Born in Hungary, George Soros knew that he would have to work hard to accomplish the goals he had in mind. He did just that and created a career that would make him a billionaire over and over again. Even though he worked hard for the money he made, he did not keep it all for himself. Throughout the years he has donated billions of dollars to varies organizations.
His journey began when he was accepted into the London School of Economics. While enrolled he had many jobs to pay for his schooling. These jobs included waiting on tables and working on railways. Finally, through his hard work he was able to land a job in finance, accepting a position at a merchant bank. From there his dreams and goals were molded and he began to move forward in his career. Read his profile at Forbes.
In 1969 he started his own hedge fund, later this turned into Quantum Fund. After years of hard work he finally had made a name for himself. Through this endeavor he was able to become involved in other businesses and today is still a has a large influence in the field. He is a strong investor through Soros Fund Management, in which his home office currently is worth $30 billion dollars. He still works hard at his career but has also grown to be passionate about other things.
His passion has expanded into the political world as well. Throughout the years George Soros has made it clear that he is a huge supporter of the Democratic Party, and has donated millions of dollars to varies organizations supporting that party. He has given money to support Hilary Clinton, and before that was a big supporter of Obama. He has also donated a lot of money to organizations that support Democratic candidates such as Planned Parenthood Votes and Voting Rights Trust. Through his donations he hopes to create political change in the United States by bringing certain people into office.
Although politics is something that is important to him, George Soros is also a huge supporter of many other organizations. These donations are philanthropic in nature and something that he is incredibly passionate about. Throughout the years he has donated billions of dollars to different organizations ranging from educational charities to human rights advocacy. He donates to many different organizations from ones in the United States to Eastern Europe. Read more on NYTimes.com.
George Soros is an extremely hard worker. He has experienced so much success throughout his lifetime and because of that has been able to give to many organizations and nonprofits that he hopes can change the world and circumstances of people in need. Although his career has been long, he has no plans of slowing down and is still as strong of a force in the business world as he ever was.