Lynn Tilton
Lynn Tilton
Celebrated Name: Lynn Tilton
Real Name/Full Name: Lynn Tilton
Gender: Female
Age: 65 years old
Birth Date: April 22, 1959
Birth Place: Bronx, NY
Nationality: American
Height: 1.6m
Weight: 59kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Husband/Spouse (Name): Kevin Wayne
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Carly Jade)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Lynn Tilton Lesbian? No
Profession: trader, investor, and industrialist
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $700 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Not every industrialist and trader who gets into business and manages to make it to the level Tilton has managed to get today. Lynn Tilton is a successful collateralized loan obligation creator (CLO), businesswoman, owner, and manager. She has so many titles to a single person, and in all these titles, she plays her roles perfectly well that many people enjoy working under her leadership.

Lynn is also the sole principal and chief executive officer of Patriarch Partners, LLC, as well as its affiliated entities, which is holding companies with over 75 companies under its management. Tilton also worked as an investment banker in Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch.

Maybe you know about Lynn Tilton very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Lynn Tilton’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

Lynn was born on the 22nd of April in 1959 in the Bronx. However, she was raised in Teaneck, New Jersey, and schooled in Teaneck High Scool and was a member of the tennis team before her graduation in 1977. Lynn is the daughter of Jerry Garfinkle and worked as a New York City school teacher, and she prides in him saying he was her strong influence. Unfortunately, Jerry didn’t live to see the success of his daughter as he suffered from a brain tumor when Lynn was in junior year in college.

According to Lynn, she is coming from the famously long line of Kabbalah scholars. She enrolled at Yale University and graduated with a BA degree in American Studies. She also attended Columbia University and graduated with an MBA degree in Finance.

Personal Life

Lynn Tilton is a very successful woman, but at the same time, very secretive. This is because there is very little known about her romantic relationship status since 1995 after she divorced her first husband, Kevin Wayne Tilton. Lynn met Kevin Wayne Tilton when she was very young during her junior year at Yale University. It is not clear when the two got married, but it stated that the two divorced in Florida in 1995 at the age of 25. She is the mother of a daughter by the name Carly Jade.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 22 April 1959, Lynn Tilton is 65 years old as of today’s date 23rd May 2024. Her height is 1.6m tall, and her weight is 59 kg.


Tilton’s career started at Morgan Stanley back in 1981. Subsequently, she was also working for Goldman, Sachs & Co. this was immediately after graduating from Columbia University. She has also worked for Merrill Lynch and Kidder Peabody as an investment banker for a number of years until 1989. Tilton has worked for different companies as the above named are not the only ones that have enjoyed her services.

During her early years, she also worked at Long Drive management Trust as an executive who was a special situation investment fund. She has also worked at Papillon Partners. Inc, as an Executive Managing Director, was a firm she had founded with the intention of offering customized research, execution, and valuation services to sellers of high yield bonds and bank loans.

In 1998, Lynn Tilton decided to retire from her position at Amroc Investments, where she was working as a partner. In 2000, she returned to New York from Costa Rica, and together with Dennis Dolan from Nomura, they formed a partnership. When distressed commercial loans were new, they decide to purchase and package them into a CLO. The securities issued by Patriarch continued rising in value as the economy improved. Through Partriach Partners’ affiliated funds, she has had and restructured more than 240 companies.

Awards & Achievements

On 21st January 2011, on the 8th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards ceremony, she received “Aviation Entrepreneur of the Year” honors. On 18th December 2012, she was awarded the Mosaic Women Legend Award by Diversity Woman Magazine. These are just a few of the awards Tilton has been awarded over her years as a businesswoman.

Net Worth & Salary of Lynn Tilton in 2024

Lynn Tilton Net Worth
Lynn Tilton Net Worth

Lynn is one woman who chose a career that very few people ever think of. She did finance but decided to walk on a path that is not walked by many that is majoring in the business of Collateral Loan Obligation. Luckily, this was a success, and today she is known all over the world as a successful businesswoman and industrialist. As of May 2024, Her net worth has been estimated to be approximately $700 million, and it can only get better as she is very committed to work.

Lynn Tilton is not only doing great as a businesswoman but also as a mother. Although they parted ways with her husband many decades ago, she still uses his surname Tilton. At the same time, she is a great mentor to many upcoming bankers and business people.


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