Explore Arthur Blank's Net Worth, Business Ventures And More

Arthur Blank, a philanthropist and ex president of Home Depot.
Arthur Blank, a philanthropist and ex president of Home Depot.( Source : atlantafalcons )

Arthur Blank, a philanthropist, and co-founder of the Home Depot, has an estimated net worth of 7 billion dollars.

The 79-year-old philanthropist and businessman Arthur had a true rags-to-riches story as he built an empire in-home decor after abruptly getting fired in the 1970s.

Three marriages and prostate cancer battle later, he is still healthy and thriving as a billionaire.

Arthur Blank Net Worth And Business Ventures

As of 2022, the net worth of the CEO of the home improvement retailer The Home Depot Arthur Blank gets estimated to be seven billion dollars. 

His career began as a senior accountant for the Arthur Young and Company, but later joined the Daylin Corporation, where he rose to become president of Elliott's Drug Stores/Stripe Discount Stores in 1970.

Arthur Blank, Miami Herald Falcons owner, named Sports Executive of the Year
Arthur Blank, Miami Herald Falcons owner, named Sports Executive of the Year( Source : miamiherald )

Eventually, Daylin sold the Elliot's Stripe division, so he moved and went to work for Bernie Marcus at the Handy Dan division.

Disaster struck in 1978 when he and Marcus got fired from their jobs and began their store just three years later. 

In the next two decades, he served as the CEO of the Home Sport until his uneventful retirement in 2000, but that did not mean he stopped working altogether.

Instead, he poured his investment into Atlanta Falcons of the NFL and Atlanta United of Major League Soccer.

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Find Out About Arthur Blank's Early Life And Educations

American businessman Arthur Blank is the son of Max Blank, a pharmacist, and Molly Blank and was born on 27th September 1942. 

The 79-year-old grew up in a Jewish family in the suburbs of Flushing, New York, in the company of his sibling Michael

After graduating from Stuyvesant High School in New York City, he enrolled in Babson Institute to get his graduate degree in business.

For the most part, he has kept details about his early life a secret as he even restained from writing about his early life in his 1999 book Built From Scratch.

Despite his limitations, the close father-son bond was apparent as he credits his father with teaching him the importance of customer service and the human element in business dealings, saying he has only fond memories.

In a snippet of his life, he said he was never academically inclined but had an athletically built body that makes sports like baseball and football come easy. 

Indeed, he only bloomed after reaching college when he built an outgoing personality and got elected president of his senior class.

Who Is The Family of Arthur Blank- Does He Have A Wife?

Arthur Blank has had a colorful marriage life as only a few people can say that they have gotten married not once but thrice. 

His first wife was Diana, the mother of their three children, Kenny, Dena, and Danielle. She was there for him in the uphill phase of his career when he had just moved to Giffin after becoming the president of the Discount Store division. 

Sadly, they parted way in 1993, but he found love again with Stephanie Wray, a designer at a Home Depot store, in just two years. 

Before divorcing in 2014, the two-decade marriage produced three more children, Joshua Blank, Max Blank, and Kylie Blank.

Next, he fell for Angela Macuga, who already had children from previous marriages. 

But their bridal bliss did not last as long as they called it quits in 2019.

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