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.

Robert Mercer

Before Fame: He earned a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in 1972.


Family/ Relationships

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

Personal 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

Measurements

  • 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

Memorable Quotes:

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