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Amos Hostetter, Jr.

Chair, Pilot House Associates
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Net worth 2018: $3.3 Billion
Industry: Media
Residence: Boston, Massachusetts
Country: United States
BirthDay: 12 January 1937
Sigh: Aquarius
Children: 3
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Amherst College; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University
BIOGRAPHY

Amos Hostetter, Jr. was bornon 12 January 1937 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, is Chair, Pilot House Associates. Amos Hostetter, Jr. is #696 in List Billionaires People In The World. Amos Hostetter Jr. made a fortune in the 1990s as cable TV pioneer and now is most active in philanthropy. He set out with an MBA and $1,500 in the 1960s to invest in a cable TV company that eventually became Continental Cablevision. He sold it to US West for $11 billion in 1996. His family's Barr Foundation donates tens of millions of dollars each year to support the arts and education and fight climate change. Hostetter also runs Pilot House Ventures, an early-stage investment firm.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$2 Billion

2010

$2 Billion

2011

$2.3 Billion

2012

$2.6 Billion

2013

$2.9 Billion

2014

$3.1 Billion

2015

$3.1 Billion

2016

$3.1 Billion

2017

$3.2 Billion

2018

$3.3 Billion

TIMELINE
2012

6 billion, he is ranked by Forbes as the 521st richest person in the world as of 2012

2003

In 2003, Hostetter purchased the historic Second Harrison Gray Otis House on Mount Vernon Street in Boston for an estimated $12 million

1996

At the time of the company's sale in 1996 to US West, it was the largest privately owned cable company

1963

In 1963, Hostetter and his college roommate and fraternity brother, H

1958

After graduating from Amherst College in 1958 with a B

1954

He attended the Pingry School for his secondary education and graduated in the Class of 1954

1937

(born January 12, 1937) is an American businessman, who was the founder, chairman, and CEO of Continental Cablevision

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