Carl Icahn, an American business magnate, an activist shareholder, investor as well as a philanthropist is currently married to his second wife Gail Golden. Previous to getting married, Golden was his long time assistant and a former banker. The couple tied their knot in 1999 and since then, they are living their blissful life. Additionally, Icahn was previously married to his first wife Kiba Trejbal with whom he exchanged his vows in 1979. Later, due to some personal issues, they got separated in 1993 and then they divorced in 1999. He also has two children from his first marriage.
Carl Icahn is one among the popular and most loved celebrities on television screen whom we have known and are seeing daily. Some of the people may have been his fan for a long time as well as may also want to obtain some more information regarding him. Some of them also may be having information regarding Icahn’s professional and personal life from different gossip pages, newspapers as well as magazines. At the age of 80, he has gained the net worth of $17 billion. Carl is the founder and the majority shareholder of Icahn Enterprises which is a diversified conglomerate holding company that is based in New York City.
Now, let’s extract few more details regarding Icahn's bio which has been obtained from various sources. He is the native of New York City, New York, United States. He came into this world on 16th February of the year 1936 which has now made him reach the age of 80. He attended the Far Rockaway High School. Later, he joined Princeton University and got graduated from there in 1957 with Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy. Later, he went to gain his further study from New York University School of Medicine but then he dropped out after a couple of years for joining the army.
Apart from that, Carl has also received a number of awards which also include Starlight Foundation’s Founders Award and also its 1990 Mat of The Year Award. Additionally, Icahn was named as Guardian Angel 2001 Mat of The Year. Later in 2004, he was honored by Center for Educational Innovation. On 30th January of 2016, he donated $1,000,000 at the Des Moines, Iowa fundraiser for the US veterans group that was held by Donald Trump.
Standing at a height of five feet and few inches, he was listed as one of the 40 highest-earning hedge fund managers by Forbes in February of 2013. His hedge fund currently owns 5.6% of the biotechnology company known as Biogen Idec. It was in 1961 when he started his career on Wall Street as a stockbroker. Later, in 1968, he formed a company named Icahn & Co.
Carl has married twice. At present, he is married to his second wife named Gail Golden with whom he got married in 1999. Those who have been into his home call it more of a palace than a house with a garden as big as a football ground. Besides, he has earned a huge net worth of $17 billion. There is no detail found about his height.