|Real Name/Full Name
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Detroit, Michigan, USA
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|17 January 1962
|62 years old
|In Centimetres – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
|In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 155 lbs
Mother – N/A
|Southfield-Lathrup High School
|Michigan State University,
Wayne State University Law School
|5, Nick Gilbert, Grant Gilbert
|Businessman – Co-founder of Quicken Loans, founder of Rock Ventures, National Basketball Association owner.
Daniel Gilbert is one of the foremost names in the world of business. He is an investor and a businessman, who has amassed a good fortune through his smart business decisions: investment and business ideas. Dan Gilbert is known for co-founding the company Quicken Loans. Gilbert has also dabbled in the business of sports and is the owner of some sports teams.
Well, how well do you know about Dan Gilbert? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Dan Gilbert’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Dan Gilbert to date.
Biography and Early Life
Dan Gilbert was born to a Jewish family in Detroit, Michigan on January 17, 1962. He also has a brother, Gary Gilbert who is an American movie producer. Gary founded the Gilbert Films which helps to finance movies. Both brothers co-founded Quicken Loans and have had very successful careers. Both the Gilbert brothers grew up in Southfield, Michigan.
Gilbert’s parents had a real estate company, which was named Century 21 Real Estate.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Dan Gilbert in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Dan Gilbert’s age is 62 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024 having been born on 17 January 1962. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 155 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.
Gilbert studied in Southfield-Lathrup High School, located in Southfield, Michigan. He went on to pursue his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University. He has a Juris Doctor from the esteemed Wayne State University Law School. Today, Gilbert is one of the members of the State Bar of Michigan. For work experience, Gilbert also did a stint as a real estate agent. He received a license to pursue the same and worked as a part-timer in his parents’ real estate company, Century 21 Real Estate.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Gilbert married his wife Jennifer, and the couple has had a happy married life. Today the couple lives in Michigan with his five children, two of whom are quite famous: Nick Gilbert and Grant Gilbert. Jennifer is a philanthropist and works in Gilbert Family Neurofibromatosis Institute, Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
Jennifer Gilbert also serves as a board member in the ORT America and the Israeli and Overseas Committee of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. Dan’s son AJ Gilbert followed in his father’s footsteps to found a company of his own: a branding business. His business received a contract from his father’s company Quicken Loans.
At the age of 57, in the year 2019, Dan Gilbert suffered a health scare. Gilbert had a stroke and was rushed into a hospital for treatment.
Is Dan Gilbert Gay?
No Dan Gilbert is not gay. He has been happily married to Jennifer Gilbert and has five children.
Gilbert began his career with his brother Gary Gilbert. Both understood the need for mortgage servicing in the market, that is, in mortgage origination as opposed to selling houses. Hence, they founded the company Rock Financial in the year 1985. The company branched out to the internet platform and started growing fast as a mortgage lender. Gilbert worked as the CEO of the company.
Later, Gilbert moved on to the lucrative opportunity in sports business. He became the owner of several sports franchises. He became the owner of Cleveland Cavaliers in the year 2005. The following year, in 2007, he also bought the Utah Grizzlies American Hockey League. This was renamed first to Lake Erie Monsters and then finally to Cleveland Monsters.
Gilbert has had a colourful career, so it is no wonder that he has been bestowed with several honours and recognition. Gilbert’s company, Quicken Loans, has won several awards for their field of work. Quicken Loans became the sixteen-time winner of the JD Power Highest Customer Satisfaction Award. Out of this, the company was awarded ten times for primary mortgage origination and six times for their work in mortgage servicing.
From the year 2005 until 2017, Gilbert’s Quicken Loans was listed under the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For. As for his other investments, the Cleveland Cavaliers were winners in 2016 of both the NBA Champion and Best Team ESPY Award. Cleveland Monsters won the 2016 championship concerning the Calder Cup.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dan Gilbert in 2024
As a man with good business skills, Gilbert has been very successful as a businessman. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that he was included in the list of the richest men in the world. As of 2024, Gilbert has a net worth of $50 billion, making him the twenty-first richest man in the whole world, and the fifteenth richest man in the United States of America.
Dan Gilbert is what one calls a ‘self-made’ man. One can only hope that he will continue working on his philanthropic activities along with his entrepreneurship. His story serves as an inspiration to several entrepreneurs who desire to make it big one day.