Net Worth: $1.2 Billion
- Source of Wealth Real Estate
- Birth Place Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
- Marital Status Married (Tzili Doron)
- Full Name Leon Charney
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth 1938
- Ethnicity Caucasian
- Occupation Businessman
- Education Yeshiva University, Brooklyn Law School
- Children 2 (Nati Charney, Mickey Charney)
About Leon Charney
American political pundit, philanthropist and real estate tycoon Leon Charney has an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion as of March 2013 according to Forbes.
Of Jewish ancestry, Leon Charney was born in 1938 in Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S. He attended Yeshiva University where he took his Bachelor of Arts/Sciences. He then went to Brooklyn Law School where he earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence.
Prior to his successful career in the corporate world, Leon Charney has worked as an advisor to U.S. President Jimmy Carter during the Camp David Accords. From 1976 through 1980, he served as an advisor to Carter who referred him as “the unsung hero of the Camp David Peace Treaty”.
On the night Carter lost the Presidential election to Ronald Reagan, Leon Charney was able to buy his own building. He then borrowed for more money which he financed in investing into the 12 buildings surrounding his property. Today, he is the owner of three skyscrapers in Times Square.
Leon Charney is currently married to Tzili Doron. He has two children named Mickey and Nati.