Source of Wealth:Investment, Business
Marital Status:Married to Marjorie
Education:MBA from Harvard Business School
Joshua Harris is the principal owner of the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association and the team’s Governor on the NBA Board of Governors. He has an estimated net worth of $2.6 billion as of May 2015 according to Forbes. As of March 2013, he is #704 in The Forbes Billionaires List, # 243 in the United States, and #298 in The Forbes 400 List (2012). He is considered as a New York-based leveraged buyout specialist who has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics (cum laude) from the Wharton School of Business in the University of Pennsylvania. He also has a master’s degree from the Harvard Business School and was named a Baker and Loeb Scholar.
Harris is one of the three founders of Apollo Global Management, a publicly listed alternative investment manager, in 1990 along with Leon Black and Mark Rowan after their previous employer Drexel Burnham collapsed. He also sits on the board of several companies such Apollo, LyondellBasell and oil and gas producer EP Energy, in which the firm co-invested. He serves as a member of The Federal Reserve Bank of New York Investors Advisory Committee on Financial Markets and the Undergraduate Executive Board of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Joshua Harris is a former wrestler who also competes in marathons and triathlons. He ran the 2010 New York City Marathon in a time of 3 hours, 53 minutes, 41 seconds. He has five children with his wife, Marjorie.