|Real Name/Full Name||Alan Greenspan|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Alan Greenspan|
|Birth Place:||New York, US|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||6 March 1926|
|Age/How Old:||97 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 165 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Herbert Greenspan
Mother – Rose Goldsmith
|School:||George Washington High School, Juilliard School|
|College:||Columbia University, New York University|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Joan Mitchell (m. 1952, div. 1953)
Andrea Mitchell (m. 1997)
|Net Worth:||$20 million|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
Alan Greenspan is an American career economist who has four American presidents as the Chair of the Federal Reserve. He has also worked as a consultant through Greenspan Associates LLC. He started serving President Ronald Reagan and went all the way to serve the other three presidents who came after him.
He is a known supporter of Social Security Privatization, a stand that led him to be heavily criticized mostly by Democrats in congress. In his tenure, he came up with policies that lowered interest rates which eventually increased money supply including the controversial Greenspan Put policy. Monetary experts point to this policy as the main cause of the dot-com bubble.
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Biography and Early Life
Alan Greenspan was born on 6th March 1926 in New York City, Us. He is the son to Herbert Greenspan, a stockbroker who was of Romanian Jews origin, and his wife Rose Goldsmith, a Hungarian Jew. His parents divorced when he was a small kid and was left under his mother’s care.
This led to them moving to his maternal grandmother’s house where he was raised. It’s not known whether his mother re-married or not but his mother didn’t bear any other child. With his cousin living nearby, he developed close friendship with him and saw him as his brother while his uncle played the father figure role in his life.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Alan Greenspan in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Alan Greenspan’s age is 97 years old as of today’s date 3rd October 2023 having been born on 6 March 1926. Though, he is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70 kg in Kilograms.
Greenspan began his early education in New York and later joined George Washington High School where he graduated in 1943. While in school, he used to play saxophone and clarinet. He got more interested in the clarinet and decided to learn more of the instrument at Juilliard School. He joined the Woody Herman band where he was bandmates with Richard Nixon.
Later on, he joined New York University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics. In 1950, he earned his master’s degree in economics at the same University. He later joined Columbia University to continue with economic studies but dropped out due to increased workload. In 1977, he got his Ph.D. in economic
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
In 1952, Greenspan married his first wife Joan Mitchell who was of Canadian origin. The two didn’t click together and divorced after being in a marriage for less than a year. He dated a TV personality by the name Barbara Walters in the late 1970s but their relationship didn’t go farther than dating. In 1994, he met Andrea Mitchell, a journalist by profession who he began dating.
The two got married in 1997, a wedding that was officiated by Ruth Bader Ginsburg who was a Supreme Court judge till her death in 2020. Their age difference is 20 years, but the two are happily married. Greenspan is known to be affiliated with the Republican Party while his wife on the other hand is a Democrat.
Is Alan Greenspan Gay?
Greenspan is not gay and has never been in a gay relationship. He is also affiliated to the Republican Party who is known to be conservative and sees marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
Though he has a company where he offers consulting services, he is best known for his work with the Federal Reserve. But before Federal Reserve, he served in various positions including being domestic policy coordinator in the Richard Nixon nomination campaign. He also served in J.P. Morgan Co, General Foods and Automatic Data Processing among others.
On 2nd June 1987, he started his first tenure as Federal Reserve chair after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. He went on to serve under four presidents with George W. bush appointing him to serve his fifth term under him. This was after George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton doing the same. He left the Federal Reserve in 2006 after his term in the Board ended. Since then, he has been offering consulting services through his consulting firm that he formed after leaving the Federal Reserve
Having lived all his life as an economist, Greenspan has won numerous awards in his line of duty. His highest recognition was in2005 when President George .W. Bush honored him with a Presidential Medal of Freedom. He has also won Jefferson Award and an honorary doctorate from New York University. This is just a small portion of many awards Greenspan has won
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Alan Greenspan in 2023
All that Greenspan has are proceeds of his work as an economist. After serving in the government for many years, he is currently offering economic consulting services through his firm. As of 2023, his net worth is $20 million.
Though he has been married twice, Greenspan has no children of his own. It is not known whether it has to do with a decision he took or there is a medical reason behind it.