You are here


Soros shifts US$18b to his pro-democracy foundation

Contribution vaults Open Society Foundations into one of the biggest charities in the US

Mr Soros ranks 20th on Forbes Magazine's list of the 400 wealthiest Americans with a net worth of US$23 billion. He was born in Hungary but fled the communist country and put himself through the London School of Economics while waiting tables and working as a railway porter.


BILLIONAIRE financier George Soros, known for donating to liberal causes, now commands one of the most powerful philanthropies in the United States after having moved US$18 billion of his personal wealth into his Open Society Foundations.


BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to