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Henry Kravis Net Worth

Updated On: 17 Dec, 2018

Henry Kravis Net Worth

With the various succesful jobs in the New York financial sector, American businessman Henry Kravis become one of the American billionaires. He and his first cousin worked under the business manager, Jereme Kohlberg and became the partners at Bear Terns.

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Kravis along with the partners started a series of what they described as ‘bootstrap’ investments. He is now a co-founder of private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR).

Henry Kravis Married, Wife, Children

American billionaire Henry Kravis, who has a record of twice unsuccessful martial life, is currently married to Canadian economist, Marie-Josée Drouin. His third wife, Marie, is also a former columnist and TV personality in Canada. She is the president of the Museum of Modern Art board of directors and sits as a board of the Robin Hood Foundation. The couple owns a home in several places of United States like New York, Southhampton, Florida, and Palm Beach. 

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In the first state dinner hosted by American president Donald Trump in April 2018, Henry was among the list of several billionaires who accepted the dinner party with Trump and French president Emmanuel Macron. The Tulsa native, who was once a potential pick for U.S. Treasury Secretary list of Trump, attended the White House with his wife, Marie.

Henry Kravis and his wife Marie-Josée Kravis arrived at Donald Trump's first state dinner part in April 2018 (Photo: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Before Marie, the KKR co-founder was married to New York designer Carolyne Roehm from 1985 to 1993. His second wife, Carolyne, was born as Carolyne Jane Smith. Their home decorated by Robert Denning and Vincent Fourcade got copied by the 1990 flick, The Bonfire of the Vanities.

With his first wife, Helene Diane Shulman, the businessman had three children named Harrison, Robert R. Kravis, and Kimberly Kravis Schulhof. Their son Harrison died in an automobile accident in 1991 at the age of 19. He got ejected from the vehicle while driving and had a sad demise due to massive internal injuries. Helene also died in the year 1997.

How Much Is Henry Kravis' Net Worth?

Henry is an American businessman who has accumulated the net worth of $5.4 billion. According to Forbes Billionaire 2018 ranks, he is the 365th richest person in the world. Most of the source of his wealth is from private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR), where he is the co-founder.

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His private equity firm has $94.3 billion assets by the information collected on 31st of December, 2013. With an estimated net worth of $4.8 billion as received on the ranking of September 2015, he has been recorded as the 108th richest man in America and 278th in the whole world.

Short Bio

Born on 6 January 1944 in a Jewish family, Henry Kravis is a native of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The leading businessman parents Raymond and Bessie Kravis were the successful Tulsa oil engineers. Henry stands at the casual height and holds American nationality.

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The billionaire started his education at Eaglebrook School and joined Loomis Chaffee School for high schooling. With a major in economics, he attended Claremont McKenna College. He graduated in the year, 1967 and later joined Columbia Business School for his MBA, as per wiki.