Net Worth: $1.98 Billion
- Source of Wealth Finance
- Birth Place Johannesburg, South Africa
- Marital Status Married (Judith Nelson)
- Full Name Kerr Neilson
- Nationality Australia
- Date of Birth 1950
- Ethnicity Caucasian
- Occupation Businessman
- Education University of Cape Town
- Children 2
About Kerr Neilson
Australian investment manager Kerr Neilson has an estimated net worth of $1.98 billion as of April 2016 according to Forbes. Neilson is known to be one of the founders of Platinum Asset Management where he currently serves as a managing director.
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1950, Kerr Neilson is currently married to his wife Judith with whom he has two children. Together, the couple owns an extensive and exquisite collection of Chinese art.
Kerr Neilson began his financial management career at Courtaulds which is based in London. In 1983, he moved to Australia from South Africa to head the Bankers Trust Australia’s retail funds management. In 1994, he launched the Platinum Asset Management. The firm specializes on international equities and currently, it manages $16 billion worth of assets.