Ronald Burkle Net Worth is
Ronald Burkle Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018
Ronald Wayne Burkle (created November 12, 1952) is an American business magnate. Burkle’s net worth is estimated at $2.9 billion. He was rated #633 on Forbes’ list of “The Wealthiest People On The Planet 2014.” Burkle is a leading Democratic activist and fundraiser. Burkle has personally provided vast amounts to the Democratic Party and raised an estimated $100 million at star-studded fundraising occasions he hosted for democratic nominees at his Green Acres Estate in Beverly Hills, CA. In January 2011, Burkle hosted a fundraiser to support attempts to overturn Proposition 8, California’s prohibition on same-sex marriage. Elton John performed in the big event. In 2004, Burkle helped fund the start of Al Gore’s Current TV, that was sold in January 2013 to Qatar-based cable-news station Al Jazeera. During Bill Clinton’s presidency, Burkle was a vital fundraiser and they became close buddies. In 2002, Burkle hired Clinton as a senior adviser on two Yucaipa national investment funds. Clinton also invested in a Yucaipa international fund focused on foreign firms. In a interview together with The Wall Street Journal, then-Sen. Hillary Clinton expressed concern that such investments could be used by foreign authorities as “tools of foreign policy.” In 2009 Bill Clinton ended his relationship with Yucaipa to shield Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign from possible conflicts of interest.