Micky Arison Net Worth: $5.7 Billion
Micky Arison is an American entrepreneur, who has an estimated net worth of $5.7 billion. He is currently ranked as the richest person in Florida and one of the richest people in the United States. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of a cruise ship company known as Carnival Corporation, which is the largest company of its kind. Arison inherited the involvement with his company from his father – Ted Arison, who happened to be one of the co-founders of the Carnival Corporation (the other co-founder being Meshulam Riklis). He now serves as the Chairman of the Board of the company.
In 2012, one of the Carnival cruise ship experienced a big challenge – the Concordia cruise ship disaster, where 32 people lost their lives. Many people considered this as Arison’s fault being the owner of the cruise line. However, he did not make any public appearances and many in the media felt this behavior as insensitive and callous.
Arison is also renowned for his involvement with the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. He bought the franchise in the year 1995, and has remained its owner ever since. Miami Heat won the NBA finals for three seasons; in 2006, 2012 and 2013. Arison was born on 29th June, 1989 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He joined the University of Miami, but later on dropped out from the institution. This renowned businessman is a loving husband and a father of two children.