|Celebrated Name:||Rex Sinquefield|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Rex Andrew Sinquefield|
|Age:||76 years old|
|Birth Date:||7th September 1944|
|Birth Place:||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes|
|Is Rex Sinquefield Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$500 Million|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
Rex Sinquefield is an American businessman and investor. He is also known for his high involvement in politics and has been the president of Show-Me Institute. He has also been a great contributor to political parties from his high amount of net worth. He is also interested in income tax as well as funding of charter schools. He is as well an author of the book, which teaches about stock market returns.
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Early Life & Biography
Rex Andrew Sinquefield was born on 7th September 1944, in St. Louis, Missouri, in the USA. He had a younger brother Jerry, but unfortunately, their father died when he was five years old. Their mother could not be able to raise them as they lived in poverty, and they were placed in Saint Vincent Children Home. It is from here that he gained self-discipline as the nun of the school was very strict as they were forced to wash dishes and clean the rooms.
Rex wanted to become a priest, and after graduating in 1962 from Bishop DuBourg High School, he joined Cardinal Glennon College, a seminary school. He later joined Saint Louis University, where he studied Economics and also the University of Chicago, where he earned his MBA.
Rex met and married his wife Jeanne while he was studying at the University of Chicago. The couple was blessed with three children though Rex has not given the names of his children. Together they worked at Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA), which was co-founded by Rex and his friend, David Booth, while Jeanne worked in the trading department. Rex and his family have two homes, one in their 1000 acre farm and the other one is a mansion located in Central West End. He was raised in a strict Roman Catholic Church, which he is still a devout follower.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 7th September 1944, Rex Sinquefield is 76 years old as of today’s date 28th January 2021. His height is 1.72m tall, and his weight is 77 kg.
After receiving his MBA, he started working with the American National Bank. He introduced index funds, and within seven years, the fund had generated a total of $12 billion. In 1982, he joined hands with David Booth, and they co-founded Dimensional Fund Advisors, which focussed on small companies. Rex retired from DFA in 2005 and decided to join politics and philanthropy. Today, the investment was managing more than $582 billion from their total assets.
Rex co-founded Show-Me Institute together with R. Crosby Kemper III, where he is the president. The institute looks at promoting market solutions. Rex has been a major contributor to various political parties. Apart from funding political parties, he is also involved in several charitable foundations where he has given several donations.
He is the owner of Sinquefield Charitable Foundations, which has donated to Today and Tomorrow Education Foundation, University of Missouri Music School, and St. Vincent Children Home, among others. He is also the owner of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center, also being a board member of St. Vincent Home. He is a co-writer of the book, Stocks, Bonds, Bills, and Inflation written in 1989 together with Roger G. Ibbotson.
Awards & Achievements
Rex has not recorded any awards in his career life. One of his greatest achievements is Sinquefield Cup being named after him. He has also been able to fund several organizations, including his former home, where he was raised.
Net Worth & Salary of Rex Sinquefield in 2021
Rex is a millionaire, although he has not given the exact figures of his total net worth but it’s more than $500 million as of January 2021. He has acquired his wealth from his involvement in various activities of business and investments. He has also founded several organizations that have been a great source of his income. Being a writer also adds to his income.
Rex is a very successful man who has gained a lot of income. His hard work has greatly contributed to his success. He is also a very generous man who has contributed to various organizations, both charitable foundations, and even political parties.