Doris Fisher

Doris Fisher Net Worth: $3.3 Billion

Doris Fisher is an American self-made billionaire, who is renowned for her involvement in the establishment of The Gap clothing store. She founded the famous clothing store alongside her late husband, Donald Fisher, in the year 1969 and served as the Director of the establishment until 2009.

According to Forbes Magazine, Doris has an estimated net worth of $3.3 billion, which makes her the 166th richest person in the united States and the 483rd richest person in the world, as of March 2014. Doris’s sons namely William, Robert and John are also actively involved in the running of the family business.

William and Robert serve in the board of the company, while John owns a significant stake in the company. John also serves as the Manager of Pieces Inc., which is also a private investment group. Doris Fisher served as the merchandiser of the company from 1969 to 2003. Gap Inc. currently operates at least 3,500 stores under brands that include Athleta, Banana Republic and Old Navy.

Doris is also an avid art collector, and her art collection is nearly as valuable as her stake in Gap. She has at least 1,100 master pieces from 185 different artists. Her collection features a collection of arts by famous artists such as Roy Lichtenstein, Chuck Close, Gerhard Richter and Andy Warhol.

The massive art work will be displayed at an expansion project that is anticipated to complete by 2016 in San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Doris Fisher is also an active philanthropist, and she has contributed millions of dollars to various charitable organizations. She is also the co-founder of the KIPP Foundation.

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