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Cornelius Vanderbilt Net Worth

Cornelius Vanderbilt Net Worth is
$185 Billion

Cornelius Vanderbilt Bio/Wiki 2018

Cornelius Vanderbilt Net Worth $185 Billion

Vanderbilt brought in $100 landscaping his dad’s property when he was sixteen years of age. He used the funds to purchase a sail-boat, and started a passenger ferry company in New York Harbour. In 1812, he was given a military contract to supply supplies to garrisons along the Hudson River. From the mid 1840s, he managed more than 100 steamboats. In 1855, he started managing a transatlantic steamship company. In the 1860s, he caught the chance by buying railways in NYC. With enhancing service, and low fares for his customers, Vanderbilt allegedly made $25 million.



Full NameCornelius Vanderbilt
Net Worth$185 Billion
Date Of Birth27th May 1794, in Staten Island, New York USA,
Died4th January 1877 in New York City,
Place Of BirthStaten Island, New York City, New York, USA
ProfessionAmerican industrialist in the shipping and railroad building,
NationalityAmerican
SpouseSophia Johnson, Frank Armstrong Crawford Vanderbilt
ChildrenWilliam Henry Vanderbilt, George Washington Vanderbilt II, Ethelinda Vanderbilt, Frances Lavinia Vanderbilt, Maria Louisa Vanderbilt, Eliza Vanderbilt, Mary Alicia Vanderbilt, Catherine Juliette Vanderbilt, Phebe Jane Vanderbilt, Sophia Johnson Vanderbilt, Emily Almira Vanderbilt
ParentsCornelius van Derbilt, Phebe Hand
#Quote
1I have been insane on the subject of moneymaking all my life.
#Fact
1Great-great-great-great grandfather of Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill.
2Has been played by Clarence Kolb, David Donahoe, Rick Jason, Peter Boyle, and Sam Hardy.
3Great-great-great grandfather of John Spencer-Churchill and Sarah Consuelo Spencer-Churchill. Great-great-great-great grandfather of Lord Blandford and Serena Balfour.
4Began his first business, a transport and freight service between New York City and Staten Island, at age 16 with $100 he borrowed from his mother. He repaid the loan after the first year with an additional $1,000. Upon his death, he was the wealthiest man in the United States.
5Provided the initial gift to fund Vanderbilt University, which is named in his honor. The school's sports teams' moniker, the Commodores, is after Vanderbilt's nickname, "The Commodore".
6Sometimes-business partner of Leonard Jerome, maternal grandfather of Winston Churchill.
7Great-grandfather of the Consuelo Vanderbilt, and William K. Vanderbilt. Great-great-grandfather of Gloria Vanderbilt, Mrs. Earl E.T. Smith, C.V. Whitney, and Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr.. Great-great-great grandfather of Anderson Cooper.
Source
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