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T. Boone Pickens
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Pickens at the 2011 Time 100 gala
Born
Thomas Boone Pickens Jr.

(1928-05-22)May 22, 1928
Died September 11, 2019(2019-09-11) (aged 91)
Alma mater Oklahoma State University
Occupation Chairman of BP Capital Management
Net worth DecreaseUS$500 million (November 2016)
Spouse(s)
Lynn O'Brien
(m. 1949; div. 1971)

Beatrice Carr
(m. 1972; div. 1998)

Nelda Cain
(m. 2000; div. 2004)

Madeleine Paulson
(m. 2005; div. 2012)

Toni Brinker
(m. 2014; div. 2017)
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Thomas Boone Pickens Jr. (May 22, 1928 – September 11, 2019) was an American business magnate and financier. Pickens chaired the hedge fund BP Capital Management. He was a well-known takeover operator and corporate raider during the 1980s. As of November 2016, Pickens had a net worth of $500 million.

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