George Soros figures in the list of the 50 richest men alive. He was born into the family of Trividar and Erzebat Schwartz in 1930 in Budapest, Hungary. George Soros’ father was an attorney by occupation, but his passion was laid with Esperanto which is an artificial language meant for universal use. George Soros lived his teenage years under prosecution from Nazi German occupation force due to his Jewish descent. Soros learned an early life lesson about human rights that have fueled his philanthropic activities on opensocietyfoundations.org. Escaping to England in 1947 he attended London school of Economics where he earned both a bachelor and masters of science in philosophy and eventually got a job at the Singer & Friedlander merchant bank of London where he embarked on his highly successful financial career.
Today, George Soros is based in New York City and is among the most powerful personalities in politics. Since the mid-1980s, Soros has been using his massive influence as a means to helping in the reconfiguration of the political landscapes of many a country around the world. Being at the age of 86, his fortune amasses to $13 billion as personal money. Through his form, Soros fund management; he also controls as much as $25 billion in investor assets according to Forbes. When asked questions related to his whooping amount of fortune his answer is usually that he has been led to realize that money makes the world go round these days and so he decided to make money.
His amazing investing skills and fortune, however, are not the only reason why George Soros is as powerful as he is today. He has an extremely long history of philanthropy and has given way to his passion for helping people by also teaching others how to reach the same heights as he has over the years. In 1987 George Soros published a book by the title of The Alchemy of Finance where he reveals invaluable strategies and numerous pieces of advice. George Soros also wrote a book called Underwriting Democracy in the year 1991 where he allows his passion and knowledge of politics to shine through. Both of those books on discoverthenetworks.org reveal not only tips but also his personal thoughts as well as some key events in his life that have made him the person he is today. George Soros has revealed many times that he views himself as a man with the mission of transforming the world along with its institutions into something healthier and more vibrant, into something much better.
George Soros has changed a lot during his life and has reached heights in many fields. He is un-inspiration and a role model to many who want to follow in his footsteps.