Kirk Kerkorian

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Kirk Kerkorian
Գրիգոր Գրիգորյան
Kirk Kerkorian 2017 stamp of Armenia.jpg
Kerkorian on a 2017 postage stamp of Armenia
Born
Kerkor Kerkorian

(1917-06-06)June 6, 1917
DiedJune 15, 2015(2015-06-15) (aged 98)
Resting placeInglewood Park Cemetery
Citizenship
  • United States
  • Armenia (honorary)
Years active1940–2015
Spouse(s)
Hilda Schmidt
(m. 1942; div. 1951)

Jean Maree Harbour-Hardy
(m. 1954; div. 1984)

Lisa Bonder
(m. 1999; div. 1999)

Una Davis
(m. 2014; sep. 2014)
Children2
AwardsNational Hero of Armenia (2004)[1]

Kerkor "Kirk" Kerkorian (June 6, 1917June 15, 2015) was an Armenian-American billionaire, and president/CEO of Tracinda Corporation, his private holding company based in Beverly Hills, California.

Kerkorian is known as one of the important figures in shaping the city of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Kerkorian died in Beverly Hills, California on June 15, 2015, nine days after his 98th birthday.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "'National Heroes' Aznavour and Kerkorian". Asbarez. May 27, 2004.
  2. Ho, Sally; Rothwell, Steve (June 16, 2015). "Kirk Kerkorian, billionaire and Las Vegas casino mogul, dies". Associated Press. Archived from the original on June 17, 2015. Retrieved June 17, 2015.
  3. Kandell, Jonathan (June 16, 2015). "Kirk Kerkorian, Billionaire Investor in Film Studios and Casinos, Dies at 98". New York Times. Retrieved June 17, 2015.