John Kluge Net Worth

Net Worth: $6.5 Billion
  • Source of Wealth:

    Metromedia, Self Made
  • Birth Place:

    Chemitz, Germany
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Maria Tussi Kluge)
  • Full Name:

    John Werner Kluge
  • Nationality:

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About John Werner Kluge

According to Forbes, he has a net worth of $6.5 billion as of March 2015, John Kluge was a German immigrant who invested $4 million in Metropolitan Broadcasting Corp. in 1959. Renamed Metromedia; built empire with independent television stations. Dipped into restaurants in 1988; sold Metromedia to WorldCom for $1.3 billion in 2001.Pledged $400 million to alma mater Columbia University in 2007.

The oldest member of the Forbes 400, has died at 96, on September 7, 2010.

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