Mortimer Zuckerman

Born Jun 4, 1937

Mortimer Benjamin "Mort" Zuckerman is a Canadian-born American real estate tycoon and media proprietor. He is the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Boston Properties, one of the largest real estate investment trusts in the United States. Zuckerman is also the owner and publisher of the New York Daily News and of U.S. News & World Report, where he serves as editor-in-chief. He formerly owned The Atlantic and Fast Money. His personal net worth is estimated at $2.4 billion.… Read More

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    Daily News Threatens Union Drivers
    Huffington Post - Nov 12, 2015
  • Pierre Omidyar And The Bottomless Optimism Of Billionaire Publishers
    Reuters Canada - Oct 17, 2013
  • Mort Zuckerman: A Jobless Recovery Is A Phony Recovery
    Wall Street Journal - Jul 15, 2013


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1937 Birth Born on June 4, 1937.


1957 20 Years Old He graduated from McGill with a BA in 1957 and a BCL in 1961, although he never took the bar exam. … Read More
1962 25 Years Old In 1962, he received an LLM degree from Harvard Law School. … Read More


1980 43 Years Old In 1980, he purchased the literary magazine The Atlantic Monthly, where he was the chairman from 1980 to 1999.


1996 59 Years Old In 1996, Zuckerman married Marla Prather (born 1956), a curator of the National Gallery of Art; they divorced in 2001.


1999 - 2001 3 More Events
Zuckerman, a long-time supporter of the Democratic party who cast his vote for Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election, was critical of President Obama on several fronts.
2009 72 Years Old On April 6, 2009, Zuckerman filed a lawsuit against J. … Read More
Zuckerman considered challenging Kirsten Gillibrand for her New York United States Senate seat in the 2010 election, which was to be contested for the remaining two years of what was originally Hillary Clinton's second term; Clinton's appointment as Secretary of State created a vacancy that Governor David Paterson appointed Gillibrand to fill. … Read More
2011 74 Years Old Following the downgrade of US treasury debt by Standard & Poor's in 2011, Zuckerman wrote in the Wall Street Journal: "I long for a triple-A president to run a triple-A country." … Read More
2012 75 Years Old In December 2012, Zuckerman pledged $200 million to endow the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University.
2014 77 Years Old On the November 28, 2014, episode of The McLaughlin Group, Zuckerman said he was a vegan and has been since 2008, confirming what in November 2010 had been published in Bloomberg Businessweek, "The Rise of the Power Vegans."
2015 78 Years Old Zuckerman last appeared on The McLaughlin Group on July 31, 2015, making a strong case for Texas governor Rick Perry’s presidential run during that episode. … Read More
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