Robert Mercer
Robert Mercer

Robert Mercer is a popular businessman as well as an experienced computer scientist who has been known for being co-CEO of Hedge Fund, Renaissance Technologies. This businessman has played a pivotal role

Quick Biography

Mercer spent a better part of his childhood in New Mexico. His interest in computers developed when he was very young. In the year 1964, that was when he attended a National Youth Service camp in West Virginia, where he learned to easily program donated IBM computers.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Robert Leroy Mercer
Age: 73 years old
Birth Date: 11 July 1946
Birth Place: San Jose, California, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: N/A
Parents: Thomas Turner Mercer, Virginia Mae Mercer
Spouse: Diana Lynne
Children: Rebekah Mercer, Jennifer Mercer, Heather Sue
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 81 kg
Profession: Hedge Fund Manager, Computer Scientist
Net Worth in 2020: $950 Million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Robert Mercer was born on July 11, 1946, and today he is 73 years old.

Education, School/College University

Robert went on to get his bachelor’s degree in physics as well as mathematics from the University of New Mexico. While he was working on his degree, he was able to land a job at Air Force Weapons Laboratory at the Kirtland Air Force Base, going on to write various programs where he felt that he was coming up with some good work. Later on, he said that the experience did leave him with a very ‘Jaundiced view’ of the government-funded research. He would go on and earn his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at the Urbana- Champaign in the year 1972.

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

The names of his parents are not available. In addition, it is not clear the number of siblings that he has. He holds American Nationality.

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

Robert Mercer With Wife Diana Lynne
Robert Mercer With Wife Diana Lynne

Robert Mercer got married to Diana Lynne Dean, and this couple has been blessed with three children. The names of three children are Heather Sue, Jennifer Mercer, and Rebekah Mercer. His three daughters formerly owned a bakery known as Ruby et Violette.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): N/A
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is ROBERT MERCER Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Diana Lynne
Kids: Rebekah Mercer, Jennifer Mercer, Heather Sue

Professional Life and Career

Robert was able to join IBM Research in 1972. He got to serve at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center in New York. So, what was his job? As you could have guessed, his job was developing brown clustering. A research program was heavily directed by Lalit Bahl and Fredrick Jelinek.

In the year 1993, he went on and joined hands with a hedge fund, ‘the Renaissance technologies.’ The mind behind Renaissance, ‘James Simons, ’ wanted to hire some mathematicians, physicists, and scientists for this job. He didn’t want to hire some financial experts or even business people.

In 2015, The Washington Post went on and called Robert Mercer as among the most influential billionaires in the politics. He has gone on and participated in political campaigns. For the federal campaigns, he went on and donated $34.9 Million. He has been giving for various campaigns and has played a very key role as an activist in the campaign. The aim was to be able to drag the United Kingdom out of the European Union.

Awards & Nominations

Robert easily turned his passion into a full-time career. He had so much love for the computers and turned it into a full-time job. He has built a name for himself as a reputable businessperson and also as a Computer Scientist. He was able to gain so much recognition by being Co-CEO of hedge fund, Renaissance Technologies. This is such a huge achievement for him.

Robert Mercer Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Robert Mercer Net Worth
Robert Mercer Net Worth

As of April 2020, The net worth of Robert Mercer is estimated to be over $950 Million. He owns a stable and does reside in a mansion in New York. He has been able to earn his net worth through his link with Renaissance Technologies. Even after he was able to donate a large sum of money in the campaigns, he has continued to maintain his wealth.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Robert Mercer came out and said that he really never liked trump. This was able to cause an uproar in social media sites. He does own a big stable, which is in Chicago. He does own among the best machine guns. In 2013, he got sued by the staff of his household as he was not paying their wages as well as the overtime compensation.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

He is not active in social media sites.

Robert Mercer has the finest historical machine guns as well as firearms. He has been ranked number one donor to the federal candidates. In 2016, he was called as the biggest single donor in Bloomberg. In 2017, he announced that he was going to leave Renaissance Technologies as well as sell his stake to his children. He is indeed a big-hearted man. He has been living happily with his family and children.

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