American financial backer,venture capitalist, and investment banker Kenneth Langone comes with an estimated net worth of $1.9 billion as of March 2013 according to Forbes. Previously, he served as the director of the New York Stock Exchange. In 2010, he started serving as Geek net’s Chairman of the Board of Directors, and currently, he sits as the company’s chief executive officer.
Kenneth Langone Net Worth $1.9 Billion
Kenneth Langone was born on September 16, 1935 in Roslyn Heights, NYC. Previously, Kenneth Langone has served on the board of Database Technologies, General Electric and Choice Point Inc. where Kenneth can also be a co-founder. Kenneth Langone’s most notable business venture is the founding of Home Depot that was formed after he organized financing for Arthur Blank and Bernard Marcus. Now, this national chain hires more than 300,000 workers.
To date, this philanthropist has contributed more than $150 million to several non-profit associations. Some of his beneficiaries include The Children’s Oncology Society (Ronald McDonald House), Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation,Robin Hood Foundation, Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation, and Harlem Children’s Zone.