Tom Benson Net Worth
Tom Benson made money by Billionaires, Business niche. For all time, at the moment, 2016 year, Tom Benson earned $1.63 Billion. Exact sum is $1680000000.
Short biography, height, weight, dates:
Birth date: July 12, 1927
Birth place: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Education: St Aloysius College
Nationality: United States of America
Spouse: Gayle Benson (m. 2004), Grace Marie Trudeau Benson (m. 1982Р 2003), Shirley Landry (m. 1945Р 1980)
Children: Robert Carter Benson, Tootsie Benson
Wikipedia Source: Tom Benson
Thomas Milton Benson is the owner of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans. Benson was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to the late Thomas Benson, Sr., and the late Carmen Benson. He served in the U.S. Navy and then graduated with an accounting degree at Loyola University of New Orleans in 1948. After school he worked as a car salesman at Cathey Chevrolet in New Orleans. In 1956, he moved to San Antonio to try and revive a poorly performing dealership- he was granted a 25% interest in the dealership for his efforts. In 1962, he became full owner of Tom Benson Chevrolet. He is the owner of several automobile dealerships in the Greater New Orleans and San Antonio areas. Benson became wealthy by investing profits from his automobile dealerships in local banks. He eventually purchased several small Southern banks and formed Benson Financial, which he sold to Norwest Corporation in 1996.