Elliott Handler Net Worth

Elliott Handler was born on April 9, 1916 in Illinois and was the co-founder of the toymaking company Mattel. He was responsible for bringing to the public two of the most iconic toys of all time, Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars. His legacy lives on in the millions of children who have grown up playing with these toys.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day April 9, 1916
Birth Place Illinois
Died On Jul 21, 2011 (age 95)
Birth Sign Aries

💰 Net worth: $8.5 billion

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Co-founder of the toymaking company Mattel. He brought to the public Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars.

Before Fame

He founded an unexpectedly lucrative Business in dollhouse furniture and started Mattel with Harold Matson, whose named formed the Mat of the company's name.


His die-cast Hot Wheels cars were designed by real General Motors Engineers with special attention placed on the plastic wheels that rolled.

Family Life

His wife was a driver of innovation in the company, creating the Barbie doll over her husband's doubts. She named her Barbie doll after their daughter Barbara and the Ken doll after her son.

Associated With

His company made a great deal of money off Barbie dolls that looked like celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez.