J. Paul Getty

J. Paul Getty

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: American

Occupation: Businessman

Biography: Jean Paul Getty was an Anglo-American industrialist. He founded the Getty Oil Company, and in 1957 Fortune magazine named him the richest living American, whilst the 1966 Guinness Book of Records named him as the world's richest private citizen, worth an estimated $1.2 billion. At his death, he was worth more than $2 billion.

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Source/Notes: As quoted by Robert Lenzner in his book, The Great Getty (1985)

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