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Jeffrey Lurie

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Net worth 2018: $2.04 Billion
Industry: Sports
Residence: Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
Country: United States
BirthDay: 8 September 1951
Sigh: Libra
Children: 2
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Clark University; Doctorate, Brandeis University
BIOGRAPHY

Jeffrey Lurie was bornon 8 September 1951 in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States. Jeffrey Lurie is #1193 in List Billionaires People In The World. Jeffrey Lurie is a former college professor but he's more widely known as the outspoken owner of the Philadelphia Eagles NFL team. In 1983, Lurie took an executive role at General Cinema Corporation, the film company founded by his grandfather. He started Chestnut Hill Productions in 1985, where he produced a string of mostly forgettable movies. In 1994, Lurie took out a loan to buy the Philadelphia Eagles for $185 million. The team is now worth $2.5 billion. Despite having to give up a stake in The Eagles during his 2012 divorce, his 80% of the team still represents the bulk of his fortune.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$980 Million

2010

$1 Billion

2011

$1.1 Billion

2012

$1.1 Billion

2015

$1.1 Billion

2016

$1.8 Billion

2017

$1.8 Billion

2018

$2.04 Billion

TIMELINE
2012

In 2012, the couple announced that they were divorcing; the divorce was finalized in August 2012

2011

On February 27, 2011, the Lurie-produced movie Inside Job won an Academy Award for best documentary film

1994

Lurie bought the Philadelphia Eagles on May 6, 1994 from Braman for $195 million

1993

In 1993, Lurie tried to buy the New England Patriots, but he dropped out of the bidding at $150 million when his uncle Richard Smith nixed the purchase based on the financials

1992

In 1992, Lurie married Weiss in Gstaad, Switzerland

1985

He then founded Chestnut Hill Productions in 1985, which produced a string of Hollywood movie and TV shows

1984

In 1984 Carter Hawley Hale was acquired, which was at the time the tenth largest clothing retailer in the United States, including Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman-Marcus

1983

In 1983, he left academia to join General Cinema Corporation, a major film company founded by his grandfather, Philip Smith, and now headed by his uncle, Richard A

1961

Morris John Lurie died on April 14, 1961, at the age of 44

1960

The Luries had been season-ticket holders since the New England Patriots franchise was born in 1960, the year the American Football League was founded

1951

Jeffrey Lurie (born September 8, 1951) is the owner of the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League

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