Cornelius Vanderbilt Net Worth

Cornelius Vanderbilt was born on May 27, 1794 in Staten Island, NY. Nicknamed the Commodore. He amassed an enormous fortune through shipping and railroads.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day May 27, 1794
Birth Place Staten Island, NY
Age 225 YEARS OLD
Died On Jan 4, 1877 (age 82)
Birth Sign Gemini

💰 Net worth: $215 billion

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About

Nicknamed the Commodore. He amassed an enormous fortune through shipping and railroads.

Before Fame

He dropped out of school at age 11 to work for his father's ferry Business.

Trivia

He was a renowned philanthropist and used part of his fortune to start a famous university that bore his name.

Family Life

His son william Henry Vanderbilt greatly expanded the empire and added to the millions earned by his father. He married Sophia Johnson in 1813 and he had another son named George Washington Vanderbilt II.

Associated With

He hired the great orator Daniel Webster to defend him in the Supreme Court against monopoly charges.