- Name: Chuck Feeney
- Born: 04/23/1931 (89 years old)
- Occupation: Founder of The Atlantic Philanthropies
Charles Francis “Chuck” Feeney (born April 23, 1931) is an Irish-American businessman and philanthropist and the founder of The Atlantic Philanthropies, one of the largest private foundations in the world. He made his fortune as a co-founder of the Duty Free Shoppers Group, which pioneered the concept of duty-free shopping. Feeney gave away his fortune in secret for many years, until a business dispute resulted in his identity being revealed in 1997. Over the course of his life, Feeney has given away more than $8 billion.
Birth Name: Charles Francis Feeney
School: St. Mary of the Assumption High School, Cornell University
Alias: Charles Francis Feeney
Birth Place: Elizabeth, New Jersey, U.S.
Chuck Feeney quotes :
They decided as part of my 75th birthday celebrations that I would be entitled to fly first class. I'll be honest, I'm not good at flying anymore. To my credit, I can stretch out on two coach seats.Chuck Feeney