Henry Kravis
Henry Kravis
Celebrated Name: Henry Kravis
Real Name/Full Name: Henry R. Kravis
Gender: Male
Age: 80 years old
Birth Date: 6 January 1944
Birth Place: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.76m
Weight: 73kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Marie-Josee Drouin
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (3)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Henry Kravis Gay?: No
Profession: Businessman
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $7 Billion
Last Updated: June 2024

Maybe you know about Henry Kravis very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Henry Kravis’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

The multibillionaire, Henry Kravis was born on the 6th of January  1944 in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the US to Raymond and Bessie Kravis. The businessman borrows this business mind from his father, who was an oil engineer in Tulsa, a successful engineer and businessman.

Kravis attended Eaglebrook School, where he began his academic life. He then joined the Loomie Chaffe School high school, where he was so successful and actually participated in governing the school, he was the school`s vice president, elected by the students. Henry later joined the Claremont Mckenna College, where he pursued economics, probably the basis for his successful business ideas.

Personal Life

Henry is currently married to Marie-Josee Drouin. They got married in 1995 in a private wedding ceremony. Marie is Canadian, an economist, and formerly a media personality. Briefly, she is a business lady, just like Henry. She is the president of the Museum of Modern Art. The couple has no children yet.

Henry has three children with his former wife, Helene Diane, whom he divorced. Unfortunately, she died of cancer in 1997 after marrying Thompson. However, their children are alive,  Harrison S. Kravis, Kimberly Kravis Schulhof, and Robert R. Kravis.

Henry then married Carolyne Roehm, a designer, and the couple spent about eight years together but did not have children, they unfortunately divorced in 1993. It only took him two years before he married Marie, whom he has been fluid with since 1995 to this current date.

Henry lives seasonally in his various homes; in New York City, Southampton, Paris, and Palm Beach of Florida, among many other homes. He lives a flamboyant life.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 6 January 1944, Henry Kravis is 80 years old as of today’s date 22nd June 2024. His height is 1.76m tall, and his weight is 73 kg.


Henry studied economy and hence worked several offices in New York in the financial sectors.

Henry, together with his cousin, George, joined the Bear Stearns. Henry worked as the assistant to the corporate manager. They then became partners at the Bear Stearn.

Henry, George, and Kohlberg began doing investments, a series of investments they named bootstrap. They began to buyouts companies such as Thompson wire, Boren Clay, stern metals, income, and cobblers industries. These were important and big investments that there was tension between Kravis, Roberts(George) and Kohlberg, and the Bear Stearns company, which resulted in the founding of the Kohlberg Kravis Roberts Investment company.

They invested in many companies in the United States and made huge Buyouts, such as with RJR Nabisco, which cost them about $ 31 billion. They invested in companies such as Safeway, Beatrice Foods, Hospital Corporation of America, TXU, Playtex, and many other companies.

He has also made a significant appearance in United States politics. He is a firm supporter of the Republican political party. He was a significant supporter and financial of the United States former president, George H.W Bush. Henry played a vital role in the re-election campaign of George Bush.

Henry is said to have contributed $ 1 million during President Trump`s presidential inauguration.

Awards & Achievements

Henry Kravis has achieved a lot as a Billionaire, especially in the political world of the United States.  He is vital financially in the Republican political party.

Henry Kravis is the sole sponsor of the Henry Kravis Leadership Institute that sponsors the Leadership Studies Programs at the Claremont McKenna College. He also sponsors the `Henry Kravis Internships for Teachers of Color program.

Henry has financed several constructions of schools such as The Loomis Chaffee School, where there is the Kravis Hall, Middlesex School, evidenced by the Kravis House, Eaglebrook School, where he built the Kravis Dorm and the Kravis Arena at Deerfield Academy.

Henry has another nonprofit program, The Henry R. Kravis, in Nonprofit Leadership. The program was established in 2006 to identify extraordinary leaders and appreciate their accomplishments. The prizes are always presented by Marie, Henry, and Claremont McKenna College.

Henry once donated $15 million aided to establish the Center for Cardiovascular Health. He is one of the chairs of the Columbia Business School Board of Overseers. He has recently pledged $ 100 million to support the school`s new project. He is generally supportive.

Net Worth & Salary of Henry Kravis in 2024

Henry Kravis Net Worth
Henry Kravis Net Worth

The flamboyant businessman is an effective investor. As of June 2024, The billionaire is estimated to have a net worth of $7 billion. He also runs various big businesses across the continent and the state. Basing from his huge financial donations, he is a wealthy businessman. He owns a variety of huge assets and hence a billionaire. Henry was ranked the 375th richest person in the Globe.

Henry is a perfect entrepreneur and businessman to admire and follow their footsteps. He has a golden heart of giving basing from his donation.


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