Fred DeLuca

American businessman

Frederick A. "Fred" DeLuca (October 3, 1947 – September 14, 2015) was an American billionaire businessman. He best known as the co-founder and CEO of the Subway franchise of sandwich shops.

DeLuca in March 2011.

DeLuca was born in Brooklyn, New York to Italian American parents. He was married to Elisabeth from 1965 until his death. They had a son, Jonathan.

DeLuca died from leukemia on September 14, 2015 in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida. He was 67.[1]


  1. "Fred DeLuca, restaurateur - obituary". The Daily Telegraph. September 18, 2015. Retrieved September 21, 2015.