After employed as a bag boy in a grocery store owned by his dad, Ronald Burkle decided to drop from school to establish his private equity firm, Yucaipa Companies. The business primarily invests on distribution, production and retailing. Later on, he became the company’s Chairman of the Board.
Ronald Burkle Net Worth $2.3 Billion
Ronald Burkle’s fantasies to become successful in the world of business did not merely stop at Yucaipa Companies. Through work and conviction, he became the controlling investors of many companies in the US which include Golden States Food, Alliance Entertainment, Ralphs, Food4Less, Dominick’s and Fred Meyer. He currently serves as one of the board members of KB Home, Yahoo! and Occidental Petroleum Corporation. Lately, he invested at Three Lions Entertainment, a branded entertainment business. He co-owns the Pittsburgh Penguins franchise of the National Hockey League with Mario Lemieux. Ronald Burkle was born on November 12, 1952 in Pomona, California. He was married to Janet Steeper and they had three kids together.