Leandro Rizzuto

About Leandro Rizzuto

Birth Day: April 10, 1938
Birth Place: Sheridan, Wyoming, United States
Died On: December 3, 2017(2017-12-03) (aged 79)
Birth Sign: Taurus
Cause of death: pancreatic cancer
Residence: Sheridan, Wyoming, US
Alma mater: St. John's University (dropped out)
Occupation: Businessman
Title: Chairman, Conair Corporation
Spouse(s): divorced
Children: 5 including Leandro Rizzuto Jr.
Parent(s): Julian (born Nicola) & Josephine Rizzuto

Leandro Rizzuto Net Worth

Leandro Rizzuto was bornon April 10, 1938 in Sheridan, Wyoming, United States. In 1959, Leandro Rizzuto left St. John's University to help his family set up a hair products company in the basement of their Brooklyn home. Later named Conair, the company took off on the back of their game-changing pistol-shaped hair dryer. Conair later moved into small appliances, acquiring Cuisinart in 1989. Rizzuto also owns the Cuisinart Golf Resort & Spa in Anguilla, which features a Greg Norman-designed 18-hole golf course.
Leandro Rizzuto is a member of Manufacturing

💰 Net worth: $3.5 Billion

2009 $1.2 Billion
2010 $1.6 Billion
2011 $1.8 Billion
2012 $1.8 Billion
2013 $1.9 Billion
2014 $2.9 Billion
2015 $3.6 Billion
2016 $5.1 Billion
2017 $4.5 Billion
2018 $3.5 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1959

In 1959, Rizzuto dropped out of St. John's University to assist his family in setting up a hair products Business in the basement of their Brooklyn home; this would later become Conair.

1983

He was born in Brooklyn, the son of Julian and Josephine Rizzuto. Julian was born Nicola in Italy, but later changed his name to Julian, and Josephine's New York Times 1983 obituary refers to him as Nicola.

2017

On December 3, 2017, Rizzuto died from pancreatic cancer.

2018

On January 5, 2018, President Donald Trump appointed his son Leandro Rizzuto Jr., to the position of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Barbados, as well as St. Kitts and Nevis and Saint Lucia.