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Wilbur Ross
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Born
Wilbur Louis Ross, Jr.

November 28, 1937 (1937-11-28) (age 81)
Weehawken, New Jersey, U.S.
Political party Republican
Democratic (Formerly)
Spouse(s) Judith Nodine (1961–1995)
Betsy McCaughey (1995–2000)
Hilary Geary (2004–present)
Children 2 daughters (with Nodine)
Alma mater Yale University (BA)
Harvard University (MBA)
Net worth US$2.5 billion (December
2016)

Wilbur Louis Ross, Jr. (born November 28, 1937) is an American investor, and former banker. He was known for restructuring failed companies in industries such as steel, coal, telecommunications, foreign investment and textiles.

On November 24, 2016, it was reported by the Associated Press that Ross will be tapped for United States Secretary of Commerce by the incoming Trump Administration. The Trump transition team confirmed the intent to nominate him on November 30, 2016.

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