Jacob Rothschild
Jacob Rothschild

Wealth is power, and it makes way for many people’s success in life. One of those people who have been made powerful by what they own and who they are in society is Jacob Rothschild. Although the wealth of Rothschild didn’t start from him, he has managed to continue with the legacy left to him by his parents and is successfully going to pass the same to his next generation. Jacob Rothschild has been known as a British Investment banker who has made it in the world of business.

Quick Biography

Jacob Rothschild was born Nathaniel Charles Jacob Rothschild and is the firstborn son of Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron Rothschild, and Barbara Judith Hutchinson (née Hutchinson). Barbara Judith was Victor Rothschild’s first wife. Jacob has many siblings named; Amschel Rothschild, Emma Georgina Rothschild, Miranda Rothschild, Benjamin Mayer Rothschild Katherine Rothschild, and Sarah Rothschild.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Nathaniel Charles Jacob Rothschild
Age: 86 years old
Birth Date: April 29, 1936
Birth Place: Berkshire, England
Nationality: British
Religion: Jewish
Parents: Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron Rothschild and Barbara Judith Hutchinson (née Hutchinson)
Spouse: Serena Rothschild (m. 1961–2019)
Children: Nathaniel Philip Rothschild, Hannah Rothschild, Nathaniel Philip Victor James Rothschild, Emily Magda Rothschild, Beth Matilda Rothschild
Height: 1.80 m
Weight: 75 kg
Profession: Banker
Net Worth in 2022: $5 billion

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Jacob Rothschild has been around for many decades as he is currently 86 years old, but still, looks very strong and energetic. Jacob stands 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) tall.

Education, School/College University

Although Jacob was born in a rich family, he still valued education very much. Although we don’t have much detail about his early school days, we can confirm that he is an educated man since he is a graduate. He attended Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford in England under the tutor Hugh Trevor-Roper and was able to gain a First in history (the highest academic achievement).

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Jacob is the firstborn son of Barbara Judith Hutchinson (née Hutchinson) and Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron Rothschild, and he is a British with Jewish ethnic background. He has six siblings; Amschel Rothschild, Emma Georgina Rothschild, Miranda Rothschild, Benjamin Mayer Rothschild, Katherine Rothschild, and Sarah Rothschild. His father was a Jewish while his mother converted to Orthodox Judaism after she got married. Due to their high net worth, they have been politically influential for many decades as a family.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Jacob Rothschild can be said to be a one-woman man as he has been married to his sweetheart Serena Mary Dunn since 1961. Serena was the grandchild of Sir James Dunn (Canadian Financier). The couple has been blessed with four children named Hannah Rothschild (born 22nd May 1962), Beth Matilda (born 27th February 1964), Emily “Emmy” Magda (born 19 December 1967), and Nathaniel Philip Rothschild (born 12th July 1971). All their children are successful people in their country.

Jacob Rothschild and his wife Serena Dunn were happily married until the death of Serena in 2019.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Divorced
When did he get married? (married date): 1961
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Jacob Rothschild Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Serena Rothschild (m. 1961–2019)
Kids: Nathaniel Philip Rothschild, Hannah Rothschild, Nathaniel Philip Victor James Rothschild, Emily Magda Rothschild, Beth Matilda Rothschild

Professional Life and Career

Jacob started his career as a banker in the family bank known as N M Rothschild & Sons, which is located in London in 1963. However, in 1980, he resigned after experiencing a tough family dispute. He immediately took full control of Rothschild Investment Trust, which is now known as RIT Capital Partners PLC. This is an investment trust which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Jacob serves there as the current Chairman.

Jacob is also serving at J Rothschild Capital Management as the Chairman. After he resigned from the family bank in 1980, he founded J. Rothschild Assurance Group along with Sir Mark Weinberg (the company is now known as St. James Place) in 1991.

In 2006, Xander Real Estate (India) named Jacob Rothschild an Advisory Board Member and a Founder. He is also a member of many other institutions, some of which include; BSkyB Corporation (where he was the Deputy Chairman from 2003 to 2008), Council for the Duchy of Cornwall for HRH The Prince of Wales, International Advisory Board of The Blackstone Group. He also worked at RHJ International as the Director until 2008.

Awards & Nominations

Jacob Rothschild has received thousands of accolades. Some of the awards and nominations awarded to Jacob include; Member of the Order of Merit in 2002, he was also given the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire in 1998, The Prince of Wales Medal for Arts Philanthropy 2013, and The Classical America – Arthur Ross Award 1998 among many others.

Jacob Rothschild Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Jacob Rothschild Net Worth
Jacob Rothschild Net Worth

Jacob Rothschild is among the richest people in the world. Although it might be challenging to determine his current annual earning, his net worth shows clearly that he earns good money. As of May 2022, Jacob’s current net worth is at $5 billion and is expected to go even higher as he is still actively involved in the business world.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Jacob Rothschild is a very successful man both in his personal life and also in his career. Although he has been in the public domain for many years, he has managed to avoid being caught up in a controversial situation.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Due to his age and a busy schedule, he has not been able to be active on social media.

Jacob loves art and has therefore played major roles in Arts Philanthropy in Britain. From 1985 to 1991, he became the Chairman of Trustees of the National Gallery. From 1992 to 1998, the National Heritage Memorial Fund hand Jacob as their chairman. State Hermitage Museum of St Petersburg also had him as their trustee, just to mention a few.


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