Last updated on February 28th, 2020 at 06:13 pm
Who is Michael Bloomberg?
Michael Bloomberg is a well-known American politician. He is often described as a businessman and also as an author. He is currently the CEO of Bloomberg L.P. which is a private software company in New York City. Bloomberg was the 108th mayor of New York City and he was in the office from January 1, 2002, to December 31, 2013. He has been nominated as the candidate for this year’s presidential election.
Michael Bloomberg’s 2020 Presidential Campaign:
Bloomberg’s presidential campaign started when he filed a statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission about the participation in the Presidential Election 2020. The campaign officially started on November 24, 2019. Before his decision to fight in the election, he didn’t want to actually become a candidate himself. He wanted a strong contender to stand against Donald Trump. Bloomberg will not compete in Iowa and New Hampshire but will definitely compete in other states. The campaign was officially launched on November 24, 2019, in Virginia.
Relationship with Donald Trump:
Michael Bloomberg is a big supporter of Donald Trump. He has actually praised the works of Donald Trump on many occasions. On an autumn day in 2013, the two friends met in a world-class golf course that was completed because of Donald Trump. Michael Bloomberg praised Trump regarded this and even added, “This would not have been possible without the great Trump Organization”. This shows Bloomberg is actually a massive supporter of Donald Trump. Not just Bloomberg but also Trump praised him calling him a very good mayor. Donald Trump and Michael Bloomberg like each other and supposedly they are good mates.
Recently, Bloomberg received a huge amount of bid from Donald Trump’s tax cuts with what I supposed to be very much pleased with Donald Trump. Although he didn’t want to stand in the elections at first but has now stood because of various personal reasons. He even believed a candidate strong enough should stand from the Democratic party to beat Donald Trump.
Early Life of Michael Bloomberg
Michael Bloomberg was born as Michael Rubens Bloomberg on February 14, 1942, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is the son of William Henry Bloomberg and Charlotte Bloomberg. He belongs to a Jewish family. Bloomberg graduated from John Hopkins University with a BSc degree in Electrical Engineering in the year 1962. In 1996, he received his master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
Michael Bloomberg’s Career:
Bloomberg’s career started as a security brokerage at Salomon Brothers. Then, in 1981, Bloomberg founded his own company, Bloomberg L.P. With his company being at the topmost, he is currently the 9th richest person in the USA and ranks 14th in the world. Michael Bloomberg became the 108th Mayor of New York City on January 1, 2002, and he remained in the office until December 31, 2013. Bloomberg also served for his former university, John Hopkins University from 1996 to 2002. Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign officially started on November 24, 2019.
In Personal Life of Bloomberg :
Michael Bloomberg was married to Susan Elizabeth Barbara Brown in the year 1975. The couple shared two daughters, Emma and Georgina. Michael and Susan got divorced in 1993. Since 2000, Bloomberg has been living with Diana Taylor. Currently, Michael Bloomberg resides in Bermuda along with his daughters frequently. Emma has been married to Christopher Frissora who is the son of a multibillionaire businessman Mark Frissora.
Michael Bloomberg’s Net Worth:
The estimated net worth of Michael Bloomberg is approximately $65.2 billion. With his company being at the topmost. His source of income has not just been through politics but it has been outrageously from his company Bloomberg L.P. Bloomberg being a billionaire loves to donate and he donates in a very huge amount.
- Although Michael Bloomberg was raised by his Jewish parents, he didn’t follow his parents’ path. He didn’t grow his daughters with a particular religion.
- He has a pilot license and he flies an AW109 Helicopter.
- In the year 2013, Michael Bloomberg owned 13 different properties around the world.
- He is a great supporter of the 7 Subway Extension and the Second Avenue Subway.
- When he was the mayor of New York City, he didn’t stay at the official mayoral residence as he stayed in his own home.