Phil Knight Net Worth : 25.1 billion USD
Phil Knight is a world successful American businessman. Phil Knight Net Worth is 25.1 billion USD.
Quick Points About Phil Knight :
|Full Name||Philip Hampson “Phil” Knigh|
|Profession||American business tycoon|
|Date of Birth||February 24, 1938|
|Place of Birth||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Achievements||Glamour Award for Entrepreneur|
Born on 24th February, 1938, Philip Hampson is a successful American businessman and a passionate philanthropist. Philip co- founded NIKE and also served as its previous CEO. In the November of 2015, Forbes magazine estimated Phil Knight Net Worth to be over USD 28.1 billion. Phil also owns a stop motion production house that goes by the name ‘Laika’. Phil has studied in Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Oregon and has donated multi- million dollars to boththe institutions. His donation of $400 million to Stanford’s Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program is recognized as the ‘largest donation to a university ever’. Under the coaching of Bill Bowerman, Phil ran the track at University of Oregon. Phil, along with his coach, later co-founded NIKE.
The Stanford Graduate School of Business received a donation US$ 105 million by Phil in 2006. This was the largest individual donation ever until 2006. The campus of this American institution was named ‘The Knight Management Center‘, honouring Phil’s philanthropic services. In 2016, Phil provided a donation of $ 400 million to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program. The program features 100 students and is usually set subsequent to the Rhodes Scholarship. Phil also donated US$100 million to lay the foundation of UO Athletics Legacy in the August of 2007.
Phil started with the Blue Ribbon Sports venture, that later became famous by the name NIKE. Starting for Prince Waterhouse, Phil was the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) for Coopers & Lybrand. Phil later attended the Portland State University as an assistant professor. NIKE’s logo, famous as ‘swoosh’ was give by Carolyn Davidson in 1971 for just US $35.
Phil’s induction took place into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in 2000 for his considerable contribution to various sports in Oregon. During his induction, Phil donated around US$ 230 million for works in athletics to be done. Phil’s well waited announcement about his new memoir to be released on 26th April 2016 was much awaited by his followers.