John Fisher Net Worth

Net Worth: $2.7 Billion
  • Source of Wealth:

    Investment, Business
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  • Birth Place:

    United States
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  • Full Name:

    John J. Fisher
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About John J. Fisher

A major owner of the Oakland Athletics in Major League Baseball (MLB), investor John Fisher has an estimated net worth of over $2.7 billion as of May 2015 according to Forbes. As a sports enthusiast, he also has stakes in San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer (MLS) and Glasgow Celtic, a Scottish football club. As of March 2013, he is #670 in The Forbes Billionaires List, #234 in the United States, and #206 in The Forbes 400 in 2012.

Born John J. Fisher on June 1, 1961, he is the son of Gap, Inc. Co-founders Doris Feigenbaum Fisher and Donald Fisher. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy and Princeton University where he received a bachelor’s degree. He worked in the mailroom at the Republican National Committee after college. He also worked as a fund-raiser for former President Ronald Reagan and then-Vice President George H.W. Bush. He attended graduate school at Stanford University where he earned his MBA.

After graduate school, Fisher took a job for a real estate company that did business with his parent’s company, the Gap. He then became the president of Pisces Inc., the family’s investment management company. He established a relationship with Lewis Wolff to jointly purchase several Fairmont hotels in San Francisco. This led to his investment in the Oakland Athletics. He is also the chairman of the board of the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP Foundation), which trains and funds teachers for the KIPP public charter school network.