Ross Perot (American Businessman) Bio, Wiki, Age, Death, Family, Net Worth

Ross Perot
Ross Perot

Ross Perot was an American businessman, billionaire, philanthropist, and former politician. Best known for magnate of the business industry. He is the founder and former chief executive officer of Electronic Data Systems and Perot Systems.

Ross Perot Biography

Quick Bio
Full Name                        Henry Ross Perot
Height Rachel Hayton, Steve Vidgen
Profession businessman
Age 89
Birth Date 27 June 1930
Margot Birmingham
Children Ross Perot Jr., Nancy Perot, Suzanne Perot, Katherine Perot, Carolyn Perot
Height 1.66 m
Net Worth 4.1 billion USD (2019)

Ross Perot was born on 27 June 1930 in Texarkana, Texas, United States. he died on 09 June 2019. He has died at the age of 89.

Ross Perot is the son of Lula May Perot (née Ray) and Gabriel Ross Perot, a commodity broker specializing in cotton contracts.

His patrilineal line traces back to an immigrant to French Louisiana in the 1740s. He attended a private school called Patty Hill. He graduated from Texas High School in Texarkana in 1947.

One of Perot’s childhood friends was Hayes McClerkin, who later became the Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives and a prominent lawyer in Texarkana, Arkansas.

While in his teens, Perot changed his middle name from Ray to Ross to honor his father. Perot had an older brother, Gabriel Ross Jr., who died at an early age.

Perot joined the Boy Scouts of America and made Eagle Scout in 1942, after 13 months in the program. He is a recipient of the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award.

he attended Texarkana Junior College, then entered the U.S From 1947 to 1949. Naval Academy in 1949 and helped establish its honor system.

Perot said his appointment notice to the academy—sent by telegram—was sent by W. Lee “Pappy” O’Daniel, Texas’s 34th governor and former senator. Perot married Margot Birmingham of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, in 1956.

Wife, Children, Personal Life

Perot and his wife Margot Birmingham had five children (Ross Perot Jr., Nancy Perot, Suzanne Perot, Katherine Perot, Carolyn Perot). As of 2012, the Perots had 16 grandchildren.

Net Worth

Ross Perot estimated net worth of about US$4.1 billion in 2019. he was ranked by Forbes as the 167th-richest person in the United States.

Death Cause

Perot died on July 9, 2019, at the age of 89 in Dallas, Texas after a battle with leukemia.