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Dan Cathy

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Net worth 2018: $4.74 Billion
Residence: Atlanta, Georgia
Country: United States
BirthDay: 1 March 1953
Sigh: Aries
Children: 2
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Georgia Southern University
BIOGRAPHY

Dan Cathy was bornon 1 March 1953 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Dan Cathy is #450 in List Billionaires People In The World. Fried chicken billionaire Dan Cathy is chairman and CEO of Chick-fil-A, the fast-food juggernaut his father, Truett Cathy (d. 2014), founded in 1967. He grew up doing odd jobs in his father's restaurants, including scraping chewing gum from table bottoms with a butter knife. Cathy became CEO in 2012, sparking nationwide protests when he made anti-same sex marriage remarks. He spends much of his time away from the company's Atlanta headquarters, visiting restaurants and attending grand openings around the country. His brother, Bubba Cathy, serves as executive vice president of the chicken chain, which is known for staying closed on Sundays.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2015

$3.5 Billion

2016

$3.6 Billion

2017

$3.8 Billion

2018

$4.74 Billion

TIMELINE
1975

He earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Georgia Southern University in 1975, then began working for his father's company

1960

He began doing radio commercials for his father's original Dwarf House restaurant in Hapeville, Georgia in the early 1960s

1953

Daniel Truett Cathy (born March 1, 1953), is an American billionaire businessman, and the chairman, president, and CEO of fast-food chain Chick-fil-A

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