Michael Bloomberg is a renowned businessman, philanthropist, and politician. He is widely known for being the founder of Bloomberg L.P., a global financial services company, and for serving as the 108th mayor of New York City.
Michael Bloomberg was born on February 14, 1942, in Boston, Massachusetts. He is currently 81 years old. Bloomberg grew up in Medford, a suburb of Boston, and went to Medford High School.
After graduating, he attended Johns Hopkins University, where he earned a degree in electrical engineering. He then went on to receive an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1966.
Michael Bloomberg Height
Michael Bloomberg stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm). Despite being on the shorter side, he has a towering personality and has achieved great success in his career.
Michael Bloomberg Career
After completing his MBA, Bloomberg started his career on Wall Street, working at Salomon Brothers.
He eventually became a partner at the firm but was fired in 1981 after a power struggle. Bloomberg then started his own company, Bloomberg L.P., in 1982.
The company initially provided financial data and analytics to Wall Street firms but has since expanded to include news, media, and other financial services.
In addition to his business career, Bloomberg has been involved in politics. He served as the mayor of New York City from 2002 to 2013, during which time he focused on issues such as education, public health, and the environment. He also briefly ran for president of the United States in 2020.
Michael Bloomberg Wife
Michael Bloomberg has been married twice. His first marriage was to Susan Brown, whom he married in 1975.
The couple had two daughters, Emma and Georgina, before divorcing in 1993. In 2000, Bloomberg married his current wife, Diana Taylor, who is a former New York State banking superintendent.
Michael Bloomberg Children
As mentioned earlier, Michael Bloomberg has two daughters, Emma and Georgina, from his first marriage.
Emma is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Business School and works at the Robin Hood Foundation, a nonprofit organization that fights poverty in New York City.
Georgina is also a graduate of Princeton University and works as a professional equestrian.
Michael Bloomberg Parents
Michael Bloomberg's parents were William Henry Bloomberg and Charlotte Bloomberg. His father was a bookkeeper and his mother was a secretary.
Bloomberg has credited his parents with instilling in him a strong work ethic and a desire to succeed.
Michael Bloomberg Siblings
Michael Bloomberg has a younger sister named Marjorie Tiven. Tiven is a lawyer and has served in various government positions, including as commissioner of the New York City Commission for the United Nations, Consular Corps, and Protocol.