Ken Langone Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Ken Langone (Kenneth Gerard Langone Sr.)

Last Updated: 16 Sep, 2023 | Views: 206

Age: 88

Profession: Business Men

Other Profession(s): Philanthropist, Investor

Famous For: Organizing Financing For The Founders Of The Home Depot

Higher Education: New York University (MBA)

Net Worth: $7 Billion

Ken Langone Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
16 Sep, 1935 (88 Years 08 Months 4 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New York

Birth Place
Roslyn Heights

Birth Sign
Virgo

Religion
Catholicism

Nationalities
American

Ken Langone Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (profile/biography)
Kenneth Gerard Langone Sr., an American billionaire businessman, investor, and philanthropist, is best known for organizing financing for the founders of The Home Depot. 

Ken Langone Early Life and Education

•    Kenneth Gerard Langone was born on September 16, 1935, in Roslyn Heights, New York.
•    He was raised in a working-class family, instilling values of hard work and determination from a young age.
•    Langone attended Bucknell University, graduating with a degree in economics.

Ken Langone Founding Home Depot and Early Ventures

•    Langone co-founded Home Depot 1978 alongside Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank, revolutionizing the home improvement industry.
•    Langone led the company to become a global retail giant.
•    Ken established Invemed Associates, a leading investment banking firm, in 1974.

Ken Langone Philanthropic Endeavors and Commitment to Education

•    Langone was noted for his substantial philanthropic efforts, contributing millions to various causes.
•    Ken donated $200 million to New York University's Langone Medical Center, leading to its renaming in his honor.

Ken Langone Political Activism and Public Service

•    Ken served as the chairman of the NYU Langone Medical Center and the Ronald McDonald House of New York.
•    Langone was appointed to the Board of Directors of the New York Stock Exchange in 2003.

Ken Langone Authorship and Media Presence

•    Langone published "I Love Capitalism! An American Story".

Ken Langone Personal Life and Legacy

•    Langone is married to Elaine Langone, with three children and several grandchildren.

Ken Langone Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 180 cm
In Meters 1.80 m
In feet & Inches 5'11"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 Kg
In Pounds 165 lbs

Eye Color
Brown

Hair Color
White

Ken Langone Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
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Mother's Name
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Spouse
Elaine Langone

Brother(s)
-

Sister(s)
-

Son(s)
Kenneth G. Jr., Stephen, Bruce Langone

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