David Thomson

David Thomson Net Worth

Net Worth: $28.1 Billion
Source of wealth:

Media (Reuters)

Full Name David Kenneth Roy Thomson
Birth Place Toronto, Canada
Date of Birth Jun 12, 1957 (age 61)
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity
Occupation Media proprietor
Height
Weight
Marital Status Divorced (Laurie Ludwick)
Children 4
Education University of Cambridge (M.A.), Upper Canada College (B.A.)
Hobbies
Last Updated
Oct 17, 2018
Rank
#27

About David Kenneth Roy Thomson

David Kenneth Roy Thomson, third Baron Thomson of Fleet, is the chairman of Thomson Reuters. This Canada media magnate’s net worth is around $26.3 billion as of 2017, according to Forbes Magazine.

David Thomson and his family are the wealthiest in Canada. They own the media and publishing fortune founded by their grandfather Roy Thomson. Thomson Reuters’ stock makes up about 70 percent of the family’s fortune. The family business is run via private holding company Woodbridge, which owns 57 percent of Thomson Reuters.

David Thomson was born on 12 June 1957 in Toronto, Canada. He attended Upper Canada College and earned his BA in history (subsequently upgraded to an MA) from Selwyn College in the University of Cambridge in 1978.

David Thomson

Thomson worked a number of positions in companies controlled by his family before being appointed the chairman of Thomson Corporation in 2006 after the death of his father. After acquiring Reuters, he became the chairman of Thomson Reuters in 2008.

David Thomson has four children, including two daughters from his first marriage, one son with is second wife and one daughter with actress Kelly Rowan. Currently this 58-year-old billionaire resides in Toronto, Ontario. He is the part owner of the National Hockey League’s Winnipeg Jets. He also has a diverse art collection.

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