Frank McCourt Net Worth

Frank McCourt Net Worth is
$1.2 Billion

Frank McCourt Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Before buying the Dodgers and moving to La, McCourt was a Boston property developer, whose family resided in Brookline, Massachusetts. In 2013, he contributed $100 million to create the McCourt School of Public Policy, the ninth school of Georgetown University. After his unsuccessful bid to get the Red Sox, he turned his focus on the Dodgers. In 2004, McCourt purchased the Los Angeles Dodgers for $430 million from NewsCorp, Rupert Murdoch’s main business. McCourt’s purchase of the Dodgers was funded largely by debt. News Corp. received about $200 million when they resold the property to Morgan Stanley and Boston real estate investor John B. Hynes III in 2006. The Dodgers assets obtained by McCourt contained substantial property assets associated with the stadium in Chavez Ravine, including arena parking lot property. Strategies are declared for new property developments at Dodger Stadium. To cancel the purchase, McCourt increased ticket and concession costs annually. By April 2009 the team and its own associated assets, in which McCourt had invested heavily in improvements, had grown in value to $722 million according to Forbes. In 2010 the worth of the team was estimated at $727 million according to Forbes.

Frank McCourt Net Worth $1.2 Billion Dollars

Full NameFrank McCourt
Net Worth$1.2 Billion
Date Of BirthAugust 19, 1930, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States)
DiedJuly 19, 2009, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of BirthBoston
ProfessionBusinessperson, Real estate development
EducationBrooklyn College, New York University
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseEllen Frey McCourt (m. 1994–2009), Cheryl Ford (m. 1984–1985), Alberta Small (m. 1961–1979)
ChildrenMargaret McCourt
ParentsAngela Sheehan, Malachy McCourt
SiblingsMalachy McCourt, Alphie McCourt, Michael McCourt, Eugene McCourt, Oliver McCourt, Margaret McCourt
AwardsPulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year, National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography/Autobiography
MoviesAngela's Ashes, Joyce to the World
Star SignLeo
1In "'Tis" (the sequel to "Angela's Ashes"), he talks about having known his first wife Alberta "Mike" Small before their marriage. In contrast to his dirt-poor childhood, she had a patrician upbringing. He also recalls having worked a menial job in a hotel at the time that the Korean War broke out. He enlisted in the United States Army and went through training but never got sent to the war.
2Did not start writing until he was retired in his sixties.
3Lived in the Gramercy section of Manhattan in New York City.
4Was a New York public school teacher for over 30 years.
5Born on Classon Avenue in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn.
61957 graduate of New York University, having earned a Bachelor's degree in English education.
7Survived by his wife, Ellen Frey McCourt; his brothers, Malachy, Alphie, and Mike; his daughter Maggie McCourt; and his three grandchildren, Chiara, Frank, and Jack.
8Earned a Master's degree in English from Brooklyn College in 1967.
9Nearly died of typhoid fever at the age of 10.
10Three of his six siblings died of diseases that were aggravated by their malnutrition.
11His family left the United States for Ireland in 1934, but he returned to the U.S. when he was 19.
12Biography-bibliography in "Contemporary Authors," New Revision Series, Vol. 138, pp. 316-319. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.
13Daughter, Maggie, with first wife. Grandaughter Chiara.
14Older brother of Malachy McCourt.


Angela's Ashes1999book


Beautiful Kid2003VideoMr. Lennihan


Rome Is Burning2006-2009TV SeriesHimself
Books Equal Gifts Commercial2008Short
Historic Pubs of Dublin2008TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
Tavis Smiley2007TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006-2007TV SeriesHimself
King Leopold's Ghost2006Documentary
Charlie Rose1997-2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Breakfast with the Arts2006TV SeriesHimself
The Colbert Report2006TV SeriesHimself
Kelly2005TV SeriesHimself
Tubridy Tonight2005TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Politics2005TV SeriesHimself
Breakfast2005TV SeriesHimself
Today2005TV SeriesHimself
Joyce to the World2004Video documentaryHimself
Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
60 Minutes1999-2002TV Series documentaryHimself - Author (segment "Who Is Catherine Reynolds?") / Himself - Author, Angela's Ashes (segment "Frank McCourt")
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1997-2001TV SeriesHimself
Bestseller2000TV SeriesHimself - Author
Dennis Miller Live2000TV SeriesHimself
Cosby2000TV SeriesHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997-2000TV SeriesHimself
American Experience1999TV Series documentary
New York: A Documentary Film1999TV Series documentary
The McCourts of New York1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
The McCourts of Limerick1998TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Unsere Besten2004TV SeriesHimself
60 Minutes2000-2003TV Series documentaryHimself - Author (segment "Who Is Catherine Reynolds?") / Himself - Author, Angela's Ashes (segment "Frank McCourt")

Won Awards

1998Audience AwardArizona International Film FestivalMost Popular Irish FilmThe McCourts of Limerick (1998)

Known for movies

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