Steve Fossett

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Birthday
22, 1944
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Sep 3, 2007 (63)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
22, 1944
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Sep 3, 2007 (63)

About

American adventurer and pilot who made five flights around the world, including one in a hot air balloon.

Before Fame

He made his fortune on Wall Street and used his earnings to fund his adventurous career in aviation.

Trivia

He disappeared while preparing for a flight over Nevada.

Family Life

He married Peggy Fossett in 1968.

Associated With

He was a close friend of fellow adventurer and aviation pioneer Richard Branson.