Computer ScientistHedge Fund Manager

Bob Mercer: Family, Spouse, Children, Dating, Net Worth, Nationality and More

Biography - A Short Wiki

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Bob Mercer, being born as Robert Leroy Mercer, is an American who is usually described as a billionaire, although he his worth is not yet a billion. He is a hedge fund manager and a co-owner of Renaissance Technologies, a hedge fund company. Early in his career, he used to be an artificial intelligence researcher as he had great knowledge about computers. He also supports politics and donated data analytics to Nigel Farage. He also participated in the presidential campaigns of Donald Trump in 2016.

Career Highlights

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Robert started working with IBM Research in 1972 after earning his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. He helped in the development of Brown Clustering at the Thomas J. Watson Research Centre. He became a member of Renaissance Technologies in 1993, a hedge fund company that had been founded by James Harris Simons. The company was supposed to employ business students with knowledge of financial analysis but preferred one like Robert Mercer, who has mathematics and computer science knowledge. After the retirement of Simons in 2009, Robert welcomed one of his former colleagues from IBM, Peter Brown, to become a co-CEO.

Family and Personal Life

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Robert is a family man and is married to his wife, Diana Lynne. The couple is blessed with three daughters, Jennifer, Rebekah, and Heather Sue. Rebekah has been put in charge of managing the Mercer Family Foundation. The three daughters also joined hands and started a bakery, Ruby et Violette.

Family Information
Wife's/Spouse's NameDiana Dean
Children/KidsYes (Rebekah, Jennifer and Heather Sue)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusMarried

Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameRobert Leroy Mercer
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)77 years
Date of BirthJuly 11, 1946
Place of BirthSan Jose California
Height1.8 m, 5 feet 11 inches
Weight81 kg, 178.5 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$950 million
OccupationComputer Scientist, Hedge Fund Manager

Height, Weight, and Age

Bob Mercer's height is above average measuring 1.8 m. Boasting a weight of 81 kg. Being born on July 11, 1946, translates to an age of 77 years as of todays date (March 1, 2024).