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Julian Robertson, Jr.

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Net worth 2018: $4.13 Billion
Industry: Investments
Residence: Locust Valley, New York
Country: United States
BirthDay: 25 June 1932
Sigh: Cancer
Children: 3
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of North Carolina
BIOGRAPHY

Julian Robertson, Jr. was bornon 25 June 1932 in Locust Valley, New York, United States. Julian Robertson, Jr. is #528 in List Billionaires People In The World. Legendary trader Julian Robertson helped pioneer the modern day hedge fund industry when he founded Tiger Management in 1980. Since closing his fund in 2000, Robertson has been managing his own book and has seeded several funds started by his disciples, dubbed Tiger Cubs. Born and raised in North Carolina, Robertson served two years in the Navy after graduating from UNC Chapel Hill. He owns several lodges, resorts, and golf courses in New Zealand.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$2.2 Billion

2010

$2.2 Billion

2011

$2.4 Billion

2012

$2.6 Billion

2013

$3.1 Billion

2014

$3.3 Billion

2015

$3.7 Billion

2016

$3.6 Billion

2017

$3.8 Billion

2018

$4.13 Billion

TIMELINE
2016

In April 2016, Robertson gave $25M to Success Academy Charter Schools in New York

2015

In 2015, Robertson gave $1 million to a Super PAC supporting Jeb Bush's presidential candidacy

2012

In January 2012 Robertson gave $1,250,000 in funding to Restore Our Future, a Super PAC supporting Mitt Romney's presidential campaign

2010

Josephine Tucker Robertson, wife of Julian Robertson, died 8 June 2010 after a long fight against breast cancer

2008

In 2008, he was inducted into Institutional Investors Alpha's Hedge Fund Manager Hall of Fame along with David Swensen, Louis Bacon, Steven Cohen, Kenneth Griffin, Paul Tudor Jones, George Soros, Michael Steinhardt, Jack Nash, James Simons, Alfred Jones, Leon Levy, Seth Klarman, and Bruce Kovner

2003

His 2003 estimated net worth was over $400 million, and in December 2017 it was estimated by Forbes at $4

2000

After closing his fund in 2000, Robertson kept his hand in the hedge fund business by supporting and financing upcoming hedge fund managers (38 in total as of September 2009), in return for a stake in their fund management companies

1999

In 1999 Tiger eliminated virtually all investments in this segment

1998

Tiger earlier made $2 billion in gains but then gave most of them back during a huge one-day move in the yen in 1998

1996

On April 1, 1996, BusinessWeek carried a cover story written by reporter Gary Weiss, called "Fall of the Wizard", that was critical of Robertson's performance and behavior as founder and manager of Tiger Management

1993

In 1993, his compensation and share of Tiger's gain exceeded $300 million

1980

On his return, in 1980 Robertson launched Tiger Management with initial investments from friends and family

1951

He graduated from Episcopal High School in 1951 and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1955

1932

KNZM (born June 25, 1932) is an American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist

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