Net Worth: $65 Million
- Source of Wealth Bank of America, North Carolina National Bank
- Birth Place Meridian, Mississippi, United States
- Marital Status Married (Donna Lewis)
- Full Name Kenneth D. "Ken" Lewis
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth April 9, 1947
- Ethnicity Caucasian
- Occupation Businessman
- Education Georgia State University, J. Mack Robinson College of Business
About Ken Lewis
American businessman Ken Lewis has an estimated net worth of $65 million in 2012. He previously served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Bank of America which is considered as the world’s second largest bank as well as the largest bank in America. He only started serving such positions in 2001 after Hugh McColl’s retirement.
While serving as the chief executive of the bank, Ken Lewis purchased Merill Lynch and Countrywide Financial incurring massive losses to the bank which necessitated the help of the federal government. Towards the end of 2009, Ken Lewis’ retirement from the bank came into rumor. Brian Moynihan succeeded him as the CEO and President while Walter Massey took over his position as Chairman of the Board.
Kenneth D. Lewis was born on April 9, 1947 in Walnut Grove, Mississippi, U.S. He is a graduate of Georgia State University with a degree in Finance. He is currently married to Donna Lewis.
In 2001, Lewis was named as Banker of the Year and on the same year, he was recognized as the Top Chief Executive Officer by the U.S. Banker. He was also honored by TIME Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the world in 2007. A year later, he was again named as the Banker of the Year.