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Anthony Scaramucci Biography, Age, Family, Spouse(s), Children and Net Worth.
Who is Anthony Scaramucci?
Anthony Scaramucci is an American financier. Between 21st July to 31st July 2017, he served as the White House Director of Communications. From 1989 to 1996, Anthony served at Goldman Sachs’s investment banking, private wealth management divisions, and equities. He was the founder of Oscar Capital Management after he left Goldman Sachs. Anthony founded SkyBridge Capital investment firm in 2005.
Scaramucci was appointed White House Communications Director on 21st July 2017. He launched a strongly-worded attack on Trump Administration members provoking controversy in an interview with Ryan Lizza of The New Yorker. He believed that the interview was off records but it wasn’t. Antony was fired10 days after he was appointed by John F. Kelly, the White House Chief of Staff, at Trump’s recommendation. He has since criticized President Trump in the media.
Scaramucci was a Joe Biden supporter in the 2020 presidential election. Anthony and two New York Mets fans purchased Mike Piazza’s jersey from the 21st September 2001, game against the Atlanta Braves, in April 2016. This was the 1st professional baseball game in New York following the 9/11 attacks. The jersey was bought in a private auction for $365,000.This is the highest ever paid price for a modern-day jersey.
How Old is Anthony Scaramucci?
Anthony was born in Long Island, New York on 6th January 1964. He is 57 years old as of 2021. Scaramucci shares his birthday with celebrities like Rowan Atkinson, Norman Reedus, Jodie Woods, Polo G, Kate McKinnon, Eddie Redmayne, Kathy Sledge, among others.
Who Are Anthony Scaramucci’s Parents?
Anthony was born to Marie DeFeo Scaramucci and Alexander Scaramucci. His parents were from an Italian-American family and his dad was a construction worker.
Does Anthony Scaramucci Have Siblings?
Anthony is the middle sibling in a family of three siblings. Scaramucci has an elder brother David, and a sister Susan.
Anthony Scaramucci Education
Scaramucci attended Paul D. Schreiber Senior High School in Port Washington and graduated in 1982. During his high school time, he served as the president of the student council. Anthony later attended Tufts University and attained a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He later enrolled at Harvard Law School and attained a Juris Doctor.
At Havard, he met with Barack Obama, Rod Rosenstein who later became Deputy Attorney General, and Neil Gorsuch, who later became Supreme Court Justice, among other people. Anthony never practiced law after his graduation. Instead, he directly went to work at Goldman Sachs.
Scaramucci was married to Lisa Miranda from 1988 to 2011. The couple stayed in the marriage for 23 years and divorced in 2011. In 2014, their divorce was finalized.
Anthony married Deidre Ball as his second wife on 11th July 2014. They first dated in 2014. Deidre worked for SkyBridge Capital investor relations. The couple separated briefly in 2017 and Ball filed for divorce in July. She dropped the divorce file on 29th November 2017. They sought out their marriage issues and began a Radio.com podcast “Mooch and the Mrs.”, in September 2018.
Anthony Scaramucci Children
Anthony has 4 children, Alexander, Anthony Jr, Nicholas, and James.
Adding to his well-built body Anthony stands at a height of 1.74 meters.
Anthony Scaramucci Career
Anthony went to work at Goldman Sachs in 1989 after his graduation. He worked in the division of Investment Banking. Scaramucci was fired a year later and re-hired after two months in the division of Equities. Anthony was made the vice president of the bank’s Private Wealth Management division in 1993.
In 1996, Scaramucci resigned from Goldman and launched Oscar Capital Management with Andrew Boszhardt. Oscar Capital was sold to Neuberger Berman in 2001 and Berman sold it to Lehman Brothers in 2003. Anthony served in the Investment Management division as the managing director.
SkyBridge Capital, a global alternative investment firm was founded in 2005 by Anthony. He is the SkyBridge Alternatives Conference or “SALT” Conference chairman which was launched in 2009. SALT’s annual flagship event is held in Las Vegas and is an international event in the Fall/Winter.
Scaramucci was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2011. This is a New York Award in the Financial Services category. He was ranked No.85 in Worth magazine’s “Power 100:The 100 Most Powerful People in Global Finance” in 2016.
SkyBridge licensed the rights to Wall Street Week, in May 2014. This is a financial television news program on PBS previously hosted by Louis Rukeyser. Broadcast rights were later transferred in 2016 to Fox Broadcasting Company.
SkyBridge announced a stake sale to RON Transatlantic EG and HNA Capital (U.S.) Holding on 17th January 2017. After the announcement, Scaramucci stepped down from his management position ending his contract with SALT and SkyBridge. After the sale to HNA failed, it was announced that Anthony would be re-joining the SkyBridge in April 2018. The deal had failed due to the lack of approval of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US.
Anthony Scaramucci In Politics
Anthony supported Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama’s presidential campaigns. During Obama’s presidential campaign in 2008, Anthony was a fundraiser.
In his tweets on various occasions, Anthony supports gun control laws and says that Republicans should support gay marriage.
During the 2012 presidential campaign, Anthony served as the national finance co-chair for Mitt Romney’s campaigns.
Scaramucci criticized Trump in 2015 during a Fox Business Network television appearance. Anthony signed on to Donald Trump’s political campaign in May 2016 after Walker and Bush withdrew from the race. He joined the Trump Finance Committee. He was appointed to the Presidential Transition Team Executive Committee in November 2016.
Scaramucci was made Trump’s Assistant and White House Office of Public Liaison and Intergovernmental Affairs director on 12th January 2017.
Anthony attended as the Trump transition team representative at the World Economic Forum in Davos on January 16–17.
On 19th June 2017, Anthony was made U.S. Export-Import Bank senior vice president and chief strategy officer.
Trump appointed Scaramucci as the White House Communications Director on 21st July 2017. He was to report directly to the president and not to the chief of staff. Anthony’s appointment was objected to by Reince Priebus and Sean Spicer.
Anthony was fired from his role on 31st July 2017 by Trump. This was after a recommendation from Kelly who believed that Scaramucci had lost credibility. Anthony’s service of 11 days is the shortest in history.
Scaramucci predicted Trump’s win in July 2019 by 40+ states in the 2020 elections. He shortly turned against Trump criticizing his wave of attacks against women of color. He cited those actions as “racist and unacceptable.” Anthony announced that he no longer supports Trump in August 2019.
Anthony Scaramucci Publications and Media Appearances
Anthony is the author of several books. They include Goodbye Gordon Gekko: How to Find Your Fortune Without Losing Your Soul IN 2010. He also wrote The Little Book of Hedge Funds: What You Need to Know About Hedge Funds but the Managers Won’t Tell You in 2012. Later in 2016, he published Hopping Over the Rabbit Hole: How Entrepreneurs Turn Failure Into Success.
Anthony’s book Trump, the Blue-Collar President was published in 2018. Scaramucci paid $100,000 in 2010 to have SkyBridge’s logo in the film Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. Anthony contributed to Fox Business Network in 2014 and served as a host on Wall Street Week a financial television show in March 2016.
Scaramucci is a trustee of the US Olympic and Paralympic Foundation. Additionally, he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Between 2007 and 2012, Anthony was a member of the New York City Financial Services Advisory Committee.
On 15th March 2021, Scaramucci was bestowed with an honorary citizen by the Gualdo Tadino mayor and the municipal council. This was because of his dedication to his Italian roots and the role played by his family in the town development.
Anthony Scaramucci Net Worth
Anthony has accrued an estimated net worth of about $200 million dollars from his profession.
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