Michael Bloomberg Biography, Age, Wife, Daughter, House and Net worth

Michael Bloomberg Biography

Michael Bloomberg was born on February 14, 1942 is an American businessman, politician, author, and philanthropist. He has a net worth of $51.8 billion as of June 2018, making him the 8th-richest person in the United States and the 11th richest person in the world. Bloomberg has joined The Giving Pledge, whereby billionaires pledge to give away at least half of their wealth.

He is the founder, CEO, and owner of Bloomberg L.P., a global financial services, mass media, and software company that bears his name, and is known for its Bloomberg Terminal, a computer software system providing financial data widely used in the global financial services industry. He began working at the securities brokerage Salomon Brothers, before forming his own company in 1981 and spending the next twenty years as its chairman and CEO. He also served as chairman of the board of trustees at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, from 1996 to 2002.

Bloomberg has worked has the 108th Mayor of New York City, holding office for three consecutive terms, beginning with his first election in 2001. A Democrat before looking for elective office, he switched his party registration in 2001 to run for mayor as a Republican. Bloomberg defeated opponent Mark Green in a close election held just weeks after the September 11 terrorist attacks. He was the winer in the second term in 2005, and left the Republican Party two years later. He campaigned to change the city’s term limits law, and was elected to his third term in 2009 as an Independent candidate on the Republican ballot line.

Bloomberg was often mentioned as a candidate with moderate political views for the U.S. Presidential elections in 2008, and 2012, as well as for Governor of New York in 2010. He failed to seek either office, opting to continue serving as the Mayor of New York City.

Bill De Blasio on January 1, 2014, he succeeded Bloomberg as the Mayor of New York City. Later after a brief stint as a full-time philanthropist, Bloomberg went back to the position of CEO at Bloomberg L.P. by the end of 2014. Bloomberg on March 7, 2016, reported that he would not run as a third party candidate in the 2016 U.S. presidential election despite widespread speculation that he would, and later endorsed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for president.

Michael Bloomberg Age

Bloomberg was born on February 14, 1942, he is 76 years old as in year 2018.

Michael Bloomberg Wife|Daughter|Children

Bloomberg married Susan Elizabeth Barbara Brown, a British national from Yorkshire, United Kingdom in year 1975. The couple had two daughters: Emma who was born in 1979 and Georgina who was born in 1983, who were featured on Born Rich, a documentary film about the children of the extremely wealthy. Bloomberg he later divorced Brown in 1993, though he has said she remains his “best friend.” From 2010, Bloomberg was living with former New York state banking superintendent Diana Taylor. Emma his daughter is married to Christopher Frissora, son of billionaire businessman Mark Frissora.

Michael Bloomberg and his daughters frequently stays in their own houses in Bermuda.

Even though he attended Hebrew school, had a Bar Mitzvah, and his family kept a kosher kitchen, Bloomberg today is relatively secular, attending synagogue mainly during the High Holidays. Non of his daughters were raised Jewish.

Bloomberg is Licensed as a commercial pilot, an AW109 helicopter, and is near the top of the waiting list for an AW609 tiltrotor aircraft. In his young age he was a licensed amateur radio operator, was proficient in Morse code, and built ham radios.

Bloomberg’s younger sister, Marjorie Tiven, has been Commissioner of the New York City Commission for the United Nations, Consular Corps and Protocol, since February 2002.

By 2013, he owned 13 properties in various countries around the world, including a mansion built in the Georgian style. His current acquisition is a historical property located in London that once belonged to writer George Eliot.

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Michael Bloomberg House|Home

By 2013, he owned 13 properties in various countries around the world, including a mansion built in the Georgian style. His current acquisition is a historical property located in London that once belonged to writer George Eliot

Michael Bloomberg and his daughters frequently stays in their own houses in Bermuda.

Michael Bloomberg Net Worth|Wealth

Bloomberg’s was reported in March 2009 by Forbes wealth at $16 billion, a gain of $4.5 billion over the previous year, enjoying the world’s biggest increase in wealth in 2009. By that time, there were only four fortunes in the U.S. that were larger although it is said that the Wal-Mart family fortune is split among four people. In only two years Bloomberg had moved from 142nd to 17th in forbes list of the world’s billionaires.(March 2007 – March 2009). In September 2013, Forbes reported his wealth as $33 billion and ranked him as the 13th richest person in the world.

Later in March 2012 his wealth was reported by Forbes to at $22 billion, ranking him 20th in the world and 11th in the United States,and by September 2015, his net worth was $43.3 billion, ranking him the 6th richest person in the United States.

Currently he has a net worth of US$51.8 billion 

Michael Bloomberg Contact|Email

communications@bloomberg.org.

Bloomberg Philanthropies
25 East 78th Street
New York, NY 10075
+1 212-205-0100

Michael Bloomberg Quotes

  1. And because no matter who you are, if you believe in yourself and your dream, New York will always be the place for you.
  2. And because no matter who you are, if you believe in yourself and your dream, New York will always be the place for you.
  3. Every one of my positions cuts – out half the country. I’m pro-choice, I’m pro-gay rights, I’m pro-immigration, I’m against guns, I believe in Darwin.
  4. Stubborn isn’t a word I would use to describe myself; pigheaded is more appropriate
  5. We can only create good jobs if we make smarter investments in infrastructure and do more to support small businesses, not stiff them
    We will go forward… we will never go back

Michael Bloomberg Twitter

Michael Bloomberg Book

  1. Climate of Hope by Michael Bloomberg
  2. Bloomberg by Bloomberg Kindle Edition

Michael Bloomberg Height

Michael Bloomberg has a height of 1.73 m

Michael Bloomberg Education

He attended Johns Hopkins University, where he joined the fraternity Phi Kappa Psi. As a Sophomore in 1962 he constructed the school’s mascot, the blue jay. He later graduated in 1964 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. In 1966 he also graduated from Harvard Business School with a Master of Business Administration.

Michael Bloomberg Philanthropy

He donated $50 million through Bloomberg Philanthropies to Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign, allowing the campaign to expand its efforts to shut down coal-fired power plants from 15 states to 45 states. He awarded a $6 million grant through Bloomberg Philanthropies to the Environmental Defense Fund in support of strict regulations of fracking in the 14 states with the heaviest natural gas production. In January 2015, he led Bloomberg Philanthropies in a $48-million partnership with the Heising-Simons family to launch the Clean Energy Initiative. In January 2014, Bloomberg began a five-year commitment totaling $53 million through Bloomberg Philanthropies to the Vibrant Oceans Initiative. The initiative partners Bloomberg Philanthropies with Oceana, Rare, and Encourage Capital to help reform fisheries and increase sustainable populations worldwide. August 25, 2016, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Harvard University reported the creation of the joint Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative. $32 million was funded as a gift from Bloomberg, the Initiative will host up to 300 mayors and 400 staff from around the world over the next four years in executive training programs focused on increasing effective public sector management and innovation at the city level.n 1996, Bloomberg endowed the William Henry Bloomberg Professorship at Harvard with a $3 million gift in honor of his father, who died in 1963, saying, “throughout his life, he recognized the importance of reaching out to the nonprofit sector to help better the welfare of the entire community.

Michael Bloomberg Forbes

  • He is the co-founded financial information and media company Bloomberg LP in 1981.
  • Even after putting down the company’s seed funding, he has retained an 88% stake in the business, which has revenue north of $9 billion.
  • A great philanthropist, he has donated more than $5 billion to gun control, climate change and other causes.
  • Michael  got his start on Wall Street in 1966 with an entry level job at investment bank Salomon Brothers. He was fired 15 years later.
  • Bloomberg owns at least six homes, including ones in Bermuda and London.

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