Thomas Boone Pickens Jr. was an American business magnate and financier. Pickens chaired the hedge fund BP Capital Management. He was a well-known takeover operator and corporate raider during the 1980s. As of November 2016, Pickens had a net worth of $500 million.
|Born:||Thomas Boone Pickens Jr, May 22, 1928, Holdenville, Oklahoma, U.S.|
|Died:||September 11, 2019, Dallas, Texas, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||Oklahoma State University|
|Occupation:||Chairman of BP Capital Management|
|Net worth:||US$500 million (November 2016)|
|Website:||T. Boone Pickens’s Official site|
|Twitter:||T. Boone Pickens’s Twitter profile|
About T Boone Pickens
Billionaire who in 2008 announced the Pickens Plan to help the United States rely less on foreign energy.
He learned business and discipline at a very young age by delivering newspapers when he was 12.
His donation to his alma mater led to the Oklahoma State football stadium being named Boone Pickens Stadium.
He had four children with his first wife Lynn. He married his fourth wife Madeleine Paulson in 2005.
In 2007, he served as an executive-committee member on Rudy Giuliani‘s presidential campaign.
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