Net Worth: $1.33 Billion
- Source of Wealth Leisure Craft
- Birth Place United States of America
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name John Edson
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth 1932
- Ethnicity Caucasian
- Occupation Businessman
- Education Drop Out, University of Washington
- Children 2
About John Edson
American businessman John Edson has an estimated net worth of $1.33 billion as of May 2016 according to Forbes. His net worth is derived from his business that specializes on building leisure crafts. In addition to the Bayliner Marine Corp., John Edson also holds interests in Westport Shipyard.
Edson started with building sailboats in his garage. In 1955, he founded Bayliner Marine Corp. which focused on producing affordable plywood motorboats. After more than three decades, he sold the company to Brunswick Corporation for $425 million.
John Edson is a college dropout from the University of Washington. He currently lives in Jackson Wyoming with his wife and two children.