Net Worth: $1.3 Billion
- Source of Wealth Media
- Birth Place Kelkit, Turkey
- Marital Status Married (Sema Doğan)
- Full Name Aydın Doğan
- Nationality Turkey
- Date of Birth April 15, 1936
- Ethnicity Turkish
- Occupation Businessman
- Education Istanbul Economy and Commerce Academy
- Children 4 (Arzuhan Doğan Yalçındağ Vuslat Doğan Sabancı Hanzade Doğan Boyner Begümhan Doğan Faralyalı)
About Aydin Dogan
Turkish media tycoon and billionaire Aydin Dogan has an estimated net worth of $1.3 billion as of March 2013 according to Forbes.
Aydin Dogan was born on April 15, 1936 in Kelkit, Gümüşhane Province,Turkey. He is an alumnus of Istanbul Economy and Commerce Academy. He is currently married to Sema Doğan with whom he has four children.
In 1961, he created a small company that hired only three employees. Through time, the company has significantly evolved and today, it hires 13,000 direct employees plus 12,000 workers that services the businesses managed by Dogan Holdings.
Dogan Holdings is a public company listed in the Istanbul Stock Exchange. It currently holds interests in various fields which include tourism, trade, industry, energy and media. On January 1, 2010, Aydin Dogan officially announced his retirement as head of Dogan Holding. His position was immediately filled by his daughter Arzuhan Doğan Yalçındağ, who currently serves as the Chairperson of Kanal D TV channel. She also serves as the head of Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (TÜSİAD). Though Aydın Doğan continues to serve as the honorary president, Begümhan Doğan Faralyalı meanwhile sits as the Chairwoman of Dogan Holdings.