Sid Bass

About Sid Bass

Birth Day: April 09, 1942
Birth Place: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Birth Sign: Taurus
Residence: Fort Worth
Education: Yale University Stanford Business School
Occupation: Investor, philanthropist
Spouse(s): Anne Hendricks Bass (divorced) Mercedes Bass (divorced)
Children: Hyatt Bass Samantha Bass
Parent(s): Perry Richardson Bass Nancy Lee Bass
Relatives: Sid W. Richardson (great-uncle) Lee Bass (brother) Ed Bass (brother) Robert Bass (brother) Josh Klausner (son-in-law)

Sid Bass Net Worth

Sid Bass was bornon April 09, 1942 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Sid Bass inherited several million from oil tycoon great-uncle Sid Richardson in 1959. He's been diversifying ever since. Bass has nurtured the careers of famed investors like Richard Rainwater. Personally negotiated $6 billion sale of Bass oilfields in 2017 with ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson. He rescused ice cream maker Blue Bell with a $125 million loan after a 2015 listeria outbreak.
Sid Bass is a member of Energy

💰 Net worth: $3.4 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2009 $2 Billion
2010 $2 Billion
2011 $2.1 Billion
2012 $1.8 Billion
2013 $1.8 Billion
2014 $2 Billion
2015 $2 Billion
2016 $1.8 Billion
2017 $2.8 Billion
2018 $3.31 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1942

Sid Richardson Bass was born on April 9, 1942. His Father, Perry Richardson Bass (died 2006), built an oil fortune with uncle, Sid W. Richardson. He graduated from Yale University in 1965, and also has a degree from the Stanford Business School.

1968

Bass took control of the family Business in 1968. His Investments include oil and gas. Along with his Father and two of his brothers, he was the largest shareholder in The Walt Disney Company from 1984 until after the stock market crash in 2001. Bass was forced to sell his Disney holdings as a result of a margin call.

1986

His first wife was Anne Hendricks Bass. Their marriage produced 2 daughters, one being author Hyatt Bass, and ended in divorce in 1986. In 1988, Bass married the Iranian socialite Mercedes Bass (the former Mercedes Kellogg, née Mercedes Tavacoli). This marriage ended in divorce in 2011, producing no children.

1990

Bass donated $20 million to Yale University for the study of humanities in 1990. In 2006, Bass and his second wife, Mercedes Bass, made a gift of $25 million to the Metropolitan Opera, at the time the largest individual gift in the company's history.

2007

He was listed as the 287th richest person in the world in 2007 by Forbes, with a net worth of US$3.0 billion.