Michael Bloomberg Biography
Biography on Michael Bloomberg
Michael Bloomberg Biography. Read the biography of Michael Bloomberg the billionaire and his rise to riches.
Michael Bloomberg Birthday
Born to William Henry Bloomberg and Charlotte Bloomberg in Brighton, Boston, Michael Bloomberg’s birthday is February 14 1942.
Michael Bloomberg Education
Bloomberg majored in Electrical Engineering at John Hopkins University, and received his MBA from Harvard Business School. He was in the fraternity Phi Kappa Psi.
Michael Bloomberg Wife
Michael Bloomberg married his first wife Susan Brown in 1975. Their children are Emma Bloomberg and Georgina Bloomberg.
Michael Bloomberg Career
Michael Bloomberg started off as a general partner at Salomon Brothers; he was in charge of equity trading and systems development. Bloomberg was later fired but offered $10 million in compensation. Bloomberg then founded Innovative Market Systems (renamed Bloomberg L.P). Merrill Lynch became Bloomberg’s first customer and invested $30 million in the company.
Now, Bloomberg dominates the financial software industry, with more than 250,000 terminals internationally.
Michael Bloomberg Philanthropist
Mike Bloomberg is also one of the most generous donors in the country. In 2007, he donated $205 million; this made him the seventh greatest philanthropist that year.