in 2006, and graduated from Belmont University with a graduate degree in teaching. She is an avid runner and has previously qualified for the Boston Marathon. 

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In an interaction with New York Post, Eliza's father-in-law, Richard Fletcher Jr,“It’s just a matter of waiting and hoping and praying." Richard said he visited his son, Richard Fletcher III, and they talked “about his wife [being] missing and how hard it is and how unexpected it is and how hard it is to cope with something that seems so random.”  Eliza has been married to Richard 'Richie' Fletcher since 2014. The duo has been "very active" in various activities of the church states pastor George Robertson, “She and her husband Ritchie are both very active and great leaders in our congregation. They have two little boys who have come up to me every week and give me a hug. She and her husband are both just inspirations in the sense of their zest for life and love of running and athletics.” said the pastor to Commercial Appeal. 

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