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J. Paul Getty
  • Name: J. Paul Getty
  • Born: 12/15/1892
  • Died: 06/06/1976 (83 years old)
  • Occupation: Businessman

Jean Paul Getty (/ˈɡɛti/; December 15, 1892 – June 6, 1976), known widely as J. Paul Getty, was an American-born British petrol-industrialist, and the patriarch of the Getty family. He founded the Getty Oil Company, and in 1957 Fortune magazine named him the richest living American, while the 1966 Guinness Book of Records named him as the world’s richest private citizen, worth an estimated $1.2billion (approximately $7.2 billion in 2018). At his death, he was worth more than $6billion (approximately $21 billion in 2018). A book published in 1996 ranked him as the 67th richest American who ever lived, based on his wealth as a percentage of the concurrent gross national product.

Birth Name: Jean Paul Getty

School: University of Oxford, University of California, Berkeley, University of Southern California

Alias: Jean Paul Getty

Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

Death Place: Sutton Place near Guildford, Surrey, England

Source: Wikipedia

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