How rich is Howard Hughes?
Howard Hughes Net Worth:
Howard Hughes Net Worth:Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. (December 24, 1905 – April 5, 1976) was an American business tycoon, investor, aviator, aerospace engineer, inventor, filmmaker and philanthropist. During his lifetime, he was one of the wealthiest people in the world. As a maverick film tycoon, Hughes gained prominence in Hollywood from the late 1920s, making big-budget and often controversial films like The Racket (1928), Hell's Angels (1930), Scarface (1932), and The Outlaw (1943).Subsequently, he formed the Hughes Aircraft Company and hired numerous engineers and designers. He spent the rest of the 1930s setting multiple world air speed records, built the Hughes H-1 Racer and H-4 "Hercules" (better known to history as the "Spruce Goose" aircraft), and acquired and expanded Trans World Airlines, which later merged with American Airlines. He was included in the Flying magazine list of the 51 Heroes of Aviation, ranking at No. 25. Hughes is also remembered for his eccentric behavior and reclusive lifestyle in later life, caused in part by a worsening obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) and chronic pain. His legacy is maintained through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
|Birth date:||December 24, 1905, Humble, Texas, United States|
|Death date:||April 5, 1976, Humble, Texas, United States|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.92 m)|
|Profession:||Entrepreneur, Engineer, Pilot, Investor, Film Producer, Film director, Philanthropist, Inventor|
|Education:||California Institute of Technology, Rice University, The Thacher School|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Jean Peters (m. 1957–1971), Terry Moore (m. 1949–1976), Ella Rice (m. 1925–1929)|
|Nominations:||Academy Award for Best Picture|
|Movies:||Hell's Angels, The Outlaw, Scarface, The Conqueror, His Kind of Woman, Jet Pilot, Two Arabian Knights, The Racket, The Las Vegas Story, Underwater!, The Sin of Harold Diddlebock, Two Tickets to Broadway, The Front Page, Vendetta, Sky Devils, The Mating Call, Second Chance, One Minute to Zero, Behind the Rising Sun, Seven Sinners, Swell Hogan|