Harold Hamm

American businessman

Harold Glenn Hamm[2] (born December 11, 1945) is an American entrepreneur. He is best known for he development of the large shale oil resources of the Bakken formation.[3]

Harold Hamm
Hamm at the 2012 Time 100 gala
Harold Glenn Hamm

(1945-12-11) December 11, 1945 (age 77)
Net worthDecrease US$5.6 billion
(March 2020)[1]
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Judith (divorced 1987)
Sue Arnall (divorced 2014)

As of January 2018, Hamm's net worth is said to be $14.2 billion, making him the 79th richest person in the United States.[4]

In 2012, presidential candidate Mitt Romney named Hamm as his energy advisor.[5]

In 2016, then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was thinking about making Hamm United States Secretary of Energy.[6]

References Edit

  1. "Harold Hamm & family". Forbes. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
  2. http://docs.house.gov/meetings/FA/FA00/20140326/101956/HHRG-113-FA00-Bio-HammH-20140326.pdf
  3. Gregory Zuckerman, The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters 2013, Portfolio Penguin. ISBN 9781591846451
  4. "Bloomberg Billionaires Index: Harold Hamm". Bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2018-11-13.
  5. Carroll, Joe (March 1, 2012). "Romney Names Oklahoma Oil Billionaire Hamm as Energy Adviser". Bloomberg.
  6. Conlin, Michelle (July 21, 2016). "Exclusive: Trump considering fracking mogul Harold Hamm as energy secretary - sources". Reuters. Retrieved July 21, 2016.