Ross Perot (Entrepreneur) – Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

Henry Ross Perot is an American business mogul, billionaire and philanthropist. He is the founder and CEO of Electronic Data Systems and Perot Systems. He led an independent presidential campaign in 1992 and a one-third campaign in 1996, establishing the Reform Party in subsequent elections. Although he failed to run a state in either election, the two campaigns were among the strongest presidential elections by a third party or independent candidate in U.S. history. . Born and raised in Texarkana, Texas, Perot became a salesperson for IBM after serving in the US Navy. In 1962, he founded Electronic Data Systems, a data processing services company. In 1984, General Motors bought control of the company for $ 2.4 billion. Perot founded Perot Systems in 1988 and was an angel investor for NeXT, an IT company founded by Steve Jobs after leaving Apple.

Born Henry Ray Perot, June 27, 1930, Texarkana, Texas, U.S.
Died July 09, 2019, Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Resting place Sparkman-Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Education Texarkana College, United States Naval Academy (BS)
Net worth US$4.1 billion (April 2019)
Political party Independent (before 1995), Reform (1995–2000), Republican (2000–2019)
Children 5, including Ross Jr.
Website Official website

Texas millionaire who was the Independent Party’s presidential nominee in 1992 and the Reform Party’s in 1996.

He was a Boy Scout who earned the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award in 1942 after becoming an Eagle Scout. He also served in the US Navy, where he helped to establish the Naval Academy’s honor code.

After Dell bought his business Perot Systems for $3.9 billion in 2009, he became one of the world’s wealthiest people.

He married Margot Birmingham and had five children with her.

He ran against Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush in 1992, winning no Electoral College votes, but finishing with a respectable 18.91% of the popular vote.

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Latest information about Ross Perot updated on August 17 2021.