Facts of William Iger
|Full Name||William Iger|
|Father Name||Bob Iger|
|Father Profession||camera operator and director|
|Mother Name||Willow Bay|
|Mother Profession||Former model|
|Sibilings||Robert Maxwell “Max” Iger, Kate Iger and Amanda Iger|
|Date of Birth||2002|
William Iger is the son of a celebrity Bob Iger. His father, Bob, is the Chairman and Chief Executive Company (CEO) of the Walt Disney Company.
His Parents’ Married Life
The couple got married in a lavish wedding ceremony on October 7, 1995, right after Robert’s divorce.
The wedding ceremony took place in Bridgehampton, New York, in the presence of a Roman Catholic Priest named Rev. Roland Ghirlando. Cantor William Walton officiated the wedding ceremony.
They have been together for 24 years now, and the bond is still active with no signs of divorce.
Here’s a picture of the couple shared with a caption,
“On our way.”
His Father’s First Marriage
His father has been married twice. Before Willow, his father was married to a woman named Susan Iger.
However, their romantic affair did not last long and they got separated in 1994.
He has altogether three siblings – two of them are from his father’s first wife. He has an elder brother named Robert Maxwell “Max” Iger.
Here is a picture with his elder brother.
Kate exchanged the wedding vows with her dating partner, Jarrod Cushing, in 2005.
The couple got married at the Blithe old Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum, in Rhode Island.
His Father’s Net Worth
His father is a multimillionaire with an estimated net worth of $690 million. His salary of $2.5 million increased to $2.9 million in 2018.
His earning was $44.9 million in 2015.
His collection of options worth $8.3 million and non-equity compensation of $18 million has also contributed to his wealth.
How Did Bob Make This Fortune?
Bob, who started his career as a local TV weatherman, is now the CEO of Disney. This journey of being a multimillionaire must have been tough. Let’s have a look at his career timeline.
In 1974 he joined the American Broadcasting Company (ABC). He served as president of the ABC Network Television Group from 1993 to 1994.
He was then nominated as ABC senior vice president and executive vice president in March 1993 and July 1993, respectively.
A year later, in 1994, he was named as the president and chief operating officer of Capital Cities/ABC.
In 1999 he became the President of Walt Disney Company. During his tenure, the company was able to acquire Pixar, Lucasfilm, Marvel Entertainment, and 21st Century Fox for $7.4 billion, $4.06 billion, $4 billion and $71.3 billion respectively.
The company also witnessed an in
crease in revenues and market capitalization value from $48.4 billion to $257 billion.
He has received a lot of achievements until now. Recently in 2019, he was named as Time’s businessperson of the year.
Below is the list of prestigious awards received by him:
|1||2010, 2012||DGA Honorary Life Member Award|
|2||2014||PGA Milestone Award|
|3||2018||Ambassador for Humanity Award|
His Father Owns Expensive Houses
Bob is the owner of a $19 million house which is located in Brentwood, California.
The house is well furnished with five bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a guest house, a tennis court, and a pool.
He previously owned a house with four bedrooms and five bathrooms on the Upper East Side of New York City. It was sold for $18.75 million.
Here’s an inside picture of the house.
- William was born in the year 2002, which makes his current age 18.
- His father Bob graduated from Ithaca College.
- His mother, Willow is a former fashion model.
- The names of his grandparents are Arthur Iger and Mimi Iger.
- He does not have any girlfriend until now.
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