George Soros Net Worth

George Soros Net Worth $23 Billion

George Soros is a Hungarian-born, American-bred self-made billionaire, whose wealth amounts to $23 Billion (as of March 2014). He is a highly successful business mogul, investor, trader, philanthropist and a renowned devotee of progressive-liberal political causes. He is well known as "the man who broke the bank of England" after he successfully made $1.1 Billion when he sold short the pound on September 16 1992. The day has since been known as Black Wednesday.

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Soros currently serves as the Chairman of Soros Fund Management, a company he founded in 1970. He also acts as the Chairman of the Open Society Foundations. Soros was born on August 12, 1930 in Budapest Hungary to a Jewish family. He relocated to New York in 1976, where he began his career as an arbitrage trader for F.M Mayer and later as an analyst for Wertheim & Co. Over the decades, he has established a business empire that has earned him a massive fortune. According to Forbes, the 83-year old businessman is the 22nd wealthiest person in the world. The magazine also lists him as the richest hedge fund manager in the world, and also ranks him 7th on its list of the 400 wealthiest Americans.

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Soros has remained an active philanthropist since the 1970s. He started giving funds to assist black students gain university education in apartheid South Africa. Between 1979 and 2011, he had already given away more than $8 billion to causes related to education, public health and human rights. Soros also gave out one of the largest higher education endowments in Europe, to Central European University in Budapest.

Soros has been married thrice and divorced twice. His first wife was Annaliese Witschak, whom he married in 1960 and divorced in 1983. Together they had 3 children; Robert Daniel Soros, Andrea Soros and Jonathan Tivadar Soros. Soon after the divorce of his first wife, he married Susan Weber, with whom he had 2 children namely Alexander Soros and Gregory Soros. Soros and Susan divorced in 2005. On September 21, 2013, Soros married Tamiko Bolton, who runs an internet-based dietary supplement and vitamins sales company.

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