Biography - A Short Wiki
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Bob Mercer, being born as Robert Leroy Mercer, is an American who is usually described as a billionaire, although he his worth is not yet a billion. He is a hedge fund manager and a co-owner of Renaissance Technologies, a hedge fund company. Early in his career, he used to be an artificial intelligence researcher as he had great knowledge about computers. He also supports politics and donated data analytics to Nigel Farage. He also participated in the presidential campaigns of Donald Trump in 2016.
Read about Bob Mercer's career and accomplishments in the following section.
Robert started working with IBM Research in 1972 after earning his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. He helped in the development of Brown Clustering at the Thomas J. Watson Research Centre. He became a member of Renaissance Technologies in 1993, a hedge fund company that had been founded by James Harris Simons. The company was supposed to employ business students with knowledge of financial analysis but preferred one like Robert Mercer, who has mathematics and computer science knowledge. After the retirement of Simons in 2009, Robert welcomed one of his former colleagues from IBM, Peter Brown, to become a co-CEO.
Family and Personal Life
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Robert is a family man and is married to his wife, Diana Lynne. The couple is blessed with three daughters, Jennifer, Rebekah, and Heather Sue. Rebekah has been put in charge of managing the Mercer Family Foundation. The three daughters also joined hands and started a bakery, Ruby et Violette.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Diana Dean|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Rebekah, Jennifer and Heather Sue)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Robert Leroy Mercer|
|Age (as of today)||76 years|
|Date of Birth||July 11, 1946|
|Place of Birth||San Jose California|
|Height||1.8 m, 5 feet 11 inches|
|Weight||81 kg, 178.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$950 million|
|Occupation||Computer Scientist, Hedge Fund Manager|
Height, Weight, and Age
Bob Mercer's height is above average measuring 1.8 m. Bob Mercer weighs 81 kg. Being born on July 11, 1946, translates to an age of 76 years as of todays date (March 29, 2023).