Harry Wayne Huizenga (/ haɪˈzɛŋɡə/, birthed December 29, 1937) is an American entrepreneur and also business owner. He has actually been associated with the starting of 3 Lot of money 500 companies and also is in charge of 6 New York Supply Exchange business. He has actually additionally been a proprietor of 3 leading expert sporting activities franchise business.
H. Wayne Huizenga is of Dutch descent. His moms and dads, Gerrit Harry as well as Jean Huizenga, were both items of the Chicago Dutch neighborhood. Wayne was birthed at Little Business of Mary Health center in Evergreen Park, Illinois, a Chicago residential area, on December 29, 1937. He has one sibling, Bonnie, that is 5 years more youthful. He went to Timothy Christian College up until his mid-teens. In very early 1953, the Huizenga family members transferred to Florida as well as settled in the Ft Lauderdale location.
The rest of his secondary school years were at Pine Crest Institution, where he belonged to the football group as well as was course treasurer. After secondary school college graduation he returned to Chicago where the majority of his good friends, grandparents and also various other family members still lived. In 1956, he signed up at Calvin University, a liberal arts university in Grand Rapids, Michigan, yet he left prior to completion of his year.
In September 1959, Huizenga enlisted in the Military reserve as well as spent 6 months in the full time to finish his standard training.
Huizenga in the 1980s
|Born||Harry Wayne Huizenga
December 29, 1937
Evergreen Park, Illinois
|Occupation||Businessman and entrepreneur|
|Known for||Blockbuster Video, Waste Management, Inc., AutoNation, and Swisher Hygiene
former owner of NFL’s Miami Dolphins,
the NHL’s Florida Panthers, and MLB’s Miami Marlins teams
|Net worth||$2.6 billion|
It is according to Wikipedia.