Elliot Handler Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Elliot Handler

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2023 | Views: 145

Age: 95

Profession: Inventor

Other Profession(s): Business Men

Famous For: Co-founder of Mattel and inventor of the doll Ken

Higher Education: Art Center College of Design

Elliot Handler Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
09 Apr, 1916 (95 Years 03 Months 12 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Birth Sign
Died on
21 Jul, 2011
Cause of Death
Heart Failure

Elliot Handler Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Elliot Handler was an American toy designer and businessman, best known as the co-founder of Mattel Inc., one of the world's largest toy companies. He was born on April 9, 1916, in New York City, and he died on July 21, 2011, in Los Angeles, California.

Elliot Handler Early Life and Career

Handler grew up in New York City and showed an early interest in art and design. After serving in the Army during World War II, he began his career in the toy industry, working as a designer for various companies. In 1945, he and his wife Ruth founded Mattel, initially as a picture frame company.

Elliot Handler's Mattel Inc.

Over the years, Mattel expanded its product line to include toys, and the company quickly became a major player in the industry. 

Handler was instrumental in the development of many of the company's most popular toys, including the Barbie doll, which he designed with his wife Ruth. 

Handler also designed Hot Wheels, a line of miniature die-cast cars, which became one of the best-selling toys in history.

Elliot Handler Legacy

Elliot Handler is remembered as one of the pioneers of the modern toy industry, and he played a crucial role in the development of many of the toys that have become household names. 

Elliot was recognized for his creativity and ingenuity, and his contributions have had a lasting impact on the toy industry. 

Additionally, Elliot is remembered as a devoted husband and father, who was dedicated to his family and his work.

Elliot Handler Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 172 cm
In Meters 1.72 m
In feet & Inches 5'8"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 68 Kg
In Pounds 149 lbs
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Elliot Handler Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Ruth Handler
Barbara Handler
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