All it’s essential learn about Tony Murray. We recurrently have enjoyable the youthful tech entrepreneurs for his or her billionaire statuses at such youthful (20s or 30s) ages. We don’t often have enjoyable the older or so much, so much older people who’re additionally billionaires for sustaining that standing or dwelling so prolonged. Properly, that’s what we’re proper right here to do in the meanwhile.
A British businessman who’s Jewish and an unlimited warfare hero, is 100 years outdated and on the annual Rich Guidelines of the richest people inside the UK. It is not often you see a centenarian on a few of these lists so we should always have enjoyable Tony Murray.
Not solely is he a billionaire with a $2.Eight billion internet worth, he moreover escaped Nazi-occupied France all through World Battle II and avoiding the future that so many Jews of that interval confronted inside the focus camps run by Nazis and Adolf Hitler. He cheated dying there and I’m constructive moreover many cases all by his 10 a very long time on earth.
Tony Murray was born Gaston Jacques Kalifa on February 8, 1920 in Paris, France. His father ran a constructing agency that labored on infrastructure initiatives equal to setting up bridges. Murray was accepted to examine construction on the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris sooner than the start of World Battle II.
When the Germans invaded France, he escaped from Paris and purchased to Biarritz, the place he boarded a Polish ship sure for England.
He enlisted inside the Free French forces, nonetheless as quickly as in England, turned part of the Royal Air Drive the place he flew 38 missions all through World Battle II. After the warfare, he turned a British citizen. Sadly, his father wasn’t as lucky and died in Auschwitz.
After World Battle II, Murray returned to France solely to look out out about his father being murdered so senselessly, like so many alternative Jews at Auschwitz and completely different focus camps (would possibly their memory be an eternal blessing to their households and mates). Murray took over his father’s constructing agency and amassed the $2.Eight billion internet worth he has in the meanwhile.
Some years later, he moved once more to the UK. He moreover owns quite a lot of completely different firms, along with the fireplace extinguisher agency London Security and the heating large Andrew Sykes Group.
On a personal entrance, Murray has two sons, Jean-Jacques and Jean-Pierre. Every are directors at their father’s agency London Security.