John C. Bogle is an American business magnate, an investor, and a philanthropist. He is famous as the founder and retired chief executive of The Vanguard Group. He has also written a classic book on investment titled “Common Sense on Mutual Funds: New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor”. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of John Bogle in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
John Clifton Bogle was born on the 8th of May in the year 1929 in Montclair, New Jersey, U.S. He was born to Josephine Lorraine Hipkins and William Yates Bogle Jr. His parents divorced when he was a kid. He joined Manasquan High School and then Blair Academy. In the year 1947, he attended the Princeton University and then joined the University of Pennsylvania. After graduating from his university, he started his career in the investment market and became one of the most influential people in the investment industry.
John Bogle is married to Eve Bogle. The couple is living happily for so long and are grandparents. They have six children.
Career, Awards & Nominations
John Bogle started his career in investment and banking in the year 1951 with the “Wellington Fund”. Soon with his knowledge and hard work he became assistant manager in the year 1955 and then in the year 1970, he became the chairman of the firm. He was fired by the firm because of his mistake in a merger which is considered as his biggest mistake by him.
After this in the year 1974, he founded his own firm “Vanguard Company” which became one of the most successful firms in the investment market. In the year 1996, John retired from his CEO position due to some heart problems. He came back after treatment and became senior chairman of the firm. Later in the year 1999, he started having conflicts with the CEO due to which he moved to Bogle Financial Markets Research Center.
John Bogle has been accoladed well for his great works. He has been named under the list of World’s 100 Most Powerful and Influential People in the year 2004 by the Time Magazine. He is honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award and a Woodrow Wilson Award. The firm of John Bogle was listed under the list of Four Giants of the 20th Century in the year 1999 by Fortune Magazine.
Net Worth & Earnings
John Bogle has earned a net worth of $90 million. He has earned his net worth by working in the investment market. He has his own firm named “The Vanguard Group”. Though he has earned in billions but due to his charities, his net worth is in two-digit millions.
John Bogle is an American business magnate, an investor, and a philanthropist who has earned a net worth of $95 million. He is one of the most influential people in the investment market. He got fame by his knowledge, dedication, and hard work towards his work.