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Jim Koch

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Net worth 2018: $1.3 Billion
Country: United States
BirthDay: 27 May 1949
Sigh: Gemini
Children: 4
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Harvard University; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University; Doctor of Jurisprudence, Harvard University
BIOGRAPHY

Jim Koch was bornon 27 May 1949 in United States. James Koch, the man behind Samuel Adams beer, is a founding father of the American craft brewery movement. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Koch landed in Boston as a Harvard student. The son of a small-time brewmaster, Koch broke family tradition and became a consultant after college. But in 1984, he dug up an old beer recipe his great-great grandfather had used in the 1870s, brewed a batch in his kitchen, quit his job, and started selling Sam Adams. Boston Beer had 2013 revenues of $794 million and sells more than 50 different types of beer in every state in the U.S. and 20 foreign countries.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2014

$1 Billion

2015

$1.3 Billion

2018

$1.3 Billion

TIMELINE
2016

In spring 2016, Koch published Quench Your Own Thirst: Business Lessons Learned Over a Beer or Two

1984

In 1984, Koch co-founded the Boston Beer Company, the producers of Samuel Adams beer

1949

James Koch (pronounced /kʊk/, "cook"; born May 27, 1949) is an American entrepreneur, the co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, the producers of Samuel Adams beer

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