Sir Evelyn Robert Adrian de Rothschild FKC (29 August 1931 – 8 November 2022) was a member of the Rothschild family and a British financier.
Sir Evelyn De Rothschild was born into wealth and spent his childhood traveling, playing polo, going to parties, and driving expensive cars. He also has a passion for thoroughbred horse racing and owns several of his own.
Sir Evelyn was named after his uncle, Evelyn Achille De Rothschild, who fought in World War I and was killed in action, by his father (Anthony Gustav de Rothschild) and mother (Yvonne Cahen d’Anvers).
During WWII, Sir Evelyn spent the majority of his childhood in America. He went to Harrow School and Trinity College at Cambridge University for his education. He dropped out of college before receiving his diploma.
What is Sir Evelyn De Rothschild’s Net Worth?
Sir Evelyn De Rothschild is a wealthy British financier with a fortune of $20 billion.
Sir Evelyn De Rothschild amassed his fortune as a Rothschild family member and through a career in international finance. He established the E.L. Rothschild Holding Company.
|Net Worth:||$20 Billion|
|Date of Birth:||Aug 29, 1931 (91 years old)|
Sir Evelyn De Rothschild has held a variety of business positions. He served as director chairman of The Economist, United Race Courses, British Merchant Banking, and Securities House Association, and the British Merchant Banking and Securities House Association.
He also served as a director of De Beers Consolidated Mines and IBM United Kingdom Holdings Limited, as well as the Deputy Chairman of Milton Keynes Development Corporation. Sir Evelyn De Rothschild was also the chairman of Lord Beaverbrook’s newspaper group and Lord Black’s Daily Telegraph.
Through the Eranda Foundation, he has promoted the arts and made significant contributions to medical research and educational advancement. He founded and served as chairman of the European Association for Banking and Financial History in Frankfort, Germany, and he was also a governor of the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Sir Evelyn De Rothschild has held a number of positions in the fields of economics, the arts, medical research, and political science, as well as being an active supporter of charitable organizations. He was a trustee of the Shakespeare Globe Trust, a member of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art’s Council, and the Chair of the Princess Royal Trust for Carers.
He has had three marriages. Jeanette Bishop, Sir Stanley Hooker’s niece, was his first wife. Her birth year was 1940, and she died in 1981. Victoria Lou Schott was his second wife. They tied the knot in 1949 and divorced in 2000. Jessica (born 1974), Anthony James (born 1977), and David Mayer are their three children (born 1978).
In the year 2000, he married Lynn Forester, an American lawyer, and entrepreneur. She is the managing director of FirstMark Communications Europe in Luxembourg. Sir Evelyn has two stepchildren from his marriage to Lynn Forrester, Benjamin Forester Stein (born 1985) and John Forester Stein (born 1988).
In 1989, Queen Elizabeth II knighted him. As soon as his marriage was announced, the couple was extended a special invitation to spend their honeymoon at the White House, which they accepted for one night only.