Denise York was bornon 1950 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States, is Co-Chairman, San Francisco 49ers. Denise York is #988 in List Billionaires People In The World. Denise York owns an estimated 90% of the San Francisco 49ers, one of the most valuable teams in the NFL. The value of the team, estimated at $3 billion, increased following the 2014 opening of a new $1.2 billion stadium 40 miles south of San Francisco. York's father, Edward Debartolo Sr. (d. 1994), who built a fortune in shopping malls, bought the team for $13 million in 1977. Denise took control of the 49ers in 2000 from her brother, Edward Jr., who had run the team for 23 years, but found himself involved in legal trouble. Denise and her husband John York have four children, the oldest of whom, Jed, serves as the current CEO of the 49ers.
In 2000, DeBartolo York and her husband gained control of the 49ers and other sporting assets from her brother, Edward J
In 1994, following her father's death, she became company co-chairman and all 78 DeBartolo malls were sold
In 1991, the year following the championship, she sold the Penguins to assist the DeBartolo Corporation, which was facing challenges in the aftermath of the real estate collapse of 1987
She presided over the Penguins 1990–91 championship season, and was the third woman to serve as President of a Stanley Cup winning team
In 1978, Edward DeBartolo purchased the National Hockey League's Pittsburgh Penguins
Marie Denise DeBartolo York (born 1950) is an American businesswoman, who is the owner and co-chair of the San Francisco 49ers American football team