American political pundit, philanthropist and real estate tycoon Leon Charney comes with an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion as of March 2013 according to Forbes. Of Jewish lineage, Leon Charney was born in 1938 in Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S. He attended Yeshiva University where he took his Bachelor of Arts/Sciences. He then went to Brooklyn Law School where he earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence.
Leon Charney Net Worth $1.2 Billion
Prior to his successful career in the corporate world, Leon Charney has worked as an advisor to U.S. President Jimmy Carter during the Camp David Accords. From 1976 through 1980, he served as an advisor to Carter who referred him as”the unsung hero of the Camp David Peace Treaty”. On the night Carter lost the Presidential election to Ronald Reagan, Leon Charney was able to buy his own building. Carter then borrowed for more cash which he financed in investing in the 12 buildings encompassing his property. Now, he’s the owner of three skyscrapers in Times Square.
Leon Charney is currently married to Tzili Doron. He has two children named Mickey and Nati.