Harold Hamm

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Birthday
11, 1945
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
11, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
Oklahoma

About

By 2015, this oil and gas tycoon had a net worth of over nine billion dollars and was included on Forbes Magazine's list of the world's richest people.

Before Fame

Holding only a high school diploma, he began his work with the high-profile Hiland Partners and Continental Resources companies.

Trivia

His multi-million-dollar donation made the University of Oklahoma's Harold Hamm Diabetes Center a reality.

Family Life

The child of sharecroppers Jane Sparks and Leland Hamm, he spent his childhood in Oklahoma. His two marriages -- to Judith Ann Hamm and Sue Ann Hamm -- produced a total of five children.

Associated With

During his 2012 presidential campaign, Republican candidate Mitt Romney appointed Hamm to serve as his energy advisor.