Multimillionaire publisher of Forbes magazine; promoted capitalism and was known for his lavish parties and investments.
He graduated from both the Lawrenceville School and Princeton University; he served in the New Jersey Senate from 1951 until 1957 and lost a bid for Governor of New Jersey.
He started another magazine, Egg, that was meant to focus on the New York nightlife.
His father, B.C. Forbes, was a financial journalist and author who actually founded Forbes magazine; his son, Steve, and daughter, Moira, continued the magazine after his death.
He gave a Harley Davidson to Elizabeth Taylor.
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