Cornelius Vanderbilt Net Worth, Biography And Facts

Cornelius Vanderbilt Net Worth

Cornelius Vanderbilt Net Worth:

US $223 billion

Cornelius Vanderbilt Biography

Cornelius Vanderbilt (May 27, 1794 – January 4, 1877) was an American business magnate who built his wealth in railroads and shipping. After working with his father's business, Vanderbilt worked his way into leadership positions in the inland water trade and invested in the rapidly growing railroad industry. Nicknamed "The Commodore", he is known for owning the New York Central Railroad. His biographer T. J. Stiles says, "He vastly improved and expanded the nation's transportation infrastructure, contributing to a transformation of the very geography of the United States. He embraced new technologies and new forms of business organization, and used them to compete....He helped to create the corporate economy that would define the United States into the 21st century."

How much is Cornelius Vanderbilt worth in 2021?

According to our sources, the net worth of Cornelius Vanderbilt for 2021 is US $223 billion (as of May 4th, 2021).

Other Cornelius Vanderbilt Facts

Cornelius Vanderbilt Profile
Born May 27, 1794
Staten Island, New York, U.S.
Died January 4, 1877(1877-01-04) (aged 82)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Burial Place Moravian Cemetery, Staten Island, New York, U.S.
Occupation Businessman
Net worth US $223 billion
Spouse(s)
Sophia Johnson ​ ​(m. 1813; died 1868)​
Frank Armstrong Crawford ​ ​(m. 1869)​
Children 13
Relatives Vanderbilt family