George Roberts

George Roberts Net Worth, Age, Family & Biography

$9.8 B

Real Time Net Worth

#191 in the world today

About George Roberts

George Rosenberg Roberts is an American agent. He is one of the three unique accomplices of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), which he helped to establish close by Jerome Kohlberg and his first cousin Henry Kravis in 1976. American financier and philanthropist George Roberts was born in Houston, Texas. Roberts moved on from Culver Military Organization in 1962 and proceeded to procure a degree from Claremont McKenna School in 1966.

Roberts is best known as one of the three original partners of the global investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR). While working for Kohlberg in the Bear Stearns corporate finance division, he developed relationships with Jerome Kohlberg and Henry Kravis, the other two partners. KKR has Roberts as its co-executive chairman at the moment. Roberts is also a philanthropist and works in finance. He established the non-profit REDF, which makes investments in businesses that offer disadvantaged individuals training and employment opportunities.

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George Roberts in 2015. One of the co-founders of KKR, he will step down as co-chief executive of the private equity giant.

George Roberts Education

He graduated from Claremont McKenna College in 1966 and the Hastings College of the Law at the University of California in 1969, respectively.

George Roberts Career

Roberts became a partner at the age of 29 after working for Bear Stearns in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Roberts, Kohlberg, and Kravis started a series of what they called “bootstrap” investments while working at Bear Stearns.

In 1964, they bought Orkin Exterminating Company, which was one of the first significant leveraged buyout deals. Before very long, the three Bear Stearns financiers would finish a progression of buyouts including Harsh Metals (1965), Incom (a division of Rockwood Worldwide, 1971), Shoemakers Enterprises (1971), and Boren Earth (1973) as well as Thompson Wire, Hawk Engines and Carts through their interest in Harsh Metals.

The $27 million investment in Cobblers ended in bankruptcy, despite the fact that they had a number of investments that were extremely profitable. Most notably, Cy Lewis, executive vice president of Bear Stearns, had objected to Lewis spending too much time on activities outside of work and had repeatedly rejected proposals to establish a separate investment fund within Bear Stearns.

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Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer George Roberts of private equity firm KKR works at his desk in Menlo Park, California on Friday, February 20, 2015.

George Roberts Facts

Roberts is the organiser and administrator of the sheets of overseers of non-benefit associations. For example, the Roberts Endeavor Advancement Asset (REDF), which centres around work creation. Additionally, he is a board member of the San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Ballet, and the Fine Arts Museum. He also serves as a trustee of Claremont McKenna College and Culver Military Academy.

George Roberts Net Worth

George Roberts’s net worth was estimated to be approximately $9.7 billion USD in 2023.

Personal Information

Full Name George Rosenberg Roberts    
Father’s Name Robert Roberts
Mother’s Name Lucy Roberts
Siblings Not Mention
Date Of Birth In 1943
Age Around 79-80 Years
Birth Place Houston, Texas, United States
Height 6’ 9”
Education Graduate
Net Worth $9.8 Billion
Profession Businessman, Financier
Relationship Status Married

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