Carl Icahn

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Birthday
16, 1936
Birthplace
Queens, NY
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
16, 1936 (age 82)
Birthplace
Queens, NY

About

Billionaire business tycoon and founder of Icahn Enterprises who made a fortune in savings and loans.

Before Fame

He worked as a stockbroker on Wall Street in the 1960s after a stint in the Army.

Trivia

He was known for betting on the fortunes of various companies, which eventually led to his taking over some of those companies sometimes against their wishes.

Family Life

His father was an aspiring opera singer who never got his big break and settled to be a cantor.

Associated With

He and Mitt Romney both made millions of dollars by taking over and turning around struggling companies.