Henry Kravis Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Henry Kravis (Henry R. Kravis)

Last Updated: 31 Dec, 2023 | Views: 271

Age: 80

Profession: Business Men

Other Profession(s): Philanthropist, Investor

Famous For: Co-founder of KKR & Co. Inc.

Higher Education: Columbia University (MBA)

Net Worth: $7.7 Billion

Henry Kravis Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
06 Jan, 1944 (80 Years 04 Months 16 Days)

Birth Country
United States

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Birth District

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Henry Kravis Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography): 
Henry Kravis is an American businessman and private equity investor. Henry Kravis was born on 6th January 1944, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Henry Kravis grew up in a wealthy family and had an advanced interest in finance and investments from an early age. He joined Claremont McKenna College and later made an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Henry Kravis Career:
Henry Kravis Co-founding KKR:
• Henry Kravis, along with his cousin George R. Roberts and Jerome Kohlberg Jr., co-founded the private impartiality firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) in 1976.
• KKR pioneered the leveraged buyout (LBO) strategy, which involves acquiring companies using significant borrowed funds.
Henry Kravis Leveraged Buyouts and Acquisitions:
• Henry Kravis is widely recognized for their expertise in leveraged buyouts and acquisitions. He has completed numerous high-profile deals, including the acquisition of RJR Nabisco in 1988.
• Through strategic investments and operational improvements, Henry Kravis has transformed many companies, generating substantial returns for their investors.
Henry Kravis Global Expansion:
• Under Henry Kravis's leadership, KKR expanded its operations globally, establishing a strong presence in various markets around the world.
• Henry Kravis played a crucial role in expanding KKR's reach into Asia, particularly in China, where the firm has made significant investments and partnerships.
Henry Kravis Philanthropy:
• Henry Kravis is actively involved in philanthropic activities and has donated substantially to various causes. He focuses on education, healthcare, and the arts.
• Henry Kravis has supported institutions such as Columbia Business School, Mount Sinai Hospital, and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City.
Henry Kravis Board Memberships and Advisory Roles:
• Henry Kravis has held positions on the boards of companies like First Data Corporation, IBM, and ICONIQ Capital.
• Henry Kravis is also a member of various advisory boards, including the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum.
Henry Kravis Awards:
• 1987: Golden Plate Award 
• 2014: Named chairman of Sponsors for Educational Opportunity
• 2015: Investment Management's Lifetime Achievement Award
• 2016: Columbia Business School's Centennial Award
• 2016: Atlantic Council's Distinguished Leadership Award
• 2019: Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy
Henry Kravis Unknown Facts: 
• Passion for Art: Henry Kravis has a deep passion for art and has built an extensive art collection over the years.
• Equestrian Enthusiast: Outside of Henry Kravis's business endeavors, Kravis is an avid equestrian and enjoys horseback riding.

Henry Kravis Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 175 cm
In Meters 1.75 m
In feet & Inches 5'9"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 72 Kg
In Pounds 158 lbs

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Hair Color

Henry Kravis Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Raymond Kravis

Mother's Name
Bessie Kravis

Hedi Shulman, Carolyne Roehm, Marie-Josée Drouin

George R. Kravis II

Harrison Kravis, Robert R. Kravis

Kimberly Kravis Schulhof

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