Decades of George Soros’ life have been spent in the hedge fund industry. With his heart of gold, he has done this out of passion, to change the world by improving lives. As a result, Soros engages in numerous philanthropic projects, making the world improve along with his wealth. This has seen the self-made billionaire spend over $12 million, in charity projects across the world.This has made the 87-year-old Soros gain recognition by Forbes, to have a net worth of $23 billion. He acquired his wealth by managing Hedge Fund, a career he started in 1969 with $12 billion. This would be his turning point to his today’s prowess in the investment industry, with his firm the Soros Fund Management.This is a family office worth $30 billion in assets ran by Dawn Fitzpatrick and what George Soros knows.
When growing up, George Soros did not have much. In fact, he had a rough start, having been born during the Nazi regime in Hungary. However, he managed to put himself through the London School of Economics. At school, he knew he had to do something to help others who were going through similar challenges as he experienced growing up. This is why through the Soros Fund Management; he has donated billions in support of human rights groups. Soros has always been vocal in regard to the causes he supports, to improve the social well-being of others and George Soros’s lacrosse camp.
What started as an act of kindness towards black South Africans receiving scholarships led to a philanthropic project,operating globally. Another cause Soros has been vocal about is the same-sex marriage and plea of the unlawfully arrested people. At times he achieves these causes through political funding. He is popularly known to support leaders he perceives share similar plans for the people. This has seen him use over 50 million since 2014 in political donations and more information click here.
Through his Open Society Foundation, which operates in over 100 countries, Soros fulfills his dreams and that of others, by ensuring that countries attain their democracy. The foundation works hand in hand with other organization, like the Global Witness and the International Crisis Group among others. Through the foundation, he goes to the extent of training people on what democracy entails, all with an aim of making a better world, where people have the platform to explore and express themselves. Moreover, he makes efforts to provide fees for some university students from the less privileged societies. This is an indication that he understands that money is important, but that doing things the right way and providing education is more important, and one way to make a legacy and Follow his Twitter.
In order to reach a wider base of audience, Soros shares his helpful insights on investment and life experiences, through writing. Among his popular works is the ‘Open Society and its Enemies’. He uses this platform to spread his message on the need for democracy, which is a core value of the Open Society Foundation.