Michael Bloomberg Poster

Trivia (14)

Founded Bloomberg Financial Markets [1981]

Elected mayor of New York City. [November 2001]

He is the father of Georgina Bloomberg and Emma Bloomberg.

Release of Bloomberg financial documents in June 2002 shows he lost $500,000 on his investment as exec producer of Focus (2001).

Has a building named after him at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University.

Member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at Johns Hopkins Univerisity

Reportedly donated $100 million to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University.

Has frequently referred to Medford, Massachusetts as his birthplace. In a 2006 interview with The New York Times, his mother confirmed that he was actually born at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Boston's Brighton neighborhood.

Sworn in as mayor of New York City [January 2002]

As of 2016 his net worth is forty six billion dollars.

Is a close friend of Paul McCartney and has recalled seeing the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964.

He is the son of Charlotte (Rubens) and William Henry Bloomberg, an accountant. His father was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts and his mother was born in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Three of his grandparents were Jewish emigrants from the Russian Empire, while his maternal grandmother was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents.

His mayoralty drew controversy due to a policy known as stop-and-frisk, wherein police officers would randomly search people. This policy overwhelmingly affected African-American and Latino residents.