Name : Michael Bloomberg
City: New York City
Owner of: Bloomberg.
Education: MBA, Harvard University; BA/BS, Johns Hopkins University
Profile: He is the current Mayor of New York City, and the 13th richest person in the United States, having net worth of $18.1 billion in 2011. He is the founder and 88% owner of Bloomberg L.P., a financial news and information services media company. In March 2009, Forbes reported Michael Bloomberg's wealth at $16 billion, a gain of $4.5 billion since the previous year, enjoying the world's biggest increase in wealth in 2009. In March 2011, his total wealth had increased to $18.1 billion, ranking 10th in the Forbes 400 and 30th in the world.
Awards:At the 2007 Commencement exercises for Tufts University, Bloomberg delivered the commencement address. He was awarded an honorary degree in Public Service from the university from Tufts University in 2007. He was also awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters in 2007 from Bard College. In February 2003, he received the "Award for Distinguished Leadership in Global Capital Markets" from the Yale School of Management. He was named the 39th most influential person in the world in the 2007 Time 100. In September 2007, Vanity Fair ranked him #9 in its "Vanity Fair 100: The 2007 New Establishment. In May 2008, he was awarded an honorary doctorate of laws by the University of Pennsylvania, where he delivered the commencement speech to the class of 2008. He was also awarded a tribute award at the 2007 Gotham Awards, a New York based celebrator of Independent Film. On November 19, 2008, Mr. Bloomberg received The Hundred Year Association of New York's Gold Medal "in recognition of outstanding contributions to the City of New York." Additionally, he was awarded an honorary doctorate at Fordham University's 2009 commencement ceremonies. In 2009, he received a Healthy Communities Leadership Award from Leadership for Healthy Communities – a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation national program.