Danny Kennedy

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Birthday
24, 1971
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
24, 1971 (age 47)
Birthplace
California

About

Known as the founder of a solar power business called Sungevity, this California-born environmentalist and entrepreneur also wrote the 2012 book Rooftop Revolution: How Solar Power Can Save Our Economy—and Our Planet—from Dirty Energy.

Before Fame

When he was just twelve years old, he participated in an environmental initiative to halt construction of a Tasmanian dam. As a young man, he helped organize the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development.

Trivia

In the 1990s, he contracted malaria while working for Greenpeace in Papua New Guinea.

Family Life

The son of Australian citizens, he spent his childhood in Los Angeles, California; Sydney, Australia; and several European cities.

Associated With

He assisted actress Cate Blanchett in bringing about the environmentally sound construction of the Sydney Theatre Company.