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David Murdock

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Net worth 2018: $2.05 Billion
Residence: Ventura, California
Country: United States
BirthDay: 11 April 1923
Sigh: Taurus
Children: 3
Education: Drop Out, High School
BIOGRAPHY

David Murdock was bornon 11 April 1923 in Ventura, California, United States. David Murdock is #1197 in List Billionaires People In The World. David Murdock is the chairman of privately-held Dole Food Products and Castle & Cooke. Murdock has controlled Dole since 1985, and in April 2017 Dole filed to go public for the third time. After a stint in the army during World War II, he made a small profit buying and selling a diner; later, he developed property in Arizona. Through Castle & Cooke holdings, he still owns a collection of residential and commercial properties in Arizona, California, and Hawaii. He has a collection of Arabian horses.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$3.7 Billion

2010

$2.7 Billion

2011

$2.7 Billion

2012

$2.4 Billion

2013

$2.4 Billion

2014

$3 Billion

2015

$2.9 Billion

2016

$2.6 Billion

2017

$2.7 Billion

2018

$2.05 Billion

TIMELINE
2019

as the 190th-richest person in the "Forbes 400" list and 613th in the "World's Billionaires" list, with a net worth of US$2

2012

In June 2012 Murdock sold his interest in Lana'i to Larry Ellison

2006

In 2006, he opened the California Health and Longevity Institute (CHLI)

2003

Pillowtex filed for bankruptcy in 2003, and closed the mill

1985

In 1985 Murdock took over the nearly bankrupt Hawaiian firm Castle & Cooke, which owned pineapple and banana producer Dole Food Company

1983

Gabriele was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 1983 and died in 1985

1982

Murdock owned Cannon Mills in Kannapolis, North Carolina, from 1982, after the death of Charles Cannon, until 1985, when he sold the company to Fieldcrest

1980

In early 1980s he became the largest shareholder in L

1978

In 1978 he acquired control of International Mining

1967

In 1967, he married his third wife, Gabriele; they had two children together and he also adopted her son from a previous marriage, Eugene

1960

When the real estate market collapsed in the 1960s, he moved to Los Angeles where he continued developing real estate opportunities, leading to a string of acquisitions

1943

He was drafted by the United States Army in 1943 during World War II

1923

Murdock was born on April 11, 1923, in Kansas City, Missouri

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