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Isaac Perlmutter

Chief Executive Officer, Marvel Entertainment
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Net worth 2018: $4.11 Billion
Industry: Media
Residence: Palm Beach, Florida
Country: United States
BirthDay: 1 December 1942
Sigh: Capricorn
BIOGRAPHY

Isaac Perlmutter was bornon 1 December 1942 in Palm Beach, Florida, United States, is Chief Executive Officer, Marvel Entertainment. Isaac Perlmutter is #539 in List Billionaires People In The World. Isaac "Ike" Perlmutter beat out fellow billionaire Carl Icahn for control of bankrupt comic book firm Marvel in 1998; he still serves as the CEO. Perlmutter immigrated to the U.S. from Israel with just $250 in 1967 and sold toys on the streets of Brooklyn, where he was introduced to Marvel. He revived the company's stock by producing action-hero movies like Spiderman, Daredevil, Hulk and Iron Man. In 2009, he sold a majority of Marvel to Disney for $4 billion in cash and stock.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1.55 Billion

2010

$1.65 Billion

2011

$1.7 Billion

2012

$2.3 Billion

2013

$2.7 Billion

2014

$3.5 Billion

2015

$3.9 Billion

2016

$3.6 Billion

2017

$4 Billion

2018

$4.11 Billion

TIMELINE
2017

In April 2017, Perlmutter was categorized by The New York Times as one of the "Clubgoers" among twenty people whom President Trump consults "outside the White House gates"

2016

On June 30, 2016, Laura Perlmutter donated $449,400 to a PAC supporting Donald Trump, and later was part of Trump's Inauguration committee

2015

In 2015, Laura Perlmutter donated $2 million to a Super PAC supporting the presidential candidacy of Sen

2009

He remained CEO of Marvel Entertainment, even after the acquisition of Marvel by The Walt Disney Company on December 31, 2009

2005

He became the Chief Executive Officer of Marvel Comics on January 1, 2005

2001

In November 2001, Perlmutter became Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Marvel

1998

ToyBiz and Marvel were merged into Marvel Enterprises to bring it out of bankruptcy in June 1998 with ToyBiz becoming a division of the new company

1997

By 1997, Perlmutter and Arad had established control over the company, pushing out Icahn and Perelman

1996

When Marvel company group went bankrupt in 1996, protracted legal battles over control of the company followed between Perlmutter, Arad, Carl Icahn, and Ron Perelman

1994

In 1994, Victor Kiam sold controlling interest of Remington Products to Isaac Perlmutter

1993

Perlmutter has served as a trustee on the NYU Medical Center's Board of Trustees since 1993

1990

Isaac Perlmutter also was the co-owner, with Avi Arad, of Toy Biz (later Marvel Toys), having purchased its predecessor company from Charan Industries in January 1990

1988

In July 1988, Coleco filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

1984

In May 1984, they sold Odd Lot to Revco Discount Drug Stores in exchange for 12% of Revco stock

1967

He emigrated to the United States after serving in the Israeli Army during the Six-Day War of 1967

1942

Isaac "Ike" Perlmutter (Hebrew: יצחק "אייק" פרלמוטר‎; December 1, 1942) is an Israeli-American businessperson and financier

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