Eli Broad was a Billionaire Entrepreneur from New York, he was ranked 78th wealthiest person in the USA and 233rd wealthiest person in the world by Forbes in June 2019. On April 30, 2021, he passed away at the age of 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Suzi Emmerling who is a spokeswoman for the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation confirmed his demise, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wrote on Twitter “Eli Broad, simply put, was L.A.’s most influential private citizen of his generation,” and added, “He loved this city as deeply as anyone I have ever known.”
What is Eli Broad Net Worth?
Eli Broad Net Worth
$6.9 Billion USD
He was an American Billionaire Entrepreneur and an only child to his parents, his father was a house painter and owned five-and-dime stores and his mother served as a dressmaker, Eli attended Detroit Public Schools and Detroit Central High School. Then, he graduated from Michigan State University with majoring in accounting with a minor in economics.
While pursuing his education, Eli was into business, he sold women’s shoes, garbage disposals and even served at Packard Motor as a drill press operator. Eli Broad comes from a hard-working family so this helped him to be financially independent, fast forward to now Eli Broad co-founded homebuilding pioneer Kaufman and Broad Inc and launched financial services giant SunAmerica Inc.
Eli penned downed a book named “The Art of Being Unreasonable: Lessons in Unconventional Thinking,” it was published by Wiley and Sons. Besides this, Eli Broad know for his philanthropist commitment to public K–12 education, scientific and medical research, and the visual and performing arts. In 2017, Broad gave more than $4 Billion.
Eli received several awards in his career such as the Golden Plate Award, Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy, David Rockefeller Award, William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership Award, and many more.
Eli Broad Estimated Net Worth is around USD 6.9 Billion.
Know About Eli Broad Wife
Eli Broad is survived by Edythe L. Broad, he met his future wife when they were still a teenager. In 1954, the couple tied the knot and married until he died in 2021, they share two sons named Jeffrey and Gary.
Eli and Edythe created The Broad Foundations and they committed to giving away 75% of their wealth. In 2003, the couple gave more than $100 million founding gifts to create the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, then Broads contributed $20 million in the year 2007 to the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Also, the couple gifted Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research. For their work, the duo received the American Federation of the Arts Cultural Leadership award in 2018.