Elaine Wynn was bornon 28 April 1942 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, is Board Member, Wynn Las Vegas, LLC. Elaine Wynn is #964 in List Billionaires People In The World. Dubbed the "Queen of Las Vegas," Wynn cofounded Wynn Resorts with ex-husband Steve Wynn. She spent more than 12 years on the company's board until being ousted in April 2015 after a bitter proxy battle. Wynn remains locked in a legal fight with Steve over her ability to sell her 9% stake in Wynn Resorts. Cochair of the board of Los Angeles County Museum of Art, she pledged $50 million in 2016 to build a new home for the museum's permanent collection. Wynn is president of the Nevada State Board of Education. A big basketball fan, she serves on the board of the Basketball Hall of Fame.
I never do anything half-way -- if I'm invested I'm all the way in.
In 2015, she nominated herself to the Board, but she was not confirmed
In 2013, she acquired Francis Bacon's Three Studies of Lucian Freud for a US$142
Moreover, she was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts by President Barack Obama in 2011
Wynn co-founded the Mirage Resorts with her former husband in 1976
She graduated from George Washington University, where she received a bachelor of arts degree in Political Science in 1964
Wynn was born to a middle-class Jewish family on April 28, 1942 in New York City