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Alice Schwartz

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Net worth 2018: $1.13 Billion
Industry: Other
Residence: El Cerrito, California
Country: United States
Children: 2
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of California Berkeley
BIOGRAPHY

Alice Schwartz was born in El Cerrito, California, United States. With $720 in savings, Schwartz and her husband David launched Bio-Rad Laboratories in a Berkeley Quonset hut in 1952. Early products included ion exchange resins, which are substances used to facilitate pharmaceutical manufacturing and lab research. Bio-Rad now sells 10,000 life science research and clinical diagnostics products. Revenues total $2 billion. Schwartz, who was widowed in 2012, remains on the board of Bio-Rad; her son Norman is chairman and CEO.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2015

$630 Million

2016

$620 Million

2017

$950 Million

2018

$1.13 Billion

TIMELINE
2016

Consequently, in July 2016 Schwarzer was fined for tax fraud with a penalty at a six-digit range by the local court (Amtsgericht) of Cologne

2014

In May 2014, German tax authorities and criminal prosecutors raided a number of real estates owned by Schwarzer

2002

She campaigned against the law of 2002 that fully legalized brothels

1993

When her journal EMMA changed to bimonthly release in 1993, she continued to write an increasing number of books, among them one about Petra Kelly and Gert Bastian, called Eine tödliche Liebe (Deadly Love), and biographies of Romy Schneider and Marion Dönhoff

1992

From 1992 to 1993 she was host of the TV show Zeil um Zehn on German TV channel Hessischer Rundfunk

1987

With her PorNo campaign, started in 1987, she advocated the banning of pornography in Germany, arguing that pornography violates the dignity of women, constitutes a form of medial violence against them, and contributes to misogyny and physical violence against women

1980

In the 1980s, Schwarzer set up a bank account at the Zürich-based private bank Lienhardt & Partner, to keep her assets hidden from German tax authorities

1977

In January 1977 the first issue of her journal EMMA was published

1975

One of her best known books is Der kleine Unterschied und seine großen Folgen (The little difference and its huge consequences), which was released in 1975 and made her famous beyond the borders of Germany

1971

In autumn 1971 she released her first book of the same title

1970

From 1970 to 1974 she worked as a freelancer for different media in Paris

1966

After studying in France, Schwarzer began a trainee journalism job in Düsseldorf in 1966

1950

During World War II she evacuated to Bavaria, only returning to the Ruhr in 1950

1942

Alice Schwarzer (born 3 December 1942 in Wuppertal) is a German journalist and prominent contemporary feminist

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