Arthur Blank Biography

    Published On Jun 15, 2017
    Facts of Arthur Blank
    Date of Birth: 1942 , September-27
    Birth Nation: United States
    Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
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    In the beginning of his career, Arthur worked as a senior accountant for Arthur Young and Company, after the completion of his graduation. After working for some years, he was hired by Daylin Corporation as a president of Elliott's Drug Store. 

    Later, Blank founed Home Depot with his friend, Marcus. The concept of Home Depot revolutionized the business with its warehouse concept which turned them into Billionaires. After working almost for two decades, Arthur retired as co-chairman. 

    Moreover, Blank also bought the Atlanta Falcons, an American football club. Currently, he is the chairman of "The Arthur Blank Family Foundation" and also the chairman, president, and CEO of AMB Group.

    Moving towards his personal life, Arthur Blank married thrice and divorced twice. Firstly, he married Diana J Blank.  The couple gave birth to Kenny Blank, Dena Blank Kimball, and Danielle Blank.

    Blank's second wife Stephanie V. Blank and gave birth to three children Joshua Blank, Max Blank, and Kylie Blank. Arthur does not have any child with her present wife Angela Macuga.

    Arthur earns the tremendous amount of money in his career. Being American business tycoon and founder of the different organization, he has a massive amount of salary. It is estimated that his current net worth is $3.5 Billion. 

     

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    Born in Suunyside, New York.

    1942

    Arthur Blank was born on 27th September 1942 in Sunnyside, New York. He was born to father Max Blank and mother Molly Blank and grew up along with his siblings in Flushing, New York. He holds an American Nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. 

    Started his Career.

    1965

    Arthur worked as a senior accountant for "Arthur Young and Company" after the completion of his graduation. After working for some years he left the company.

    Co-founded The Home Depot.

    1978

    Arthur Blank is the founder of Home Depot along with his friend, Marcus. The concept of Home Depot revolutionized after the concept warehouse implemented, which later turn them into Billionaires. 

    Divorced with Diana J Blank.

    1993

    Arthur married three times. His first wife is  Diana J Blank who gave birth to three children Kenny Blank, Dena Blank Kimball, and Danielle Blank. The couple divorced in 1993.

    Married to

    1995

    After his first divorce, Arthur Blank married Stephanie V. Blank and gave birth to Joshua Blank, Max Blank, and Kylie Blank. They divorced after eighteen years of married relationship.

    Founded Atlanta Falcons.

    2002

    Arthur Blank also purchased the Atlanta Falcons franchise in the National Football League. He bought it from the Taylor Smith who is the son of team founder Rankin M. Smith. 

    Current Net worth.

    2017

    Arthur earns the tremendous amount of money in his career. Being American business tycoon and founder of the different organization, he has a massive amount of salary. It is estimated that his current net worth is $3.5 Billion.