Alex Gorsky

Alex Gorsky is a popular American businessperson. He is currently serving as the Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson. He has previously served in the United States Army for six years and had also achieved the rank of Captain. He has also previously worked at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Well, how well do you know about Alex Gorsky? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Alex Gorsky’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Alex Gorsky to date.

Biography and Early Life

Alex Gorsky was born on the 24th of May 1960 in Kansas City, Kansas, U.S. He was born to parents, Albert Gorsky and Loretta Gorsky. His father was a Major in the United States Army and had also worked as the Vice President of Sales in Gerber Baby Food Company. He has five siblings, Jane Ann Gorsky, Therese M. Cosan, Alex Gorsky, Ivan N. Gorsky, and Nicholas Gorsky.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Alex Gorsky in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Alex Gorsky’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 24 May 1960. Though, he is 5′ 11″in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176lbs in Pound and 80 kg in Kilograms.


Alex Gorsky received his high school education from Fremont High School in Sunnyvale, California.  After completing his high school education, he went to the U.S. Military Academy from where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree. He worked in the U.S. Army for six years and eventually went on to achieve the rank of Captain. He later studied at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania from where he earned his Executive Master of Business Administration degree in 1996.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Alex Gorsky married Patricia Gorsky in 1987 and the two have been together ever since. Together, they have a son named Nicholas Gorsky. His life hasn’t been controversy-free because of his involvement in the infamous Risperdal fraud.

Is Alex Gorsky Gay?

Coming to Alex Gorsky’s sexual orientation, he is straight and is neither gay nor bisexual. He has been married to Patricia Gorsky since 1987 with whom he shares a son as well. Apart from that, there’s no record of his previous relationship(s), if any. Seeing how he has only been with women, it’s clear that he is straight.

Professional Career

Alex Gorsky began his career in 1988 at Johnson & Johnson as a sales representative with Janssen Pharmaceuticals. He worked his way up before eventually becoming the President of the company in 2001. A couple of years later, in 2003, he was named Company Group Chairman of Johnson & Johnson’s pharmaceuticals business in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. In 2004, he left the company and joined the Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation as the head of the company’s pharmaceuticals business in North America.

He worked there for 4 years before returning to Johnson & Johnson in 2008 as the company group chairman for Ethicon Inc. His hard work didn’t go unnoticed and it elevated him to the CEO position in April of 2012 and ultimately, being named as the Chairman on the 28th of December 2012. Apart from Johnson & Johnson, he also holds prestigious positions in other companies and organizations. He serves on the board of directors of IBM and the National Academy Foundation.


  • Alex Gorsky was the winner of the Joseph Wharton Leadership Award in 2014.
  • Alex Gorsky was the winner of the CADCA Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2014.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Alex Gorsky in 2021

As of 2021, Alex Gorsky has garnered a net worth of $110 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from working at Johnson & Johnson. He is currently the Chairman and CEO of the company. He has previously worked at the Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation which has only improved his net worth.

Alex Gorsky has done some great work at Johnson & Johnson and the company has only risen to new heights under his leadership.  However, he also ensured that the principles of diversity and inclusion are adhered to, which proves the kind of guy he is. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavors and hope he continues to look after the welfare of people like he always has.


Facts of Alex Gorsky

  • Gender Male
  • full nameAlex Gorsky
  • birthplaceKansas City, Kansas, U.S.
  • Date of Birth May 24, 1960
  • Age 62 years 2 months
  • Horoscope Gemini
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Agate
  • Lucky Color Yellow
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius, Libra
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionNon-Religious
  • net worth$110 Million
  • professionBusinessperson
  • weightIn Kilograms – 80 Kg, In Pounds – 176 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 180 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorHazel
  • high schoolFremont High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins


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