How rich is Cornelius Vanderbilt?
Cornelius Vanderbilt Net Worth:
|Birth date:||27th May 1794, in Staten Island, New York USA,|
|Death date:||4th January 1877 in New York City,|
|Birth place:||Staten Island, New York City, New York, USA|
|Profession:||American industrialist in the shipping and railroad building,|
|Spouse:||Sophia Johnson, Frank Armstrong Crawford Vanderbilt|
|Children:||William Henry Vanderbilt, George Washington Vanderbilt II, Ethelinda Vanderbilt, Frances Lavinia Vanderbilt, Maria Louisa Vanderbilt, Eliza Vanderbilt, Mary Alicia Vanderbilt, Catherine Juliette Vanderbilt, Phebe Jane Vanderbilt, Sophia Johnson Vanderbilt, Emily Almira Vanderbilt|
|Parents:||Cornelius van Derbilt, Phebe Hand|
Cornelius Vanderbilt net worth, wiki & biography:
Cornelius Vanderbilt Net Worth $185 Billion
Vanderbilt brought in $100 landscaping his dad’s property when he was sixteen years of age. He used the funds to purchase a sail-boat, and started a passenger ferry company in New York Harbour. In 1812, he was given a military contract to supply supplies to garrisons along the Hudson River. From the mid 1840s, he managed more than 100 steamboats. In 1855, he started managing a transatlantic steamship company. In the 1860s, he caught the chance by buying railways in NYC. With enhancing service, and low fares for his customers, Vanderbilt allegedly made $25 million.