Philip Frederick Anschutz (// AN-shoots; born December 28, 1939) is an American billionaire businessman. He owns and controls many companies. His name appears on medical and educational institutions to because he has donated millions.
Philip Frederick Anschutz
December 28, 1939
Russell, Kansas, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Kansas|
|Net worth||US$11.5 billion (October 2019)|
Anschutz has been described as a Christian conservative, who has donated to openly antigay, anti-transgender, and anti-abortion causes.
In 1961, he bought out his father's oil drilling company, Circle A Drilling, and earned large returns in Wyoming. He invested in stocks, real estate and railroads.
He expanded his investments to sports and entertainment companies, co-founding the American association football/soccer league Major League Soccer as well as multiple soccer teams, including the Los Angeles Galaxy, Chicago Fire, Houston Dynamo, San Jose Earthquakes, and the New York/New Jersey MetroStars.
- "#41 Philip Anschutz". Forbes. Retrieved 21 October 2019.