Facts of Jeffrey Edward Epstein
|Real Name||Jeffrey Edward Epstein|
|Birthplace||New York City|
|Profession||Financier, Businessman, Investor, and Science & Research Philanthropist|
|Net Worth||$1 Billion|
Jeffrey Epstein, who is an American Financier, Businessman, Investor, and Science & Research Philanthropist, gained media attention when he was convicted for molesting a 14-year-old girl in 2008. He served 13 months in custody with work release, as part of a plea deal, where federal officials had identified 36 girls as young as 14 years old who had been molested.
Moreover, he was again arrested on July 6, 2019. On federal charges for sex trafficking on underage girls in Florida and New York. Waiting for his trial, he took the easy way out and committed suicide in a Manhattan prison cell.
How Old was Jeffrey Epstein?
Born on 20 January 1953, Jeffery Epstein is 66 years old. His real name is Jeffery Edward Epstein, and his birthplace is New York City. Jeffery comes from a Jewish family and has a younger brother named Mark. Likewise, he holds American nationality.
Regarding his education, he attended Lafayette High School, from where he graduated in 1969 and later enrolled classes at Cooper Union. However, he dropped out in 1971 from where he attended the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. Nonetheless, he dropped out without graduating.
Jeffrey taught Calculus and physics at the initial time of his career at the Dalton School in Manhattan. Later, he started working for Bear Stearns as an options trader in the special products division in 1976. Moreover, he also became the limited partner at Bear Stearns in 1980.
However, in 1982, he started his financial management firm, J. Epstein & Co. His firm went on to manage the assets of billionaire clients. Later, he changed the name of his firm and named it Financial Trust Company in 1996 which was now based on the island of St. Thomas in the U. S. Virgin Islands for tax advantage. The firm had huge clients such as Leslie Wexner who is the founder and also the chairman of the Limited chain of women’s clothing store.
Details of Death and Funeral
Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his prison cell in New York on August 10, 2019. He committed suicide by hanging and was awaiting his trial for child sex trafficking charges. Manhattan federal prosecutors charged the billionaire with sex trafficking girls, as young as 14, last month.
Moreover, Jeffrey was also placed on a suicide watch just weeks ago after he was found in his cell with marks on his neck on July 23. However, it was not clear if the injuries were self-inflicted or were a cause of an assault. Jeffrey mentioned being beaten up and called child predator.
On the other hand, the accusers could still file lawsuits seeking money from Jeffrey’s estate. A trial is expected to be filed by a woman who alleges to be a victim of rape by Jeffrey when she was 15.
Whom was Jeffrey Epstein Married To?
Jeffrey was not married at the time of his death. However, Jeffrey was associated with Ghislaine Maxwell. She is a British socialite and also the youngest child of publisher Robert Maxwell. Moreover, the relation fired up some controversy as Ghislaine was also accused as an accomplice to Jeffrey crimes. Likewise, she was also charged with recruiting a woman identified as ‘Jane Doe 3’ to have intercourse with Jeffrey knowing she was a minor in 1999. Nonetheless, Ghislaine has denied the allegations.
Ghislaine was also sued by one of the victims of Jeffrey’s in 2015 in a federal court in the Southern District of New York. The victim accused her and Jeffrey of trafficking her and other underage girls, often at sex parties that Jeffrey hosted at his several houses. Ghislaine called the victim a liar, and the case was settled in favor of the accuser with the details not made public.
How much was Jeffrey Epstein Net Worth?
Jeffrey had a successful career in his firm. He had wealthy clients and had bagged a massive sum of money from his job. Likewise, he also owned the Herbert N. Straus Hose on East 71st Street in the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. He had an exotic villa in Palm Beach, an apartment in Paris, a ranch in New Mexico and a private island near Saint Thomas in the U.S Virgin Islands.
Jeffrey Epstein had a net worth of $1 billion at the time of his death.
Height, Weight, and Body Size
Jeffrey had a height of 6 feet and weighed around 82 kg. He had blue eyes and a greyish-white hair color.