George Soros was born on August 12th, 1930 Hungary, America. At the age of 86 years, George Soros is considered a philanthropist, an investor, an author and a business magnate. At the moment, George Soros is among the successful investors known in the world. George Soros’ net worth by May 2017 is said to be $25.2billion. He is among the 30 richest people in the world. They gauged him by his net worth.In his school life, George Soros attended London School of Economics. He graduated with the Bachelor’s degree. He later graduated with masters in philosophy. George Soros is married. They are blessed with 6 children.George Soros began his business career through taking various jobs. These jobs opened his eyes for other business opportunities that came later. In 1969, George Soros started the first one, Merchant banks (the Double Eagle), the first hedge fund. Profits that were realized from Double Eagle funded the second hedge in 1970 that is called Soros Fund Management.
George Soros has given a hand to American progressive and American liberal in their political pursuits. This has been done on his own, the Open Society Foundations. Between the years 1979 through 2011, George Soros has given out $11 billion to support the various philanthropic events. In 2017, Soros has donated $12 billion to support various civic initiatives. These funds given were meant to help in reduction of poverty, the increase in transparency and to help the student acquire their academic dreams.In diplomatic transitions, George Soros has been actively involved in the late 80s and 90s. This transition from communism to capitalism took place in Eastern Europe. His hand heavily has been felt at the Central European University, his hometown.In politics, George Soros has supported political events. This is seen in his financial contributions. He gave $23,581 to 527 groups during the election in the year 2003 and 2004.
The information is acquired from the Centre for Responsive Politics.The supported groups were to fight and see President Bush out of the White House. After Bush’s re-election, George Soros resolved to support newly formed group Democracy Alliance. The group was formed to rally for progressive infrastructure in America.In August 2009, George Soros donated $35 million to the New York State. The donation was meant to bless the underprivileged children and parents. The offer also extended those with valid cards. The $140 million recovered from the federal act in 2009 was also added to the fund.George Soros gave and on giving his support to Centre for American Progress.In September 20th, 2012, George Soros backed President Obama’s re-election. He donated $1million to Priority USA Action.In conclusion, George Soros since 2004 to date is seen supporting political events.