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.
He earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Georgia Southern University in 1975, then began working for his father's company
He began doing radio commercials for his father's original Dwarf House restaurant in Hapeville, Georgia in the early 1960s
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