Who is Michael Bloomberg?

Michael Bloomberg is an American businessman, author, philanthropist, as well as a politician. He was born on February 4, 1942, in Brighton, Massachusetts, US. Currently, he is the CEO of Bloomberg LP and also the founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies. Furthermore, he is running for the president as a Democratic candidate in the US.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameMichael Bloomberg
ProfessionBusinessman, Author, Philanthropist, Politician
Birth DateFebruary 4, 1942
Birth PlaceBrighton, Massachusetts, US
Birth NameMichael Rubens Bloomberg
Star SignAquarius
ParentsFather: William Henry Bloomberg
Mother: Charlotte Bloomberg
WifeSusan Elizabeth Barbara Brown (divorced)
Children2 daughters
Net Worth$57.1 billion

Michael Bloomberg


Michael was born to William Henry Bloomberg and Charlotte Bloomberg, as Michael Rubens Bloomberg. He holds an American nationality, and as per ethnicity, he belongs to White. He was born with the birth sign of Aquarius.

For his education, he attended Johns Hopkins University. In 1964, he graduated with a degree in electrical engineering with a Bachelor of Science. Later, he graduated with a Master of Business Administration in 1966, from the Harvard Business School.


Michael started his career in 1972. He started with the Salomon Brothers as a partner. Eventually, in 1981, he was laid off after the Phibro Corporation bought the company. Then, in 1987, he founded his own company, Innovative Market Systems. In the same year, he renamed the company to Bloomberg L.P.

Michael Bloomberg

The company gained the height of success and became a multi-billion dollar company. Moreover, it has now more than 100 offices worldwide, whose headquarter is in Midtown Manhattan. The company specializes in recent media and financial information.

Subsequently, in early 2000, Michael started his political career. In 2001,  he became the 108th mayor of New York City, defeating Mark J. Green. Also, he worked from the year 2002 to 2013; the three consecutive terms. Then, in 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio defeated him.

In 2018,  Michael transformed from Independent to Democrat. Recently, on November 7, 2019, he announced his name for the 2020 presidential race against current president Donald Trump.

Personal Life of Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg

Previously, Michael married Susan Elizabeth Barbara Brown. The couple married in 1975. Also, they are blessed with two daughters; Emma in 1979, and Georgina in 1983. Moreover, the couple appeared together in the documentary film, “Born Rich”. However, after living together for 18 years, the couple separated and divorced in 1993.

Subsequently, from 2000, Michael has been living with his former girlfriend, Diana Taylor.

Net Worth

Michael Bloomberg has gained success in his career. He has earned massive fame. Likewise, he has also been able to accumulate a huge amount of money. He is considered as the 9th richest person in the United States. Also, the 14th richest person in the world. Furthermore, his net worth is estimated to be about $57.1 billion, as of 2019.