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George Soros Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

George Soros is a famous American investor, businessman, philanthropist, as well as an entrepreneur, who was born in Hungary. To the public, George Soros is perhaps best known as the chairman of a private firm called “Soros Fund Management”, which deals with investment management. The company is also one of the primary advisors for the “Quantum Group of Funds”, which is a hedge fund located in the Cayman Islands and Curacao. Soros established “Soros Fund Management” in 1969, and over the years has made it into one of the most profitable companies among hedge funds. It is estimated that since 1973, Soros’ firm has managed to accumulate as much as $32 billion in profits, and own $27.9 billion of assets that are under its management.

George Soros Net Worth $23 Billion

In addition to “Soros Fund Management”, George Soros also founded a network called “Open Society Institute” in 1993, as a way of supporting Soros foundations abroad. And on which he serves as a chairman. The company changed its name to “Open Society Foundations” in 2010, and primarily focuses on the promotion of human rights, economic and social reform, as well as supports independent media, education, and tries to fight corruption. The company was later joined by Christopher Stone, who began serving as the president of the company. Some of the initiatives taken up by the “Open Society Foundation” include Public Health Program, Scholarships Program, Early Childhood Program and the Youth Initiative to name a few. A famous business magnate, how rich is George Soros? According to sources, George Soros’ net worth is estimated to be $23 billion, clearly accumulated through his many business ventures.

George Soros was born in 1930, in Budapest, Hungary. Soros left his hometown in 1947, when he moved out to London in order to study at the London School of Economics. In addition to his studies, Soros had to work as a waiter and porter, and later got a job at the merchant bank, since he did not have much money. When Soros graduated from the London School of Economics with a Doctor of Philosophy degree in philosophy, he ventured into a business career. Soros relocated to New York City shortly after finishing his studies, and began working at an investment company called “Wertheim & Co.”, and later became a vice-president at a New York investment bank known as “Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder”. While still working at the company, George Soros established his own company entitled “Soros Fund Management”, where he took up the position of chairman. It was “Soros Fund Management” that contributed a lot to his impressive net worth. Even though George Soros is best known as a business magnate, he is also a talented writer who has published such books as “The Tragedy of the European Union: Disintegration or Revival?” and “The Alchemy of Finance”, and contributed such articles as “The Crisis and the Euro” and “The Capitalist Threat” to various newspapers.


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Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps 2010 special thanks

Self

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Vice News 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
Tavis Smiley 2011 TV Series Himself
Inside Job 2010 Documentary Himself
Ce soir (ou jamais!) 2008 TV Series Himself
Independent Lens 2008 TV Series documentary
Charlie Rose 2006 TV Series Himself - Guest
Jonathan Dimbleby 1998-2005 TV Series Himself
The Sunday Programme 2002 TV Series Himself
Manê kakumei 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
This Week 1992 TV Series Himself

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Whistleblowers: The Untold Stories 2012 TV Series Himself - Activist
Democracy Now! 2010 TV Series Himself
Do As I Say 2009 Documentary Himself
The O'Reilly Factor 2008 TV Series Himself - Liberal Financier / Himself - Liberal Billionaire

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