|Celebrated Name:||Joshua Harris|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Joshua Harris|
|Age:||59 years old|
|Birth Date:||2nd May 1960|
|Birth Place:||Chevy Chase, Maryland|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Marjorie Rubin|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Hannah Harris, Stuart Harris, Pierce Harris, Thomas Harris, Bridget Harris)|
|Is Joshua Harris Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Investor, sports team owner|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$5 Billion|
|Last Updated:||[cur rent_date format=’F Y’]|
Joshua Harris is a renowned American businessman, investor, and sports team owner. He is the co-founder and the senior managing director of Apollo Global Management, a private American equity investment firm. Harris has also invested in sports teams such as the National Hockey League New Jersey Devils. He is also a managing partner of the coveted National Basketball Association team Philadelphia 76ers and owns an 18% stake in Crystal Palace, an English Premier League team.
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Early Life & Biography
Joshua Harris was born in 1965 in Chevy Chase, Maryland, to a Jewish family. He is the son of Jacob Harris and Sylvia Harris. His father Jacob worked as an orthodontist after graduating as a valedictorian from Caldwell High School. The self-made investor took his education seriously as he knew the value of education, which would play a key role in his future. Harris attained his high school studies at The Field School in Washington, D.C.
The self-made billionaire has an Alma matter graduate with a bachelor of arts/science from the University of Pennsylvania. Having academic excellence earned him a master’s in business administration from the world-renowned Harvard University. During his college days, Harris took part in wrestling but did not take his interest in the sport further.
Harris pretty much like his private life to himself. He has managed to maintain a life free of scandals and controversies. Not much information is available about his past relations, either. However, the billionaire is a happily married man. He met his wife, Marjorie Rubin while doing his MBA at Harvard University. Marjorie works at Mount Sinai Medical Center. The couple has been blessed with five children. Among them are three daughters and two sons. The names of their children are Hannah Harris, Stuart Harris, Pierce Harris, Thomas Harris, and Bridget Harris.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 2nd May 1960, Joshua Harris is 59 years old as of today’s date 6th April 2020. His height is 1.71 m tall, and his weight is 72 kg.
After leaving campus, Harris strongly contemplated pursuing politics under the Republican flag. However, as fate would have it, his calling was in the private sector. His career kick-started when he landed a job at one of the biggest Wall Street investment banking firm known as Drexel Burnham Lambert. After the bank declared bankruptcy, Harris teamed up with Leon Black and Marc Rowan to establish one of what would become one of the renowned equity investment banking. They founded Apollo Global Management in 1990.
He currently serves as the senior managing director of Apollo. He saw the success of Apollo Global Harris decided to spread his wings and invest in sports. In 2011 he was part of a consortium that won a $280 million bid to acquire bid Philadelphia 76ers from Comcast. In addition to that, he bought a majority stake in NHL’s New Jersey Devils in 2013 alongside Blitzer and a group of other investors. According to relevant sources, the self-made billionaire purchased shares on the Devils worth $320 million. The contract came with the privileges of operating Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The sports industry seems to be quite profitable.
Harris had his eyes set on one of the most popular football clubs of the English Premier League, Aston Villa. He, however, resorted to purchasing an 18% stake in Crystal Palace, another English Premier League team. Furthermore, he served as an adviser on the infrastructure policy in the Trump Administration.
Awards & Achievements
One of the greatest achievements Harris can boast of is the fact that he became a self-made billionaire. He might not have won any awards yet, but he is one of the highly respected investors globally. Owning shares in major renowned sports teams is another great achievement.
Net Worth & Salary of Joshua Harris in 2020
Harris has amassed his wealth over time by his wise investment dealings and businesses. Being one of the co-founders of one of the major American equity investment banking comes with its rewards. He owns over 2.6 million units in stocks in Apollo Global Management. Moreover, the pockets over $346,272 as of the firm’s Senior Manager and Director. It has not yet been revealed how much he owns from the sports teams he owns. However, his net worth is estimated to be about $5 billion as of April 2020.
Harris has established his name as a renowned businessman. His hard work and diligence have made him who he is today. Not only is he an accomplished investor, but he prides himself on giving back to society. Harris supports youth programs that combine learning and sports such as America Scores and After School All-Stars.