Tamiko Bolton, an American education consultant is the third wife of Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros. Bolton came into the limelight when she began dating Soros.
Bolton had a lot going on with her career before she met Soros. Let’s look at the career and the lifestyle of the wife of George Soros, one of the richest person on the planet.
Tamiko Bolton’s Personal Life
Tamiko Bolton was briefly married in the 1990s. However, the identity of her first husband is unknown.
Tamiko Bolton’s Engagement Ring
The engagement of Bolton and Soros received huge attention from the media. It seems like the media was interested in the ring that Soros gave Bolton. They announced their engagement at a party at Soros’ summer house in Southampton, New York in August of 2012.
The ring was reported to be a Graff diamond in a platinum setting on a rose gold band. The exact price of the ring is still undisclosed but just looking at it, the price must be hefty.
Tamiko Bolton’s Marriage with George Soros
Tamiko Bolton first met her husband, George Soros at a dinner party in 2008. After that, their love started to blossom. Soros proposed her in 2012 during a weekend visit to the Hamptons, a summer beachside colony on Long Island.
The duo married in the September of 2013. Bolton was wearing a gown designed by Reem Arca, a Lebanese-American fashion designer whose gown has been worn by many high-end celebrities including Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Lopez.
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Bolton and Soros took vows for the second and third time respectively in a small ceremony at Soros’ Bedford, New York estate. The estate previously belonged to ‘Jurassic Park’ author Michael Crichton.
The ceremony was attended by family and close friends including Soros’ five children. There were many high profile celebrities at the wedding including rock legend Bono; World Bank President, Jim Yong Kin; President of Estonia, Hendrik Toomas Ilves; President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama, and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde.
After the marriage ceremony, Soros and Bolton hosted a reception at the Caramoor Center for Music and Arts and another reception for 300 guests at the Museum of Modern Arts in Manhattan. Instead of bringing gifts, the couple asked the guests to make donations to charitable organizations like Global Witness, Harlem Children’s Zone, National Dance Institute and other charitable organization which is quite an inspirational thing to do, right?
Tamiko Bolton’s Net Worth
Tamiko Bolton has had a great career as she is a successful entrepreneur with a lot of ventures. She must have garnered a decent sum of wealth from her career. But, how much is she really worth?
Net Worth and Earnings
Bolton has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million which comes from her different business ventures and some investments.
Bolton’s husband, George Soros, on the other hand, is ranked #178 on the Forbes List of Billionaires which means he is the 178th richest man on the planet and has a net worth of $8.3 Billion. Soros is a hedge fund tycoon and investor.
Houses and Cars
Bolton and Soros currently reside in Soros’ large estate located in the Bedford Hills suburb of New York.
Soros also owns a super luxurious home that is located in Southampton, New York.
Scandals & Controversies
Tamiko Bolton was dragged into a legal battle in 2011 by Soros’ former partner, Adriana Ferreyr. Adriana filed a $50 million lawsuit against Soros stating that he had promised her a $1.9 million Manhattan apartment but rather gave it to Bolton.
Adriana slandered Tamiko to the board of the building and later on, to the lawyers. She also physically attacked Soros and his lawyer at the time. Soros filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit.
Quick Facts: Tamiko Bolton
- Tamiko Bolton was born on March 1, 1971.
- She is a partner in Soros Fund Management.
- She is a really private person and does not like to be active on social media and avoid media appearances.
- She loves Italian Cuisine and her favorite place is London.
- She attended the University of Utah and graduated and later she earned her MBA degree from the University of Utah.
- She is a licensed pharmacist.
- Tamiko Bolton started her career as a consultant working in education and health sectors.
- She started her own online business selling diet products and vitamin supplements.
- She was born in a family of Japanese descent.
- Her mother was a nurse and her father was a naval commander.
- She then started her own online business selling diet products and vitamin supplements.
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