Rockefeller gets all the press, but Andrew Carnegie may be the richest American of all time. The Scottish immigrant sold his company, U.S. Steel, to J.P. Morgan for $480 million in 1901.
Jul 30, 2015 Rockefeller gets all the press, but Andrew Carnegie may be the richest American of all time. The Scottish immigrant sold his company, U.S. Steel, to J.P. Morgan for $480 million in 1901.
Rockefeller amassed his fortune from the Standard Oil company, of which he was a founder, chairman and major shareholder. By the time of his death in 1937, estimates place his net worth in the range of US$300 billion to US$400 billion in adjusted dollars for the late 2000s (decade).
Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish-American industrialist, business magnate, and philanthropist. Net worth, US$372 billion in 2014 dollars His 1889 article proclaiming "The Gospel of Wealth" called on the rich to use their wealth to When Carnegie was thirteen, his father had fallen on very hard times as a handloom
Sep 19, 2017 Rockefeller gave away more than $500 million during his lifetime (worth at least $8 billion today), but his heirs are still worth an estimated $11 billion.
Scottish-American businessman Andrew Carnegie has an estimated net worth of $310 billion in 2013. Carnegie was known to be influential in the significant
Bill Gates may have billions of dollars, but not even the Microsoft mogul can match the astounding wealth of these money mavens! A new inflation-adjusted list
Oct 16, 2012 When we think of the world's all-time richest people, names like Bill Gates, Warren Buffet The list, compiled by the Celebrity Net Worth website, ranks the world's 24 Andrew Carnegie (industrialist, 1835-1919) $310 billion.
Apr 25, 2017 When it comes to the 20 richest people in history, these massively wealthy tycoons don't Andrew Carnegie – peak net worth: $337 billion.
Andrew Carnegie's net worth had been greatly increased at the moment when he sold his Carnegie Steel Company to J.P. Morgan for what I believe was $480M