Lynn Forester de Rothschild (Lady de Rothschild) is an American businesswoman. She was born in the year 1954 on the 12th of July in new jersey, united states. She is the chief executive officer of E.L Rothchild, which is a holding company in the partnership with her third husband, Evelyn Robert de Rothschild, who is also a member of the Rothchild family.
Her company operates the investment in the Economist group, which is the owner of the magazine The Economist. She does support many politicians publically, including Hillary Clinton, and she has also established the coalition for inclusive capitalism.
Early and Personal Life of Lynn Forester de Rothschild
Lynn Forester was born in Bergen Country in new jersey which is a suburb of the greater new york city, and later she was raised in Oradell in New Jersey, she is the only girl child to her parents and has three brothers. The name of her mother is Annabelle, and her father’s name is John Kenneth Forester, who was president and owner of the General aviation aircraft service in New Jersey.
She studied at the Pomona College, and later she also studied in Columbia law school, where she volunteered for the US Senate campaign for the Democrat Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Later she studied law at the Graduate Institute Of International Studies, which is in Geneva in Switzerland.
Lynn Forester has been married three times, the name of her first husband is Alexander Hartley Platt who was from new jersey in the year 1978, She married the second time in the year 1983 with Andrew Stein. The latter was president of Manhatten Borough, and together they had two children. After ten years of their relationship, they got divorced in the year 1993.
She got married the third time to Evelyn de Rothschild, whom she met in the Bilderberg Group conference in Scotland in the year 2000 in November. She was the second wife of Evelyn de Rothschild. At the time of their marriage, they were invited to the white house by the Clintons.
Lynn Forester de Rothschild Career
After she completed her education at the law school from the Graduate Institute of international studies, she started working as an associate at Simpson Thacher and Bartlett, who was a law firm for four years. After that, in 1980, she started working for John Kluge, who was a billionaire businessman working in telecommunications, her work was to help him acquire small telecommunication companies that held local cellular licenses.
After that Rothchilds invested in many telecommunications businesses across Europe and North America in partnership with Motorola, in 2012, she claimed that she had amassed a nine-figure fortune by the late 1990s.
Rothchilds became an executive vice president at Metromedia. and was the largest shareholder in the Tpi communications, which is the provider of paging and wireless data in Latin America with Motorola.
Beneath the management of Lynn forester, TPI tripled its size, and the company also expanded its operations in Puerto Rico into Latin America. In 1995 she sold her stake to Motorola for 80 to 100 million dollars.
In 1995, Rothschild founded a broadband wireless company named first mark communications. In the same year, she left her US interests so that she can focus on international opportunities. Then in 1998, she founded the company in Europe named Firstmark Communication Europe, which was also a wireless broadband internet company. The company had licenses in many countries like Finland, Switzerland, Spain, Luxembourg, France, and Germany, and she sold the company in June 2000 in a 1 billion dollar financing, which was the most comprehensive private equity placement in the history of telecommunication sector in Europe.
She is also active in politics and also sits on the board of McCain Institute. She is also a member of the council of foreign relations, the Chatham House, and the Institute for strategic studies. She is also a member of the International Advisory Council of Asia House and the Foreign Policy Association in the United States of America.
Net Worth of Lynn Forester de Rothschild
It is not precisely known what Lynn Forester’s worth in 2020 is. But in 2012, she claimed that she had amassed a nine-figure fortune by the late 1990s. She is also married to Evelyn de Rothschild, whose estimated net worth is $20 billion. The main source of her income is E.L Rothchild, which is a holding company, and also she has sold her stakes in many companies in the past.