Amos Hostetter, Jr. Net Worth
He set out with an MBA and $1,500 in the 1960s to invest in a cable TV company that eventually became Continental Cablevision.
He sold it to US West for $11 billion in 1996.
His family’s Barr Foundation donates tens of millions of dollars each year to support the arts and education and fight climate change.
Hostetter also runs Pilot House Ventures, an early-stage investment firm.
Amos Hostetter, Jr. is a member of Media
Age, Biography and Wiki
|Who is it?||Chair, Pilot House Associates|
|Birth Day||January 12, 1937|
|Birth Place||Boston, Massachusetts, United States|
|Age||83 YEARS OLD|
|Residence||Boston, Massachusetts, US|
|Alma mater||Amherst College (B.A., Economics, 1958)|
Harvard University (M.B.A., 1961)
|Known for||MediaOne/Continental Cablevision|
|Spouse(s)||Barbara Lynn Walsh|
|Parent(s)||Amos Hostetter Sr.|
Net worth: $3.8 Billion (2022)
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Hostetter is the son of the late Amos Hostetter, a prominent trader at Commodities Corporation and Hayden Stone. He attended the Pingry School for his secondary education and graduated in the Class of 1954. After graduating from Amherst College in 1958 with a B.A. in Economics, he obtained a M.B.A from Harvard University in 1961.
In 1963, Hostetter and his college roommate and fraternity brother, H. Irving Grousbeck, founded Continental Cablevision in Fostoria, Ohio and Tiffin, Ohio. At the time of the company’s sale in 1996 to US West, it was the largest privately owned cable company.
In 1982, Hostetter married Barbara Lynn Walsh. They have three children; Caroline, Elizabeth, and Tripp.
In 2003, Hostetter purchased the historic Second Harrison Gray Otis House on Mount Vernon Street in Boston for an estimated $12 million.