|Herbert A. Allen, Jr.|
AKA Herbert Anthony Allen, Jr.
Born: c. 1940
Race or Ethnicity: White
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Allen & Company, Inc.
Reclusive. Estimated net worth, $1.8B (Forbes, 2003).
Acquired Columbia Pictures in 1973 for $1M of his own money and $500K of Allen & Company's. He became chairman, and eventually sold to Coca-Cola in a stock swap, at an 1800% profit. Coca Cola's eventual profit was $3B when Columbia was sold to Sony.
Holds an annual summer media mogul conference, "Camp Allen", on his ranch.
Father: Herbert A. Allen, Sr. (investment banker, b. 1908, d. 1997)
Wife: Ann Reinking (#2)
University: Williams College (1962)
Allen & Company President and CEO
Member of the Board of Allen & Company
Member of the Board of Coca-Cola (1982-)
Member of the Board of Columbia Pictures (as Chairman)
Member of the Board of Convera
Bill Bradley for President
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Friends of Giuliani Exploratory Committee
Friends of Joe Lieberman
George W. Bush for President
Gephardt for President
Joe Lieberman for President
John McCain 2008
New Leadership for America PAC
Obama for America
Straight Talk America
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