Henry Kravis
Henry Kravis
Real Name/Full Name Henry  R.Kravis
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Henry Kravis
Birth Place: Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6th  January 1944
Age/How Old: 80 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 102 Kg
In Pounds – 221 lbs
Eye Color: White
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father –  Raymond Kravis
Mother –Bessie nee Roberts
Siblings: NA
School: Claremont McKenna College
College: Columbia University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: NA
Wife/Spouse Name: Marie-Josee  Drouin
Kids/Children Name: Harrison S. Kravis, Kimberly Kravis and Robert R. Kravis
Profession: Businessman
Net Worth: $8 billion
Last Updated: June 2024

Being a successful businessman is something to be proud of. This is because many people venture into the world of business and end up losing a lot in the process. They not only waste their time and resources, but they also come out disappointed. However, for Henry Kravis, he is happy that everything went well for him as far as his business is concerned.

He is a centrist Republican who supported a variety of socially liberal he made significant donations to both Republicans and Democrats. He lives a lavish life that has been criticized by activists. He is the alumnus and trustee of Claremont Mc College; he also sponsors the Leadership Studies program at Claremont McKenna College and the internships for teachers.

Well, how well do you know about Henry Kravis? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Henry Kravis’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 Henry Kravis to date.

Biography and Early Life

He was born in a Jewish family on 6th January 1944 in Tulsa, Oklahoma he is the son of Bessie {nee Roberts} and Raymond Kravis who was a successful Tulsa oil engineer. His father Raymond has been a business partner of Joseph P. Kennedy. Henry and his current wife Marie donated $15 million to establish the Centre for Cardiovascular Health and also they founded a professorship.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Henry Kravis in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Henry Kravis’s age is 80 years old as of today’s date 18th June 2024 having been born on 6 January 1944. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 221 lbs in Pound and 102 kg in Kilograms.


Kravis is well-educated he began his education at Eagle School followed by High School where he participated in student government he was elected as vice president of the student council, he went to Claremont McKenna College it was known as Claremont Men’s College at that time.

He majored in economics. He served as a member of the CMC varsity golf teams for four years, he also served as sophomore class secretary-treasurer he graduated in 1967 then joined Columbia Business School he received an MBA degree.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Henry Kravis With Wife Marie Josée Kravis
Henry Kravis With Wife Marie Josée Kravis

He has been lucky in the relationship he has been married three times he first married Helene Diane they were blessed with three children Harrison S. Kravis, Kimberly Kravis Schulhof, and Robert R. Kravis they ended in divorce, he remarried again to James Thompson Rugershe died due to cancer on April, he was loved by New York designer Carolyn Roehm in 1985 the marriage ended in divorce in 1993 he did not give up on love he got married again to a prominent Canadian economist former columnist and TV personality in Canada Marie-Josee Drouin. Kravis Prize is normally awarded annually based on nominations received from the members of the committee and visitors to the Prize website the aim are to identify institutions that delivered their services.

Kravis mainly lives in New York but he has a seasonal residence in Palm Beach, Florida he owns homes in Southampton, New York Paris, Sharon, and New York. He was a supporter and fundraiser for the president of USA President George W. Bush and John McCain he also contributed to 1992 re-election campaign of President George H.W Bush. He contributed 1million to Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Is Henry Kravis Gay?

He was raised in a straight home taught good morals and he is a married man with kids. This is enough to prove that he is not gay.

Professional Career

Henry worked at various jobs in New York. They later joined hand with his Cousin, George R. Roberts they worked under the corporate finance manager, Jerome Kohlberg, Jr they became partners at Bear Stearns at almost similar age of 30 and 31. They began a series of what they described as ‘bootstrap’ investments. Tensions built up between Bear Stearns and the trio that lead to their departure and the formation of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts.

Kravis and Roberts invested 120,00 capital in their firm, Kravis and his cousin has come a long way together when Jerome Kohlberg Jr resigned from KAA they took over and lead the firm, under their responsible the firm leveraged buyout of RYR Nabisco at a cost of 31.4 billion it became the best ever paid for commercial enterprise.

He has invested in various companies like Hospital Corporation of America HCA, TXU, Beatrice Foods, Safeway, Toys ‘R’ us among others. Duracell’s battery proved particularly profitable. In 2013, KKR closed their real estate-specific investment fund, it raised $the additional funds from KKR fund $ 1.2 billion.


He was named chairman of Sponsors for Educational Opportunity; he received Golden Award of the American Academy of Achievement, in 2015 he received Investment Management’s Lifetime Achievement Award, he has received many awards for his generosity. His achievements are celebrated at a ceremony in New York City and awarded 250,000, the first five price recipients have impacted more than 500 million people in more than 60 countries on five continents.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Henry Kravis in 2024

Henry Kravis Net Worth
Henry Kravis Net Worth

Henry is a rich American businessman investor, who is also very generous. He is the co-founder of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Together with his cousin George Roberts and Jerome Kohlberg they also established KKR. Apart from being a businessman he also supported in the campaigns of political candidates like John McCain and President George W. Bush he is among the generous donors to Columbia University Business School his net worth is estimated to be around $8 billion as of 2024.

Henry is a famous American businessman he is also listed as a successful businessman was also ranked in the richest person list from the United States. Henry R. Kravis Prize in Nonprofit Leadership identifies extraordinary leaders in the non-profit sector, they celebrate their accomplishments they also share their best practices.


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