Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr.

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Samuel Newhouse, Jr.
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Newhouse at the Met's 2006–2007 Opening
BornSamuel Irving Newhouse, Jr.
(1927-11-08) November 8, 1927 (age 86)
New York City, NY, US
ResidenceNew York City, NY, US
NationalityUnited States
EthnicityJewish
OccupationCo-owner, Chairman and CEO of Advance Publications
Chairman of Condé Nast
Net worthIncrease US$ 8.9 billion (Sept. 2013)[1]
ReligionJudaism
Spouse(s)Jane Franke (1951–1959)
Victoria Newhouse (1973–present)
Children3
ParentsSamuel Irving Newhouse, Sr.
Mitzi Newhouse
 
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Samuel Newhouse, Jr.
Samuel Irving Newhouse Jr.png
Newhouse at the Met's 2006–2007 Opening
BornSamuel Irving Newhouse, Jr.
(1927-11-08) November 8, 1927 (age 86)
New York City, NY, US
ResidenceNew York City, NY, US
NationalityUnited States
EthnicityJewish
OccupationCo-owner, Chairman and CEO of Advance Publications
Chairman of Condé Nast
Net worthIncrease US$ 8.9 billion (Sept. 2013)[1]
ReligionJudaism
Spouse(s)Jane Franke (1951–1959)
Victoria Newhouse (1973–present)
Children3
ParentsSamuel Irving Newhouse, Sr.
Mitzi Newhouse

Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr. (born November 8, 1927), nicknamed Si Newhouse, is the chairman and CEO of Advance Publications, which, among other interests, owns Condé Nast, publisher of many marquee brands in the world of magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, and The New Yorker.

Biography[edit]

He is the son of Samuel Irving Newhouse, Sr., founder of Advance Publications. His grandson, S. I. Newhouse IV, appeared in the documentary Born Rich. Newhouse attended the Horace Mann School in New York City. He has an estimated net worth of $6.6 billion, and he was ranked the 47th richest American by Forbes Magazine in 2011.[1]

Newhouse has given a great deal of money to charity, including $15 million to Syracuse University. He is also an art collector[2] who at one time owned one of the most valuable paintings in the world, a Jackson Pollock drip painting, titled No. 5, 1948.[3] Newhouse was listed by Art News as among the top 200 art collectors in the world.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Forbes: The World's Billionaires - Samuel Newhouse, Jr. September 2013
  2. ^ Felsenthal, Carol (1998). Citizen Newhouse: Portrait of a Media Merchant. Seven Stories Press. ISBN 1-888363-87-8. 
  3. ^ Vogel, Carol (November 2, 2006). "A Pollock Is Sold, Possibly for a Record Price". The New York Times. 
  4. ^ Newhouse reference, artnews.com

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