Rick Scott is an American businesspersonality and politician who have served as the 45th Governor of Florida since 2011. Scott has served in the United States Navy before attending Dallas law firm. In 1987, he becomes the co-founder of Columbia Hospital Corporation along with his two partners. Later, his business was merged with Hospital Corporation of America as the profit healthcare company in 1989. After, he has forcefully left his position as chief executive of Columbia and exchanged by Thomas F. First Jr. and later he served as a venture capitalist. Keep reading to know more about Richard Scott net worth in 2018.
Rick Scott Early Life
Richard Lynn Scott was born on December 1, 1952, in Bloomington, Illinois. His graduation was completed from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Further, he received the degree of Law from the Dedman School of Law. After, he started serving in the University States Navy before following his career. His mother ‘Esther’ has served as Clerk and his parents divorced in 1954. Later, his mother married again to Orba Scott who was passed away in 2006.
In 1970, he has graduated from the North Kansas City high school and served in the U.S. Navy for 29 months. Later, he attended the GI Bill College and took graduation degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He got married to Frances Annette when she was just 19 at the time of high school.
Rick Scott Career, Awards and Achievements
Scott has started his career while buying the corporation of America. He worked with his partners Swanson and Johnson. Later he formed his own company and two executives in it as Charles and Richard. All type of financial things is to be done by Citicorp and the company carries a total of #3.85 billion which contains 80 million shares with the price of a single share as $47.
In 1988, he with his partner added the capital to the new company of around $125,000. After, they borrow the total of $60 million to make the hospital in El Paso. Within a year, they have made Columbia Hospital Corporation along with 833 beds in it. In 1992, the company has made a big purchase of medical facilities from American and becomes the owner of eight hospitals. Later, they made a huge purchase of stock for $3.4 billion from Humana Inc. and become the owner of more than 90 hospitals. He has a total of 82% stock in the company which is combined.
Awards and Achievements
Scott has achieved different achievements while working on his own company. His name was considered in America’s Most Influential People with the list of 25 and published in the Time Magazine in 1996. After he got the silver award for being the CEO of the year and the honor was given by Financial World magazine. While pursuing in the Columbia University School of Nursing, he got the Second Century Award for the purpose of good health care in the year 1995.
Net Worth of Rick Scott
Rick is an American Business personality who has made a net worth of around $250 million. He started generating revenue from the company which he started while joining with two partners. In 2012, his earning was counted as $83.8 million and later $132.7 million in 2013. After investing a huge amount while purchasing different hospitals, he has earned revenue of $147 million at the end of 2015. He spread his company with 80 hospitals and becomes the owner of 82% and earns $149 million in 2016.
Scott has been served as a politician and businessman but known for his Columbia Hospital Corporation. He started as a businessman while investing a huge amount after serving in U.S. Navy for about 29 months. Later, he spread his company while opening several branches in all over the United States.