Texas Oil Tycoon Weds On Valentine’s Day

DALLAS (February 15, 2014) Texas oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens married for a fifth time on Valentine’s Day.

Spokesman Jay Rosser said Pickens, 85, married Toni Brinker on Friday on Pickens' ranch in the Texas Panhandle.

Brinker is the widow of Dallas businessman Norman Brinker, who built a worldwide casual dining empire that included Chili's restaurants.

The Oklahoma native made much of his fortune in oil drilling. Pickens has traveled the country championing wind power and other alternative energy forms.

He's also donated millions of dollars to his alma mater of Oklahoma State University and various other causes.

In 2012, it was announced that Pickens and his fourth wife, Madeleine, were divorcing.

The two married in 2005.


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