John W. Henry Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

John W. Henry Net Worth

John W. Henry is a U.S.-based investor and businessman. He is the founder of ‘John W. Henry & Company. John W. Henry & Company is an investment firm. In addition to this, Henry is also a principal owner of The Boston Red Sox, Liverpool Football Club, and The Boston Globe. He is also one of the owners of RFK Racing.

John W. Henry Biography And Net Worth

Net worth $4 Billion  
Full NameJohn William Henry II 
Birth DateSeptember 13, 1949
Age73 years 
Birthplace Quincy, Illinois, United States 
ProfessionBusinessman, Investor
WifeLinda Pizzuti Henry

John W. Henry Early Life

Born in Quincy, Illinois, Henry grew up between Illinois and Arkansas. He was born to a family of soybean farmers. Henry developed an asthmatic condition and at the age of 15, his family had to move him to Apple Valley, California.

Henry completed his high school education from Victor Valley High School in Victorville. He joined Victor Valley College and later started studying philosophy at the University of California. However, he didn’t complete his degree.

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John W. Henry Early Career

He started his career by trading corn and soybean futures. He wanted to understand the basics of hedging the price risk of holding an inventory of these commodities. With the knowledge he gained, he formed a mechanical trend following the method. He tested his method and when it proved useful, he founded his company. In 1982, he founded Henry & Company.

Initially, he started his company by providing services to larger commodity brokerage firms in America. By 1983, his methods and services were a huge hit. He moved to Newport Beach and by 1989 he opened his second office. At the beginning of 2006, Henry’s net worth was estimated to be 1 billion dollars.

John W. Henry Red Sox

Being a big fan of sports and after acquiring his fortune, Henry started investing in various teams. Henry bought the professional American baseball team ‘Boston Red Sox’ along with Tom Werner. Henry was the principal owner of the team and Werner served as the chairman. The duo formed a front office team which was led by Larry Lucchino. Henry also hired Bill James. Henry won 2004, 2007, 2013, and 2018 World Series with Boston Red Sox.

John W. Henry Fenway Sports Group

In 2001, Henry and Werner developed ‘New England Sports Ventures’. The company has the ownership of Red Sox, Fenway Park, and Fenway Sports Management. They also own various properties around Fenway Park, and Liverpool FC. Liverpool F.C. is an English football club. They are also the principal owner of New England Sports Network, Pittsburgh Penguins, and the National Hockey League. New England Sports Ventures was renamed to Fenway Sports Group in 2010.

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John W. Henry Wife

Henry married TV producer and activist Linda Pizzuti in 2009. The two have a daughter together named Sienna Henry.

John W. Henry Net Worth

Henry developed a successful investment firm in 1980s and was able to achieve the billionaire title by early 2000s. In addition to a successful firm, Henry also established quite successful Sports Group and also owns a Newspaper. All in all, Henry has a massive net worth of 3 billion dollars.

John W. Henry Features

Height6’1’’
Weight 79 kg
Eye colorBlue
Hair color Grey

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