Biography - A Short Wiki
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Bill Koch is an American known billionaire whose real name is William Ingraham Koch. He is a successful businessman as well as a sailor who is known to have won in the 1992 American cup. He has been ranked among the richest people by Forbes. The passion for becoming a businessman came from his parents, who were also into business and owned their own company, where he later worked and inherited from his parents.
Read about Bill Koch's career and accomplishments in the following section.
William Koch began his business career by working in the family’s company. Together with his eldest brother, they had inherited stock from the company, after which they sold the stock to their other two brothers, which amounted to $800 million. Charles and David were involved in some disputes and helped them to settle down, which in turn he received a third of the settlement. He later left Koch Industries and began his own company, Oxbow Group, while also investing in Kendall Square Research.
Family and Personal Life
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William Koch has had three marriages, where he also has five children from these marriages. He married his first wife, Joan Granlund, in 1994 and together has a son, Wyatt. Their marriage did not last as they ended up in a divorce. He married his second wife, Angela Browder Gauntt, in 1996. They later divorced in 2000.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Joan Granlund (div.) Angela Browder Gauntt (m.1996; div. 2000) and Bridget Rooney (m.2005)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Wyatt, Kaitlin)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||William Ingraham Koch|
|Age (as of today)||82 years|
|Date of Birth||May 3, 1940|
|Place of Birth||Wichita, Kansas|
|Height||1.72 m, 5 feet 8 inches|
|Weight||76 kg, 167.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$2 billion|
Height, Weight, and Age
Bill Koch's height is pretty average measuring 1.72 m. Bill Koch weighs 76 kg. Being born on May 3, 1940, translates to an age of 82 years as of todays date (March 29, 2023).