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Kirk Kerkorian Net Worth

Kirk Kerkorian Net Worth is
$4.1 Billion

Kirk Kerkorian Bio/Wiki 2018

As the CEO of Tracinda Corporation, his estimated net worth stands at a staggering $3.1 Billion. He now enjoys a ranking of #344 on the Forbes billionaire list. He’s the #113th rated wealthiest person in the United States.

Kirk Kerkorian Net Worth $3.1 Billion

School dropouts often do perfectly in life. Kirk Kerkorian is just another example with this. An 8th grade dropout, Kirk can also be a former boxer as well as the fighter pilot who flew in the World War II. Everything began for him when he purchased property in Vegas in 1962. He started the MGM hotel and casino after buying the movie studio in 1969. It was bigger compared to the Empire State Building. Kirk had interests in gambling because he was a former gambler himself. Nevertheless its current worth is around $1 billion.

In later years, Kirk attempted to take over the Chrysler Corporation. Yet his attempt was termed as hostile and it was foiled. Nevertheless Kirk did own 9.9% stake in General Motors (GM). He also spent around $1 billion to take over about 6% of the Ford Motor Company. But Kirk sold his position in the business in 2008 after the valuations of his stocks came down considerably. In recent years, Kirk Kerkorian has concentrated on philanthropic activities. His Fantasy Fund supports academic programs and medical research at UCLA.



Full NameKirk Kerkorian
Net Worth$4.1 Billion
Date Of BirthJune 6, 1917, Fresno, California, United States
DiedJune 15, 2015, Beverly Hills, California, United States
Place Of BirthFresno, California, USA
Height5' 11" (1.8 m)
ProfessionBusinessperson, Investor, Financier, Philanthropist, CEO and chairman of Tracinda Corporation
EducationMorton Air Academy
NationalityAmerican, Armenian
SpouseLisa Bonder (m. 1998–1998), Jean Maree Hardy (m. 1954–1983), Hilda Schmidt (m. 1942–1951)
ChildrenTracy Kerkorian, Linda Kerkorian
ParentsAhron Kerkorian, Lily Kerkorian
NicknamesKerkor Kerkorian, Rifle Right Kerkorian
AwardsHonorary citizen of Armenia (1998), National Hero of Armenia (2004)
Moviespurchased the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie studio (1969)
#Quote
1There was a time I was aiming at $100,000. Then I thought I'd have it made if I got a million dollars. Now it isn't the money.
#Fact
1During the 1930s, he occasionally worked for forty cents an hour as a laborer at MGM. In 1969, he was so wealthy that he bought the legendary studio.
2US-born Kerkorian is the world's richest Armenian, USSR-born Sergei Parajanov is the world's most famous Armenian filmmaker.
3American financier; billionaire, chairman and major stockholder of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corporation; real estate investor; purchaser of the Las Vegas Strip's Flamingo Hotel; builder of the International Hotel, which opened on July 2, 1969, and was at the time the largest in the world; and founder of Trans International Airlines Corporation. He was also a good friend of Cary Grant.

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Promise2016/IIexecutive producer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ocean's Eleven2001thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspun Story2008DocumentaryHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 88th Annual Academy Awards2016TV SpecialHimself (Memorial Tribute)

Known for movies

Source
IMDB Wikipedia

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