How rich is Meg Whitman?
Meg Whitman Net Worth:
Meg Whitman Net Worth:Margaret Cushing "Meg" Whitman (born August 4, 1956) is an American business executive. She is the chairman, president and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard. A native of Long Island, New York, she is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Business School. Whitman served as an executive in The Walt Disney Company where she was vice president of strategic planning throughout the 1980s. In the 1990s, she served as an executive for DreamWorks, Procter & Gamble, and Hasbro. Whitman served as president and chief executive officer of eBay from 1998 to 2008. During her 10 years with the company, she oversaw its expansion from 30 employees and $4 million in annual revenue to more than 15,000 employees and $8 billion in annual revenue. In 2014, Whitman was named 20th in Forbes list of the 100 most powerful women in the world.In 2008, she was cited by The New York Times as among the women most likely to become the first female President of the United States. In February 2009, Whitman announced her candidacy for Governor of California, becoming the third woman in a 20-year period to run for the office. She won the Republican primary in June 2010. The fourth wealthiest woman in the state of California with a net worth of $1.3 billion in 2010, she spent more of her own money on the race than any other political candidate spent on a single election in American history, spending $144 million total of her own fortune and $178.5 million including donors. Whitman lost to Jerry Brown in the November 2 election.
|Birth date:||August 4, 1956|
|Birth place:||Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States|
|Education:||Harvard Business School (1977–1979)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Dr. Griffith R. Harsh IV (m. 1980)|
|Children:||William Harsh, Griffith Rutherford Harsh V|
|Parents:||Hendricks Hallett Whitman, Jr., Margaret Cushing Whitman|
|Siblings:||Anne Whitman, Hendricks Hallett Whitman III|
|Awards:||Glamour Woman of the Year Award|