Michael Rubens Bloomberg KBE is an American businessman, politician, author, and philanthropist. As of June 2018, his net worth was estimated at $51.8 billion, making him the 8th-richest person in the United States and the 11th richest person in the world. He has joined The Giving Pledge, whereby billionaires pledge to give away at least half of their wealth. To date, Bloomberg has given away $8.2 billion, including his November 2018 $1.8 billion gift to Johns Hopkins University — the largest private donation ever made to a higher education institution.
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is reportedly having his political team reach out the recipients of his philanthropic money to drum up support for his potential 2020.. CBS News - Published