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Alexander Spanos

Owner, San Diego Chargers
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Net worth 2018: $2.45 Billion
Industry: Sports
Residence: Stockton, California
Country: United States
BirthDay: 28 September 1923
Sigh: Libra
Children: 4
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of the Pacific
BIOGRAPHY

Alexander Spanos was bornon 28 September 1923 in Stockton, California, United States, is Owner, San Diego Chargers. Alexander Spanos is #996 in List Billionaires People In The World. Alexander Spanos founded AG Spanos, one of the country's largest apartment developers, in 1960. His sons, Dean and Michael, took charge in 2005. Spanos bought a controlling stake in the Chargers in 1984, a team now worth $1.9 billion net of debt. His grandchildren John and A.G. run the team. Spanos wrote "Sharing the Wealth: My Story" with a foreword by Rush Limbaugh.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1.1 Billion

2010

$1.1 Billion

2011

$1.1 Billion

2012

$1.1 Billion

2013

$1 Billion

2014

$1.1 Billion

2015

$1.25 Billion

2016

$2.4 Billion

2017

$2.4 Billion

2018

$2.45 Billion

TIMELINE
2016

The remaining 3% was held by San Diego restaurateur George Pernicano, an investor in the team since a few years after its inception, until Pernicano's death in October 2016

2015

According to Forbes, as of 2015 the San Diego Chargers are worth $995 million

2008

Spanos has suffered from severe dementia since 2008

2005

Spanos was inducted into the California Building Industry Hall of Fame in 2005

2004

President Bush appointed Spanos to the Kennedy Center board in 2004

2000

Spanos had a seven-way heart bypass in 2000, and has had surgery and undergone chemotherapy for colon cancer

1993

Since 1993, Spanos' son Dean has handled the daily operations of the franchise

1984

In 1984, Spanos bought 60% of the San Diego Chargers (now Los Angeles Chargers) from majority owner Eugene Klein for $48

1977

Spanos was the first person ever to be on the winning teams in both the Bob Hope Desert Classic in Palm Desert (1977) and the Bob Hope British Pro-Am (1980)

1951

In 1951 he borrowed $800 from a local banker to buy a truck which he then used to sell sandwiches to migrant farm workers in the San Joaquin Valley

1942

In 1942 he dropped out of college and joined the Army Air Force training as a pilot but left the program and instead served as a tail gunner during World War II

1923

Alexander Gus Spanos (born September 28, 1923) is an American billionaire real estate developer and founder of the A

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