Robert Kraft is one of those billionaire businesses and sportsman, who is the founder of many business enterprises and has been listed as 122nd in Forbes chart of top 400 richest men. As a businessman, he had won numerous awards such as George S. Halas Courage Award, Theodore Roosevelt Award, Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence Award and Columbia University John Jay Award. To know his net worth, salary, wife, and children scroll below to know.
Birthday and wiki of Robert Kraft
The American businessman Kraft’s real name is Robert Kenneth Kraft. He celebrates his birthday every year on 5th June. In 1941, he was born in Brookline, Massachusetts. He is the son of Sarah Bryna (Webber) and Harry Kraft, a dress manufacturer in Boston’s Chinatown. Kraft mother was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada while his father was a lay leader at Congregation Kehillath Israel in Brookline and wanted his son to become a rabbi. He had grown up with a Conservative Jewish family with his parents and siblings at his hometown and birthplace.
Educational background of Robert Kraft
The handsome Kraft had done his schooling from Brookline High School, where he was senior class president. At high school, Kraft was unable to participate in most sports because it interfered with his after-school Hebrew studies and observance of the Sabbath.
Later he joined Columbia University, where he worked as class president. While at Columbia, Kraft had also attended at Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity and played running back and safety on the school’s freshman and lightweight football teams. In 1963, Kraft graduated from Columbia, and in 1965, he received an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Robert Kraft’s Career
Talking about the career of Robert Kraft, he had started his journey from the Rand-Whitney Group, a Worcester-based packaging company run by his father-in-law Jacob Hiatt. On the same year, he started the Kraft Group which products as well as having a sports division.
Talking about his sports, he bought Lobsters with some associates in 1975. Later he had also obtained a large piece of land surrounding the Foxboro Stadium (then called Sullivan stadium) in Massachusetts on lease in 1985 with the plan of buying it off which he later did in 1988.
He became an owner of the New England Patriots team and incidentally, the team qualified for playoffs after a track record of failures. Later they made it to the Super Bowl; this had only happened once since their conception.
After, Kraft decided to rebrand the stadium to Gillette stadium based on proposed suggestions. He then built the stadium with structures for a hotel, sales store, restaurant, and theatres also the founder of the New England Revolution even though they have not yet attained the same heights and success levels with the Patriots on the field.
Robert is working as the founder of the New England Revolution even though they have not yet attained the same heights and success levels with the Patriots on the field.
Net worth and salary of Robert Kraft
As a successful businessman, he had earned a huge name and fame in his lifetime career. The net worth of Robert Kraft has been estimated at $ 6.6 million US dollars while his exact salary is not revealed yet. It is sure that his net worth and salary will increase in the upcoming years.
Wife, Girlfriend, and child of Robert Kraft
Kraft had once married with Myra Nathalie Hiatt on June 1963. He is the son of the late Worcester, Massachusetts, businessman, and philanthropist Jacob Hiatt. His wife, at the age of 68, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and later she died. The duo has 4 children Jonathan A. Kraft, Daniel A. Kraft, Joshua M. Kraft, and David H. Kraft together.
After her death, he started dating actress Ricki Noel Lander on June 2012. Who is 39 years younger than him. There was rumored that Kraft was the father, he denied paternity of the child when the birth was announced on May 2018.