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Harold Hamm

Chairman and CEO, Continental Resources
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Net worth 2018: $14.86 Billion
Industry: Energy
Residence: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Country: United States
BirthDay: 11 December 1945
Sigh: Capricorn
Children: 5
Education: Diploma, High School
BIOGRAPHY

Harold Hamm was bornon 11 December 1945 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, is Chairman and CEO, Continental Resources. Harold Hamm is #99 in List Billionaires People In The World. Fracking pioneer Harold Hamm runs Continental Resources, one of the nation's biggest independent oil companies. The 13th child of Oklahoma sharecroppers, he picked cotton barefoot as a child and started working at a gas station at age 16 to support his family. He eventually started his own trucking company hauling water to and from oilfields, then in 1971 took out a loan to drill his first well. In the 1990s he had the vision to use horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing in North Dakota's Bakken region, transforming the US oil industry. Today Continental produces more than 200,000 barrels per day, much of it from North Dakota's Bakken formation.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$5.8 Billion

2010

$5.8 Billion

2011

$7.5 Billion

2012

$9.7 Billion

2013

$12.4 Billion

2014

$18.7 Billion

2015

$7.4 Billion

2016

$13.1 Billion

2017

$13.3 Billion

2018

$14.86 Billion

I see these people who spring out of nowhere with a new app that they're selling for a billion dollars. How good is that! That's fantastic! That's what it should all be about. There shouldn't be any limits.

Harold Hamm
TIMELINE
2018

As of January 2018, Hamm's net worth was estimated to be $16

2016

On the third day of the 2016 Republican National Convention, held in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 20, while delivering a speech for the then Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, Hamm was critical of the Barack Obama administration's policies for the energy sector, citing the burden that federal regulations represented to American oil producers in an alleged attempt to drive gasoline prices soaring

2015

" On January 8, 2015, CNBC reported that Sue Ann Arnall had deposited the $975 million settlement check

2014

On November 10, 2014, an Oklahoma County judge found that Hamm should pay his second wife $995

2012

She filed for divorce on May 19, 2012, while Harold has said that he separated from Sue Ann in 2005

2011

Hamm was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 2011

1988

In April 1988, Hamm married Sue Ann Hamm (née Arnall) with whom he has two grown daughters, Jane and Hillary

1987

'”Hamm divorced his first wife, Judith Ann, in 1987

1970

Romney's proposal, which was launched the same week as two industry fundraisers netted $10 million for the campaign, was seen as going beyond roots in the Sagebrush Rebellion of the 1970s and 1980s, as well as the sometimes controversial permitting policies of the George W

1967

He has been the CEO of Continental Resources since 1967, when the company was called Shelly Dean Oil Company

1945

Harold Glenn Hamm (born December 11, 1945) is an American entrepreneur primarily involved in the oil and gas business who is best known for pioneering the development of the large shale oil resources of the Bakken formation

1929

3 billion, making him the 29th richest person in United States and 89th richest person in the world

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