Net Worth: $4.9 Billion
- Source of Wealth Real estate, private equity
- Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Samuel "Sam" Zell
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth September 28, 1941
- Ethnicity Jewish
- Occupation Businessman, Executive
- Education University of Michigan Law School
- Children 3
About Sam Zell
This American businessman currently serves as the Chairman of the Equity Group Investments, LLC which is a privately held investment firm founded in the 1960s. EGI Investments spread through a wide range of industries in different continents and its interests include logistics, energy, healthcare, media, transportation and real estate.
Sam Zell also serves as the Chairman and co-founder of Equity International which is a privately held investment firm that focuses on real estate companies outside the United States. He also serves as the Chairman of several companies which are listed in the New York Stock Exchange which includes the Equity Lifestyle Properties, REIT, Equity Residential, Covanta Holding Corp., Anixter and Tribune Company.
Sam Zell has an estimated net worth of $4.9 billion as of April 2016, according to Forbes.