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Henry Nicholas, III.

Cofounder, Broadcom
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Net worth 2018: $3.5 Billion
Industry: Technology
Residence: Newport Coast, California
Country: United States
BirthDay: 1959
Children: 3
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of California, Los Angeles; Doctorate, University of California, Los Angeles; Master of Science, University of California, Los Angeles
BIOGRAPHY

Henry Nicholas, III. was bornon 1959 in Newport Coast, California, United States, is Cofounder, Broadcom. Henry Nicholas, III. is #673 in List Billionaires People In The World. Henry Nicholas III and business partner Henry Samueli cofounded fabless semiconductor firm Broadcom in 1991 in a Redondo Beach, Calif. condominium. In February 2016 Broadcom was acquired by Singapore-based chip firm Avago for $37 billion in cash and stock and renamed Broadcom Ltd. Nicholas retired from Broadcom in 2003 but has held onto a nearly 3% stake in the company. He is now focused on philanthropy, supporting art, education and crime victims' rights.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1.5 Billion

2010

$1.5 Billion

2011

$1.3 Billion

2012

$1.3 Billion

2013

$1.4 Billion

2014

$1.6 Billion

2015

$1.9 Billion

2016

$2.5 Billion

2017

$3 Billion

2018

$3.5 Billion

TIMELINE
2009

Carney threw out the stock fraud and options backdating charges in December 2009

2008

Nicholas and other Broadcom executives were indicted in June 2008 for stock fraud and options backdating

2007

It was held in August 2007 at the stadium at Cal State Fullerton and broadcast worldwide on ESPN and armed forces networks

2004

In 2004, Nicholas announced a $10-million gift to St

2003

Nicholas retired from Broadcom in 2003, ostensibly to work on his marriage

1991

Nicholas founded Broadcom with Samueli in the spare bedroom of Nicholas' Redondo Beach condominium in 1991

1987

Since leaving Broadcom, Nicholas has received the following awards:Nicholas married in 1987; he and his former wife Stacey, a former electrical engineer, have three children, Brett, Matthew, and Shelby

1982

He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the UCLA School of Engineering in 1982, after attending the United States Air Force Academy, in Colorado Springs, Colorado

1980

After graduating from UCLA in the 1980s, Nicholas worked at TRW in Redondo Beach, where he met Dr

1962

Nicholas' sister Marsalee (born 1962) was shot to death by her ex-boyfriend in 1983, while Nicholas was in graduate school

1959

Henry Thompson "Nick" Nicholas III (born 1959) is the co-founder, and former co-chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of Broadcom Corporation, a Fortune 500 company

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