Michael Dell

Quick Facts

Full NameMichael Saul Dell
Date of BirthFebruary 23, 1965
BirthplaceHouston, Texas, U.S.
Alma MaterUniversity of Texas (dropped out)
Occupation(s)Businessman, investor, philanthropist
Known ForFounder of Dell Technologies Inc., founder of MSD Capital
TitleChairman and CEO of Dell Technologies Inc., Chairman of VMware
SpouseSusan Lynn Lieberman (m. 1989)
RelativesAdam Dell (brother), Steven Dell (brother)
Net Worth$104 billion (March 2024)
Major CompaniesDell Technologies Inc., VMware
Notable Business MovesTook Dell Inc. private in 2013 ($24.4 billion buyout); Dell Inc. went public again in December 2018
Notable AcquisitionsAcquired EMC Corporation for $67 billion in 2016, the highest-valued tech acquisition in history
EducationHe attended the University of Texas as a pre-med student; and dropped out to focus on his computer business
First BusinessStarted an informal business selling PC upgrade kits while at the University of Texas
Company FoundingFounded PC’s Limited in January 1984; incorporated as Dell Computer Corporation in May 1984
Early Business StrategySold computers directly to customers, manufacturing only after orders were received
Notable MilestonesYoungest CEO of a Fortune 500 company at age 27 (1992); reached $1 million in daily sales by 1997
Leadership RolesStepped down as CEO in 2004, returned as CEO in 2007

Michael Dell Net Worth

Michael Dell net worth is approximately 104.4 billion USD.

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