Ross Perot

Ross Perot

Name Ross Perot
Profession Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 1930-06-27
Place of Birth Texarkana, TX
Age 89 yrs
Death Date 2019-07-09
Birth Sign Cancer

About Ross Perot

Texas billionaire who was the U.S. presidential nominee for the Independent Party in 1992 and the Reform Party in 1996.

Early Life of Ross Perot

He was a Boy Scout, making Eagle Scout in 1942 and receiving the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award. He also served in the United States Navy, where he developed the Naval Academy’s honor system.

Trivia

He became one of the richest people in the world after Dell bought his company Perot Systems for $3.9 billion in 2009. 

Family Life

He married Margot Birmingham, with whom he had five children.

Associated With

He ran against Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush in 1992, winning no Electoral College votes, but finishing with a respectable 18.91% of the popular vote.