Warren Stephens is an American businessman well known for being the CEO, and the chairman of Stephens Inc. Stephens Inc. is an investment bank that is privately held. He was listed in Forbes 2016 list of the wealthiest billionaires as number 722. This article will unveil the exact figure of the net worth of Warren Stephens in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Warren Stephens was born on 18th February 1957. He was raised in Arkansas, little rock. His parents are Mary Amerine and Jackson T. Stephens. He went to school in little rock he, later on, went to Trinity Presbyterian high school in Alabama.
He then joined Washington and Lee University then completed his studies. He got a bachelor’s degree in economics and went for an MBA at Wake Forest University in 1981.
The greatest inspiration for Warren has been his father who started the company with him and his brother. Warren is married to Harriet Stephens, and the two have three children.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Warren Stephens did his MBA and then joined the investment bank firm, Stephen Inc. which is in Little Rock. This is a family business where his father and uncle were the partners.
Warren is the current CEO and also the president of the company and has earned billions of dollars with the business. In 1996, being a Republican, he supported Bob Dole. He is among the wealthiest and most successful businessmen.
The most significant achievement for Warren was in 1970 when Stephen Inc. handled IPO the renowned Walmart store.
He has earned a fortune through the company through the inspiration that he received from his father. He was listed in the world’s wealthiest people by Forbes. He has had a contribution to his philanthropic works and supported several noble causes.
He is a billionaire that took over the business of his father and has expanded it ambitiously. Over the years he has come to own fine wines, a fleet of jets and golf course and handed out lots of money to politicians in both parties.
According to a profile in 2012 in Barrons, Stephen is called the King of Little Rock running a company that his uncle Witt, a cigar-chomping and former Bible salesman founded in 1933. The firm was passed on to his brother Jackson Sr.; then he passed it on to Warren Stephens. The firm now boasts of more than a dozen offices in the United States, London, and Frankfurt.
Net Worth & Earnings
Warren is a successful businessman with a net worth of $2.8 billion. He has been listed in 2016 in Forbes world billionaires list. Warren is an inspiration for most aspiring business people that want to make it big in the banking and investment industry. He has been working hard to climb up the ladder of success.
Warren Stephens also owns other significant stakes in Oklahoma gas and electricity, Alltel, the bank of America and donkey. He is also serving as a board member at Dillard’s and even a trustee at alma mater, Washington and Lee University. He has been critical of presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.