|Celebrated Name:||Gaston Glock|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Gaston Glock|
|Age:||93 years old|
|Birth Date:||19 July 1929|
|Birth Place:||Vienna, Austria|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Kathrin Glock (m. 2011), Helga Glock (m. 1962–2011)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Robert Glock, Brigitte Glock, Gaston Glock, Jr.)|
|Is Gaston Glock Gay?||No|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$1.5 billion|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Gaston Glock is an Austrian engineer who is renowned as the founder of the weapons manufacturing company “Glock.” The company is famous for producing polymer-framed pistols, knives, and other apparel. Considered as an expert of ‘polymer’ related products, so his company provides one of the best pistols in the world. His autobiography is titled ‘Glock: The Rise of America’s Gun,’ which released in 2012.
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Early Life & Biography
Gaston Glock was born on 19 July 1929, in the city of Vienna, Austria. He spent more than 30 years of his early career in Austria, to set up his business. He has not revealed any information about his parents or his education.
Glock’s first wife was Helga Glock, with whom he got married in 1958. They opened a family business in 1963, along with Helga. He has three children with Helga, named Robert Glock, Brigitte Glock, Gaston Glock, Jr. Unfortunately, their marriage didn’t work out well, and they opted for a divorce in 2011. Gaston then married Kathrin Glock in the same year. He published his autobiography titled Glock: The Rise of America’s Gun, in 2011.
The book includes the incident and the struggle Glock faces in his early career to build his weapon manufacturing company, which is renowned worldwide. Glock is also involved in various charity events throughout Austria and has donated more than one billion euros to the cause. He has also helped the Freedom Party of Austria financially. He is currently residing in Velden am Wörther See, Austria, with his wife.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 19 July 1929, Gaston Glock is 93 years old as of today’s date 31st May 2023. His height is 1.82 m tall, and his weight is 72 kg.
Gaston Glock started his professional carer as a manufacturer of curtain rods in 1960. He then began making knives for the military. He was not involved in manufacturing firearm until Gaston was 52 years of age. He was earlier an expert of polymers and later started producing pistols under his company. More first, he was making military knives in his garage workshop.
His initial employees were not so efficient and experienced in the field, so it took him some time to set up the company. His first designed pistol took him more than one year to be ready. His company, “Glock Ges.m.b.H.” is currently one of the most reliant weapons manufacturing companies of the recent generation. Gaston is serving as the Managing Director of the company.
Awards & Achievements
Gaston Glock has not won any official award in his career so far. Being the founder of one of the best weapon manufacturing company, “Glock” is itself an achievement. His company’s produced pistols are one of the best in the market, and Gaston is considered as an expert of the polymer related good.
Net Worth & Salary of Gaston Glock in 2023
As of 2023, Gaston Glock has gathered a net worth of $1.5 billion. His primary source of income is from being the Managing Director of the Austrian weapon manufacturing company ‘Glock.’ In 2017, his company made a total sale of $500 million globally, which is nearly 70% of the entire market share of handguns. His family is named in the list of top 2000 billionaires of 2000, by Forbes.
Austrian engineer Gaston Glock is the founder of the weapon manufacturing company “Glock Ges.m.b.H.” The company was founded in 1963, entirely by Gaston himself. The company headquarters is in Deutsch-Wagram, Austria. It is one of the most reliant weapon manufacturing company of the recent generation. His autobiography is titled ‘Glock: The Rise of America’s Gun,’ which released in 2012. Glock is also involved in various charity events throughout Austria and has donated more than one billion euros to the cause.