Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim

  • Joined the Giving Pledge: 12/14/2015 - Read the Letter
  • Estimated Net Worth: information not available
  • Forbes Rank: Not Ranked
  • Born: Nicole Wertheim - Information not available
    Herbert Wertheim - 1939
  • Residence: Miami, FL

With degrees in electrical and optical engineering Herbert Wertheim is founder and CEO of Brain Power Incorporated, the world's largest manufacturer of ophthalmic instruments, chemicals and dyes. Born in Philadelphia, Wertheim and his wife Nicole have been residents of Miami, Florida, since 1967 where they have focused much of their philanthropic work supporting education, wildlife and healthcare organizations in southern Florida. The Wertheims have made major contributions to Florida International University's medical and nursing schools, as well as its performing arts center, and University of Florida’s College of Engineering, Dr. Wertheim's alma mater.

Related Foundations

    • Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Family Foundation, Inc.
    • For Year Ending: 09/30/2018
    • Assets: $88,952,770
    • Giving: $2,017,371
    • 990-PF and more at Foundation Directory Online

Charitable Board Service

  • Both
    Dr. Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Family Foundation

    Herbert Wertheim
    American Heart Association of Miami
    Boy Scouts of America
    International Sea Keepers Society
    Lighthouse for the Blind
    Vail Valley Foundation
    Zoological Society of South Florida

Online Communications

Nicole and I ... pledge to use the majority of our wealth to benefit others.

Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim

Giving Interests

Engineering school education; Health Care; Medical school education; Performing arts centers