J Paul Getty

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Birthday
15, 1892
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Death Date
Jun 6, 1976 (83)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
15, 1892
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Death Date
Jun 6, 1976 (83)

About

Oil billionaire, renowned philanthropist, and art lover. He was the richest-living American in 1957, according to Fortune magazine.

Before Fame

He worked pumping gas in his teenage years for a salary of $100 per month.

Trivia

He was a miser in life, but after his death, he donated his money to charities and museums, including one located in Los Angeles that is known for its unique architecture and beautiful garden.

Family Life

He was married five times and he had three children named Gordon, Ronald and John Jr.

Associated With

His net worth was later surpassed by such individuals as Bill Gates.