Stephen M. Ross

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Birthday
10, 1940
Birthplace
Michigan
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1940 (age 79)
Birthplace
Michigan

About

Billionaire most famous for being the owner of the NFL's Miami Dolphins as well as the team's stadium, Sun Life Stadium. He is also the owner of the real estate development firm The Related Companies.

Before Fame

He earned his Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Michigan Business School before receiving his LLM degree in Taxation from the New York University School of Law.

Trivia

He is one of the University of Michigan's biggest donors, donating more than $300 million to the school during his lifetime. The university's business school, Ross School of Business, is named in his honor.

Family Life

He married jewelry designer Kara Ross. His uncle, Max M. Fisher, is a noted philanthropist from Detroit.

Associated With

He purchased 50% of the Miami Dolphins franchise from the team's previous owner, Wayne Huizenga, for $550 million in 2008.