Andrew Carnegie Net Worth, Biography And Facts

Andrew Carnegie Net Worth

Andrew Carnegie Net Worth:

US$372 billion in 2014 dollars

Andrew Carnegie Biography

Andrew Carnegie /k ɑːr ˈ n ɛ ɡ i / kar-NEG -ee (November 25, 1835 – August 11, 1919) was a Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist. Carnegie led the expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century and became one of the richest Americans in history. He became a leading philanthropist in the United States and in the British Empire. During the last 18 years of his life, he gave away $350 million (conservatively $65 billion in 2019 dollars, based on percentage of GDP) to charities, foundations, and universities – almost 90 percent of his fortune. His 1889 article proclaiming "The Gospel of Wealth" called on the rich to use their wealth to improve society, and stimulated a wave of philanthropy.

How much is Andrew Carnegie worth in 2021?

According to our sources, the net worth of Andrew Carnegie for 2021 is US$372 billion in 2014 dollars (as of October 1st, 2020).

Other Andrew Carnegie Facts

Andrew Carnegie Profile
Born November 25, 1835
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Died August 11, 1919(1919-08-11) (aged 83)
Lenox, Massachusetts, U.S.
Resting Place Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, New York, U.S.
Occupation Industrialist, Philanthropist
Known for Founding and leading the Carnegie Steel Company Founding the Carnegie Library, Carnegie Institution for Science, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, and the Carnegie Hero Fund
Net worth US$372 billion in 2014 dollars
Political Party Republican
Spouse(s) Louise Whitfield ​(m. 1887)​
Children Margaret Carnegie Miller
Parent(s) William Carnegie
Margaret Morrison Carnegie
Relatives Thomas M. Carnegie (Brother) George Lauder (1st Cousin) George Lauder, Sr. (Uncle)