|Celebrated Name:||Jeff Vinik|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Jeffrey N. Vinik|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Birth Date:||22 March 1959|
|Birth Place:||Deal, New Jersey, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Penny Vinik|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes 4 (Kyra Vinik, Jared Vinik, Danny Vinik, Joshua Vinik)|
|Is Jeff Vinik Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$650 million|
|Last Updated:||July 2020|
Jeff Vinik, whose real names are Jeffrey N. Vinik, is a businessman who is currently the owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning NHL as well as the minority owner of the Boston Red Sox MLB. From 2010, he served on the board of directors for Liverpool Football Club of the premier league till 2013.
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Early Life & Biography
Vinik was born in Deal, New Jersey, to a Jewish family. He went to Phi Beta Kappa, where he graduated from Duke University in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering. He also went to Harvard Business School, where he obtained an MBA.
Jeffrey is married to Penny Vinik. They are blessed with four children, Jared Vinik, Kyra Vinik, Danny Vinik, and Joshua Vinik.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 22 March 1959, Jeff Vinik is 61 years old as of today’s date 9th July 2020. His height is 161 cm tall, and his weight is 85 kg.
Jeffrey started his business at the Fidelity Magellan Fund, where he earned 17% of annual returns. He started hedge fund Vinik Asset Management after he left Fidelity in partnership with Michael Gordon, who is currently the president of Fenway Sports Group, which in return earned 94% in its first year.
In late 2000, he returned as investors with $4.2 million, and he decided to focus on managing his portfolio. Together with his partners, he closed down the fund in December 2013 and distributed $9 billion in assets.
He purchased the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2010 from Oren Koules and Len Barrie for a total of $170 million. A year later, he purchased the Tampa Bay Storm though the Storm folded in December. He owns many lucrative real estate investments and also reportedly bought the Tampa Marriot Waterside Hotel & Marina that is worth $150 million. He also purchased another Waterfront mansion in Sarona worth $4.25 million that he tore down to rebuild a three-story mansion.
Vinik, together with his wife, had held charitable events, including in 1998, when they donated $1.25 million at Duke’s engineering school for a professorship endowment, and later on, after a year, he donated $5 million towards facilities at the engineering school.
He donated $10 million in 2012 to create a challenge fund that endowed associate and full professorships dedicated to addressing complex societal challenges. He donated $1.5 million in South Tampa in building a new Jewish community center as well as a donation in 2016/2017 at the Vanderbilt University.
Awards & Achievements
Jeffrey has achieved to turn the business world to a marketable field by filling up every gap that he locates. He has managed to own a famous and profitable company that have investors with every bit of potential positive result.
Net Worth & Salary of Jeff Vinik in 2020
As of July 2020, Jeffrey has an estimated net worth of $650 million. He is the owner of Tampa Bay Lightning after he purchased for $170 million, which has made a profit over the years, earning him more money. He also owns Vinik Asset management, where it earned his investors around 94% in the beginning, and also he owns several lucrative real estates.
He also has a Tampa Marriot Waterside Hotel & Marina as well as a water font mansion in Sarasota, Florida. As a matter of fact, Jeffrey is rich, and definitely, he might be triple times richer than his current wealth in the future.
Jeffrey is a businessman as well as a philanthropist who has used his wealth for charities and donations. He is a down to earth man regardless of his richness together with his wife. He chooses no class, race, or nationality but portrays equality among all with his charities, donations, or caregiving. He shows a pillar of unity and strength regardless of social status, which is a minor among people.