Born on July 11, 1946, Robert Mercer is an American computer scientist, a developer and a businessman from San Jose, California. He is a developer in early artificial intelligence and co-CEO of Renaissance Technologies. Mercer is a major funder of organizations supporting a right-wing agenda, such as Breitbart News, Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign for president and Brexit in the United Kingdom. Read the article below for more information on Robert.
Before Fame: He earned a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in 1972.
Robert Mercer Early Life/Parents/Ethnicity
Born in San Jose, California, he grew up in New Mexico. National Youth Science Camp in West Virginia where he learned to program.
Robert Mercer Family/Daughter/Wife
He is married to Diana Lynne Mercer. They have three daughters: Rebekah, Heather and Jennifer. Rebekah runs the Mercer Family Foundation. For more information, contact him on twitter.
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Full Name: Robert Leroy Mercer
- Nicknames: Robert Mercer
- Birthday: July 11, 1946
- Age: 71 years old
- Birthplace: San Jose, California, US
- Current Residence: United States
- Education: University of New Mexico, University of Illinois, Urbana-Campaign
- Profession: Hedge fund manager, computer scientist
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: White
- Religion: Not Available
- Zodiac: Cancer
- Spouse/Wife: Diana Lynne Mercer
- Children: 3
- Net Worth: Billionaire
- Height: Not Available
- Weight: Not Available
- Feet Size: Not Available
- Dress Size: Not Available
- Shoe Size: Not Available
Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know
- Mercer is a major funder of organizations supporting a right-wing agenda, such as Breitbart News, Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign for president and Brexit in the United Kingdom.
- He is the principal benefactor of the Make America Number 1 super PAC.
- He grew up in New Mexico.
- He earned a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in 1972.
- In 1993, Mercer joined hedge fund Renaissance Technologies after being recruited by executive Nick Patterson.
- In 2009, Mercer filed suit against RailDreams Custom Model Railroad Design, alleging that RailDreams overcharged him by $2 million.
- In 2013, Mercer was sued by several members of his household staff, who accused him of docking their wages and failing to pay overtime compensation
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