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Facts About Jeffrey Epstein
|70 Years Old
|Jeffrey Edward Epstein
|Place Of Birth
|New York City, New York
|Lafayette High School
|New York University
|6 feet 0 inch
|Pauline Epstein and Seymour Epstein
|Coney Island, New York
|August 10, 2019
|Place Of Death
|New York, New York
|Best Known For
|Served prison for soliciting an underage girl for prostitution in 2008
Jeffrey Edward Epstein, popularly known as Jeffrey Epstein was a Jewish-American financier and registered sex offender. He started his career at the investment bank, Bear Stearns. He later formed his own firm J. Epstein & Co. He was convicted of soliciting an underage girl for prostitution in 2008. He served 13 months in custody with work release. He was arrested again in July 2019 for sex trafficking.
What is Jeffrey Epstein Famous For?
- Served prison for soliciting an underage girl for prostitution in 2008.
- Arrested again in July 2019 on federal charges for sex trafficking.
Where was Jeffrey Epstein Born?
Jeffrey Epstein was born on 20 January 1953. His birth name is Jeffrey Edward Epstein. His birth place is in New York City, New York in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He was born to a Jewish family. He grew up in Coney Island, New York. He has a younger brother named Mark.
He attended Lafayette High School, where he graduated in 1969. After high school, he attended classes at Cooper Union. He dropped out in 1971. He later attended the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. He dropped out without graduating.
During his initial career years, he taught calculus and physics at the Dalton School in Manhattan.
He then started working as an options trader in the special products division at Bear Stearns in 1976.
He became a limited partner at Bear Stearns in 1980.
He founded his own financial management firm, J. Epstein & Co. in 1982.
His company managed the assets of clients with more than US$1 billion in net worth.
He changed the name of his firm to the Financial Trust Company.
Epstein and Mortimer Zuckerman committed up to $25 million to finance Radar in 2004. They both are equal partners in the venture.
Police started an undercover investigation of Epstein after a woman contacted police in March 2005 that her 14-years-old stepdaughter had been taken to Epstein's mansion, where she was allegedly paid $300 to strip and massage Epstein. The Federal Bureau of Investigation also become involved in the investigation. The investigator found that Epstein paid several escorts to perform sexual acts on him and some of the girls involved were under 18.
Prince Andrew, Duke of York was one of the powerful men involved. FBI received accounts from 36 girls whose allegations of molestation by Epstein included overlapping details. Several women filed a lawsuit against Epstein.
Epstein pleaded guilty in June 2008 to a single state charge of soliciting prostitution from girls as young as 14. He was sentenced to 18 months in prison with work release. He was allowed to his downtown office for up to 12 hours a day and six days a week. He served 13 months in prison and was released on probation.
He was registered in New York State as a level three sex offender upon release.
He was arrested on 6 July 2019 at Teterboro Airport in New Jersey on sex trafficking charges. He was charged with sex trafficking and conspiracy to traffic minor for sex.
Who was Jeffrey Epstein Married To?
Jeffrey Epstein is unmarried. He has dated several women in the past. Detail information about his affair is not available at present.
What were Jeffrey Epstein Body Measurements?
Jeffrey Epstein stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inch tall. He has a body weight of 180 lbs. He has an average body build. He has hazel eyes and his hair color is grey.
What was Jeffrey Epstein Net Worth?
He owns the Herbert N. Straus Hose on East 71st Street in the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. It is the largest private residence in Manhattan. He also owns a villa in Palm Beach, apartment in Paris, a ranch with a hilltop mansion in Stanley, New Mexico, and a private island near Saint Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. He earns from his business ventures. His net worth is estimated at $1 billion.
Trivias About Jeffrey Epstein You Need To Know.
- He made an unsuccessful bid to acquire New York magazine in 2003.
- He owned a private Boeing 727, nicknamed "Lolita Express" by media due to his conviction and the accusations of sexual involvement with underage girls.
- Several high profile personnel including Bill Clinton, George Stephanopoulos, Donald Trump, Katie Courice, and Woody Allen have attended his parties.
- His Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation funds science research and education.
- He established the Program for Evolutionary Dynamics at Harvard University with a $30 million gift.