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Michael Dell

Chairman and CEO, Dell
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Net worth 2018: $24.39 Billion
Industry: Technology
Residence: Austin, Texas
Country: United States
BirthDay: 23 February 1965
Sigh: Pisces
Children: 4
Education: Drop Out, The University of Texas at Austin
BIOGRAPHY

Michael Dell was bornon 23 February 1965 in Austin, Texas, United States, is Chairman and CEO, Dell. Michael Dell is #40 in List Billionaires People In The World. Michael Dell is the chairman and CEO of Dell Technologies, which was formed in 2016 when Dell merged with computer storage giant EMC. The estimated $60 billion Dell-EMC merger, which was finalized in 2016, was the largest technology acquisition ever. Most of Dell's fortune lies in his private investment firm MSD Capital, which has stakes in hotels and restaurants. Dell donated $1 billion to his foundation in May 2017. He owns a 7-bedroom, 12 bath house in the exclusive Kukio neighborhood on the Kona coast of Hawaii's big island.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$14.5 Billion

2010

$14 Billion

2011

$15 Billion

2012

$14.6 Billion

2013

$15.9 Billion

2014

$17.7 Billion

2015

$19.1 Billion

2016

$20 Billion

2017

$20.4 Billion

2018

$24.39 Billion

I'm guilty of doing too much, and I'm guilty of not seeing mistakes coming. What I'm not guilty of is making the same mistake twice.

Michael Dell
TIMELINE
2017

In 2017, in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Dell, a Houston native, pledged $36 million to relief efforts

2016

The Dell Medical School began enrolling students in 2016

2013

In 2013, the foundation provided an additional $50 million commitment to establish the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin

2012

In 2012, the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation committed $50 million for medical education

2010

By 2010, the foundation had committed more than $650 million to children's issues and community initiatives in the United States, India and South Africa

2007

On January 31, 2007, Dell returned as CEO at the request of the board, succeeding Rollins

2006

In 2006, the foundation provided $50 million in grants to three health-related organizations associated with the University of Texas: the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, the Dell Pediatric Research Institute to compliment the Dell Children's Medical Center, as well as funding for a new computer science building at the University of Texas at Austin campus

2004

On March 4, 2004, Dell stepped down as CEO, but stayed as chairman of Dell Inc

2002

In 2002, Dell received an honorary doctorate in Economic Science from the University of Limerick in honor of his investment in Ireland and the local community and for his support for educational initiatives

1996

In 1996, Dell started selling computers over the Web, the same year his company launched its first servers

1992

In 1992, aged 27, he became the youngest CEO of a company ranked in Fortune magazine's list of the top 500 corporations

1989

Dell married Susan Lieberman on October 28, 1989, in Austin, Texas; the couple reside there with their four children

1984

In January 1984, Dell registered his company as "PC's Limited"

1965

Michael Dell was born in 1965 in Houston, to a Jewish family whose surname reflects the translation into English of the original German/Yiddish Thal ("valley" or "dale [q

1938

He is ranked as the 38th richest person in the world by Forbes, with a net worth of US$24

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