J. Paul Getty Net Worth, Biography And Facts

J. Paul Getty Net Worth

J. Paul Getty Net Worth:

US$6 billion at the time of his death

J. Paul Getty Biography

Jean Paul Getty (/ˈ ɡ ɛ t i / ; December 15, 1892 – June 6, 1976), known widely as J. Paul Getty, was an American-born British petrol-industrialist, and the patriarch of the Getty family. He founded the Getty Oil Company, and in 1957, Fortune magazine named him the richest living American, while the 1966 Guinness Book of Records named him as the world's richest private citizen, worth an estimated $1.2 billion (approx. $7.4 billion in 2019). At his death, he was worth more than $6 billion (approximately $21 billion in 2019). A book published in 1996 ranked him as the 67th richest American who ever lived, based on his wealth as a percentage of the concurrent gross national product.

How much is J. Paul Getty worth in 2021?

According to our sources, the net worth of J. Paul Getty for 2021 is US$6 billion at the time of his death (as of May 1st, 2021).

Other J. Paul Getty Facts

J. Paul Getty Profile
Born Jean Paul Getty
December 15, 1892
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Died June 6, 1976(1976-06-06) (aged 83)
Sutton Place near Guildford, Surrey, England
Burial Place Getty Villa, Pacific Palisades, California
Alma mater University of California, Berkeley
University of Oxford
Occupation Businessman
Net worth US$6 billion at the time of his death
Spouse(s) Jeanette Demont ​ ​(m. 1923; div. 1926)​
Allene Ashby ​ ​(m. 1926; div. 1928)​
Adolphine Helmle ​ ​(m. 1928; div. 1932)​
Ann Rork ​ ​(m. 1932; div. 1936)​
Louise Dudley "Teddy" Lynch ​ ​(m. 1939; div. 1958)​
Children
  • 5, including:
  • Sir John Paul Getty
  • Gordon Peter Getty
Parent(s)
  • George Franklin Getty
  • Sarah Catherine McPherson Risher