David Rubenstein

David Rubenstein is one of the most heard names for the richest and successful man across the globe. He is a lawyer, philanthropist, financier, investor, and divinely well-established entrepreneur. He had co-founded “The Carlyle Group” in 1987. He also is a chairman of multiple big firms.

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Biography and Early Life

David Mark Rubenstein was born on August 11, in the year 1979 in Baltimore, USA. He was born and brought up in a decent Jewish family. He was the only child of his parents where his mother was a homemaker and his father worked in US postal Services.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is David Rubenstein in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, David Rubenstein’s age is 71 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 11 August 1949. Though, he is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 167 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 152.1 lbs in Pound and 69 kg in Kilograms.


He had studied in an all-boys school. He completed his graduation from college-preparatory high school at Baltimore City College. He attended the Duke University to complete his graduation in the year 1970. Then, he earned his degree in J.D from the Chicago Law School, and then he also worked as an editor in the same place. He has also published some reviews in the University magazines.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Rubenstein met her former wife – Alice Rubenstein (Alice Nicole Rogoff), while they both worked for the Carter Administration. She is a well-known woman of her respective department who established the “Alaska House.” which is situated in New York.

She also founded the Alaska Dispatch News. As a couple, they were blessed with three kids- Alexandra, Andrew, and Gabrielle. However, unfortunately, their relationship faced mutual disputes, and they parted their ways through a divorce on December 8 in 2017.

Is David Rubenstein Gay?

No, Rubenstein is not gay. He was previously married to Alice with whom he has three kids. However unfortunately they failed to continue their bond and ended up with a mutual divorce.

Professional Career

Earlier in his, he practiced law in New York from 1973 to 1975. In 1976, he served as a chief counsel for the US Senate judiciary. Later in 1987, David Rubenstein co-founded “The Carlyle Group” with William E. Conway Jr. and D’Aniello. This firm has now grown up into a global firm with assets of $223 billion under management. He feared that the equity boom would end in 2006. It was a golden age for him and his company.

In 2007 the buyout market collapsed, and as a result, the private equity was unable to secure financing for transactions. Later he believed that the great future and the most significant period is ahead of them for private equity, which he called Platinum Age.

In an interview, he once said that after he graduated from Harvard, he was offered to meet Mark Zuckerberg to invest in Facebook, but he refused and regretted his decision.

In 2016, he hosted a show called “The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations”. Later he formed Declaration Capital, which focussed on venture, growth, and family-owned business in 2018. In October 2019, he published his first book called “The American Story: Interviews with Master Historians.” In 2020 in September, he published his second book, “How to Lead.”


Rubenstein is one of the richest men. Here is a gathering of some of his most notable achievements

  1. In 2006, he was awarded the Golden Petal Award of the American Academy of Achievement.
  2. In 2011, he was honored with the National Archives Foundation Records of Achievements.
  3. In 2015 with Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy.
  4. In 2017 with LBJ Foundation’s Liberty and justice for all awards.
  5. In 2018, he was awarded the Legend in Leadership Award of Yale SOM’s Chief Executive Leadership Institute.
  6. In 2018, he was awarded ABANA Achievement Award
  7. In 2019 with Duke’s University Medal, the school of the highest honor.
  8. In 2019 with The Harvard Club of Washington, DC’s Public Service Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of David Rubenstein in 2021

As of 2021, David Rubenstein, American Businessmen, and philanthropist have a total net worth of $4 billion. He is a wealthy man who earns all his money from his business, which is running quite well in recent days

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He pledged to donate more than half of his wealth to charity.
  • Apart from being a businessman he also wrote two books that is “How to Lead” and “The American Story”.
  • He feels blessed to be born in a modest family.
  • In 1961 President John Kennedy inspired him to look for various ways to serve his country.
  • His mother wanted him to become a dentist.
  • He started his career as an Administration official and later he became an attorney.
  • In 2016 for restoration, expansion, and research of the Lincoln Memorial he donated $18.5 million.

David Rubenstein, an American businessman, and Philanthropist were born and raised in what he described as the blue-collar environment in Baltimore, United States. Before becoming a Businessman, he was a financial analyst and a lawyer. He has an American nationality and is known for his knowledge, hard work, and dedication towards his dreams. He felt blessed to be born into a modest family. In 1987, he co-founded The Carlyle Group.

He is an inspiration for young people. He encourages people to learn as much as you can and read books. He also wrote two famous books. He finds more happiness in his work because it was his dream and all that came true after it’s success and fame.


Facts of David Mark Rubenstein

  • Gender Male
  • full nameDavid Mark Rubenstein
  • birthplaceBaltimore, Maryland U.S.
  • Date of Birth August 11, 1949
  • Age 74 years 9 months
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Lucky Number 6
  • Lucky Stone Ruby
  • Lucky Color Gold
  • Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$4 Billion
  • professionChairman of the Council on Foreign Relations, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman of The Carlyle Group
  • weightIn Kilograms –69 kg, In Pounds –152.1 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres –167 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
  • hair colorGrey
  • eye colorN/A
  • high schoolCollege Preparatory, High school Baltimore City College

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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