Dan Gilbert Net Worth 2020, Bio, Height, Awards, and Instagram
Dan Gilbert Net Worth: Daniel Gilbert is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He is the cofounder of Quicken Loans and founder of Rock Ventures. He is the owner of the National Basketball Association’s Cleveland Cavaliers
Dan Gilbert was born in Detroit, MI on January 17, 1962. Famous for founding and heading the successful Quicken Loans company and for owning several professional sports teams, including the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Utah Grizzlies
(which he re-branded as the Lake Erie Monsters), he had a net worth of nearly five billion dollars by early 2015. Gilbert publicly criticized NBA star LeBron James‘ televised announcement of his decision to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers, publishing a critical, bitterly satirical letter titled “The Letter.”
After earning his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, he completed a law degree at Wayne State University and also obtained a real estate license.
Dan Gilbert grew up in Southfield, Michigan, where he attended Southfield-Lathrup High School. He gains a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and a Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School.
He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan. He earned a real estate agent’s license while in college. He worked part-time at his parents Century 21 Real Estate agency while in law school.
In 2016, his Lake Erie Monsters won the AHL’s top prize the Calder Cup giving him two championships within eight days. In 2007, he bought the dormant Utah Grizzlies American Hockey League franchise, moved it to Cleveland and renamed it the Lake Erie Monsters.
In 2011, he purchased the New Mexico Thunderbirds from what was then the NBA Developmental League and moved them to Canton, Ohio renaming them the Canton Charge and making them the Cavaliers Affiliate.
Height and Weight
height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m)
He became a majority owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers in March 2005. His tenure, the Cavs won six Central Division championships, five Eastern Conference champions and one NBA championship which ended the 52-year Cleveland sports curse.
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As of January 2020, Dan Gilbert has an estimated net worth of $6 billion. As a businessman, his income flows in from all direction.