Michael R. Bloomberg

  • Joined the Giving Pledge: 08/04/2010 - Read the Letter
  • Estimated Net Worth: $45.7 billion
  • Estimated Lifetime Giving: $2.4 billion
  • Forbes Rank: #8
  • Industry: Financial data services; News media
  • Born: 1942
  • Residence: New York, NY

Michael R. Bloomberg is the current Mayor of New York City and one of the four founders of Bloomberg L.P.

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In the 1990s, a generous individual planned to leave Johns Hopkins University, my alma mater, $50 million upon his death. But I asked him: Why wait? Why deny financial aid to this generation? Why deny a possible cure for a disease to this generation?

Michael R. Bloomberg

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Health Care; Human Services; Public health; India; Animal Welfare; Mental Health; Switzerland

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