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Michael Bloomberg

CEO, Bloomberg
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Net worth 2018: $50.82 Billion
Industry: Politics
Residence: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Country: United States
BirthDay: 14 February 1942
Sigh: Pisces
Height: 1.73 m
Children: 2
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Johns Hopkins University; Master of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
BIOGRAPHY

Michael Bloomberg was bornon 14 February 1942 in St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, United States, is CEO, Bloomberg. Michael Bloomberg is #11 in List Billionaires People In The World. Bloomberg cofounded financial information and media company Bloomberg LP in 1981. He retains an 88% stake in the business, which has revenue north of $9 billion. He has donated more than $4 billion to gun control, climate change and other causes. He got his start on Wall Street in 1966 with an entry level job at investment bank Salomon Brothers. They fired him 15 years later. He owns at least six homes, including ones in Bermuda and London.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$17.5 Billion

2010

$18 Billion

2011

$19.5 Billion

2012

$25 Billion

2013

$31 Billion

2014

$35 Billion

2015

$38.6 Billion

2016

$45 Billion

2017

$47.5 Billion

2018

$50.82 Billion

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Michael Bloomberg
TIMELINE
2018

As of January 2018, his net worth was estimated at $52

2017

In March 2017, Bloomberg was ranked sixth on the UK-based company Richtopia's list of 200 Most Influential Philanthropists and Social Entrepreneurs

2016

On December 5, 2016, Bloomberg Philanthropies became the largest funder of tobacco-control efforts in the developing world

2015

In 2015, the Bloomberg Terminal was featured prominently in the "Tools of the Trade" financial technology exhibit in Silicon Valley's Computer History Museum, as well as the Smithsonian National Museum of American History

2014

On October 6, 2014, Queen Elizabeth II awarded Bloomberg as Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire for his "prodigious entrepreneurial and philanthropic endeavors, and the many ways in which they have benefited the United Kingdom and the U

2013

In 2013, Bloomberg was chosen as the inaugural laureate of the Genesis Prize, a $1-million award to be presented annually for Jewish values

2012

"On March 22, 2012, Bloomberg announced his foundation was pledging $220 million over four years in the fight against global tobacco use

2011

In May 2011, Bloomberg was the speaker for Princeton University's 2011 baccalaureate service

2009

In 2009, Bloomberg received a Healthy Communities Leadership Award from Leadership for Healthy Communities – a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation national program – for his policies and programs that increase access to healthful foods and physical activity options in the city

2008

On November 19, 2008, Bloomberg received The Hundred Year Association of New York's Gold Medal "in recognition of outstanding contributions to the City of New York"

2007

Bloomberg was given a tribute award at the 2007 Gotham Awards, a New York City-based celebrator of independent film

2006

In summer 2006, he met with Al From of the Democratic Leadership Council, a centrist group, to talk about the logistics of a possible run

2005

Through his Bloomberg Philanthropies Foundation, he has donated and/or pledged $240 million in 2005, $60 million in 2006, $47 million in 2007, $150 million in 2009, $332 million in 2010, $311 million in 2011, and $510M in 2015

2004

" During the 2004 presidential election campaign, New York City hosted the Republican National Convention at which Bloomberg endorsed President George W

2003

In February 2003, he received the "Award for Distinguished Leadership in Global Capital Markets" from the Yale School of Management

2002

His younger sister, Marjorie Tiven, has been Commissioner of the New York City Commission for the United Nations, Consular Corps and Protocol, since February 2002

2001

According to The New York Times, Bloomberg was an "anonymous donor" to the Carnegie Corporation from 2001 to 2010, with gifts ranging from $5 million to $20 million each year

1996

In 1996, Bloomberg endowed the William Henry Bloomberg Professorship at Harvard with a $3 million gift in honor of his father, who died in 1963, saying, "throughout his life, he recognized the importance of reaching out to the nonprofit sector to help better the welfare of the entire community

1993

Bloomberg divorced Brown in 1993, but he has said she remains his "best friend

1982

In 1982, Merrill Lynch became the new company's first customer, installing 22 of the company's Market Master terminals and investing $30 million in the company

1981

In 1981, Salomon Brothers was bought by Phibro Corporation, and Bloomberg was laid off from the investment bank

1979

1979) and Georgina (born 1983), who were featured on Born Rich, a documentary film about the children of the extremely wealthy

1975

In 1975, Bloomberg married Susan Elizabeth Barbara Brown, a British national from Yorkshire, United Kingdom

1973

In 1973, Bloomberg became a general partner at Salomon Brothers, a bulge-bracket Wall Street investment bank, where he headed equity trading and, later, systems development

1969

(John Lindsay was also elected mayor of New York City twice while a registered Republican; however, Lindsay did not receive the Republican Party nomination during his 1969 campaign for re-election but ran successfully on the Liberal ticket and joined the Democratic Party during his second term

1966

In 1966 he graduated from Harvard Business School as a Master of Business Administration

1964

He graduated in 1964 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering

1962

In 1962, as a sophomore, he constructed the school's mascot, the blue jay

1942

Elizabeth's Hospital, in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston, on February 14, 1942

1924

New York City has not been won by a Republican in a presidential election since Calvin Coolidge won in 1924

1909

His mother, Charlotte (Rubens) Bloomberg (January 2, 1909 – June 19, 2011), was a native of Jersey City, New Jersey

1906

Bloomberg's father, William Henry Bloomberg (1906–1963), was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts and worked as an accountant for a dairy company

1130

His company also has a radio network which currently has 1130 WBBR AM in New York City as its flagship station

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