Richard Milz and The Man who Gave Away $7.5Billion

Richard Milz and The Man who Gave Away $7.5Billion

The Man who Gave Away $7.5Billion

 

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JULY 22, 2013

 
 

An Irish-American billionaire who kept his philanthropy secret for 15 years has given away $7.5billion (£4.9billion) – and plans for it all to go to charity before his dies.

 

Chuck Feeney, 82, wears a $15 Casio watch, travels in coach, does not own a car is a self-confessed ‘shabby dresser’ and sensibly made his children work their way through college.

 

He has given away 99 per cent of his fortune to health, science, education and civil rights causes around the world through his Atlantic Philanthropies foundation.

 

Feeney, who still has a sizeable $2million left in the bank, made his money from duty free shopping and quietly began giving his money away in the 1980s.

 

Read more: Daily Mail

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