Kenneth Langone

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September 16, 1935
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Kenneth Gerard Langone Sr., KSG is an American billionaire businessman, investor, and philanthropist, best known for organizing financing for the founders of The Home Depot. He has an estimated net worth of $3.4 billion as of February 2018 according to Forbes.Early lifeKenneth Langone was born in Roslyn Heights, New York, to Italian American working-class parents. His father was a plumber and his mother a cafeteria worker. Langone's family has been described as having a lot of love, but not a lot of money. As a student at Bucknell University, Langone worked various jobs: a butcher's assistant, a caddie and a ditch digger. While at Bucknell, Langone became a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity. After graduating in three and a half years, Langone headed back to New York, this time to Manhattan instead of Roslyn Heights.

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