George Soros is well known for his acts of giving and supporting the community as a whole. However, in the recent past, the renowned philanthropist has been involved in politics in one way or another. In 2004, the billionaire investor donated a huge sum of money to support the democratic politics. Reliable sources indicated that Soros gave about $27 million to fund the Democratic campaigns.However, George’s support for the democratic politics did not end with the 2004 elections. In the previous US’s elections, George’s influence was profoundly felt. The prominent investor fully backed Hillary Clinton and her campaigns. On the first phase, Soros gave more than $25 million to cater for Clinton’s campaigns and party meetings. Close sources say that Soros went ahead to donate an addition to the $25 million.
During that period, Soros, a renowned trader had invested more than $24.9 billion on the risky currency trades as the Election Day neared. Both Hillary and Soros share more than 25 years of friendship and Soros had promised to attend Clinton’s nomination as the party’s presidential candidate. However, based on the dynamic state of European economic situation, Soros had decided to cancel his trip.In the recent past, Soros has actively played a role in the US elections. As professionals would say, in the past election, Soros was driven by a strong faith in Clinton and believe that she is the only candidate suitable to hold the US leadership.
About George Soros
Globally, George Soros is a renowned and successful investor. Soros was ranked by Forbes among the top richest investors in the world with a Net Worth of about $25.2 billion. Soros past is filled with challenge, but all that did not hinder him from becoming the man he is today. The 85-year’s old investor was born and raised in Hungary. However, while growing up, Soros and his family fled the country and Soros went to the London School of Economics.At a very tender age, Soros had a character of working smart, an exceptional character that he holds till date. While schooling, Soros worked as a railway porter and waiter to raise his cash.
Later, Soros moved to New York and started serving at Wall Street. In 1969, Soros launched his hedge fund which was later rebranded to Quantum Fund. George Soros works in close cooperation with Dawn Fitzpatrick, who acts as a CIO in the daily management of the Soros Fund Management. Dawn joined the firm a few months ago and had a working experience with Soros. Before, Dawn used to work at the Wall Street and hence the fact that Soros brought her means that she is more than talented in what she does.