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Lynn Schusterman

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Net worth 2018: $3.2 Billion
Industry: Energy
Residence: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Country: United States
BirthDay: 21 January 1939
Sigh: Aquarius
Children: 3
Education: Drop Out, University of Miami
BIOGRAPHY

Lynn Schusterman was bornon 21 January 1939 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. Lynn Schusterman is #732 in List Billionaires People In The World. Lynn's husband Charles Schusterman founded Samson Resources in 1971 and grew it until his death from leukemia in 2000. She sold the company to a KKR-led group for $7.2 billion in 2011. Of the Samson proceeds, $2.3 billion went to the Charles & Lynn Schusterman Foundation, devoted to Jewish charities.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1.5 Billion

2010

$2 Billion

2011

$3 Billion

2012

$3.5 Billion

2013

$3.8 Billion

2014

$3.8 Billion

2015

$3.5 Billion

2016

$3.1 Billion

2017

$3.1 Billion

2018

$3.2 Billion

TIMELINE
2011

In 2011, Schusterman joined Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and others by signing the Giving Pledge

2008

Schusterman was honored in 2008 with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Public Service award and she has been named one of the “Forward 50” by the Forward newspaper five times

2007

In 2007 she received an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

2000

In 2000, along with her late husband Charles, Schusterman was inducted into the Tulsa Hall of Fame; in 2003, into the Oklahoma Women’s Hall of Fame; and in 2006, into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame

1998

” Since 1998, she has authorized more than $6 million to the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Israel, including a major grant to help with the renovation of the museum campus

1994

In 1994, Schusterman helped to found a branch of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life in the Former Soviet Union in order to “reconnect thousands of Jews, once denied access to their heritage, with Judaism and the Jewish people

1987

She has three children and six granddaughters:In 1987, they started the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation

1983

Charles, now a billionaire, was diagnosed with leukemia in 1983 and died in 2000

1962

In 1962, she married Charles Schusterman, who was also Jewish although of Russian-Jewish origin

1939

Lynn Schusterman was born to a secular, German-Jewish family on January 21, 1939 at Menorah Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri

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