Philip Frederick Anschutz is an American oil business tycoon and philanthropist. Most of his income is sourced from his oil corporations, land ownership, rail and petroleum businesses, entertainment and sports related investments. He was born on December 28, 1939 in Russell city of Kansas.
Philip is the Co-founder of the Major Soccer League, and many sports teams such as the Chicago Fire, Los Angeles Galaxy, Houston Dynamo, New York / New Jersey Metro Stars and San Jose Earthquakes. He also owns major stakes in the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Kings including stadiums StubHub Center, the world famous Staples Center and London’s O2 Arena.
Let us now look at the glorious Anschutz Family
Anschutz Grandparents – Carl Anschutz
Philip’s grandfather was a Russian immigrant to the US and was an investor and businessman. He was the man behind the Farmers State Bank and was already a respected and wealthy man in all of Kansas.
Anschutz Parents – Frederick Benjamin & Marian Pfister Anschutz
Philip’s father was into an oil drilling business and also invested in lands, especially ranches. The family was a wealthy one and had political connections from the very beginning. His mother Marian was a homemaker.
Anschutz Cousin – Wendall Anschutz
Wendall Anschutz, the famous TV news anchor for KCTV is Philip’s first cousin. They both grew up in Kansas and Wendall is a graduate from the University of Kansas in Speech and Drama.
Anschutz Spouse – Nancy Anschutz
Philip is married to Nancy Anschutz and they have three children together. He had met her when he was just 16 years old and the couple leads a private life in their home located at Denver, Colorado.
Anschutz Children – Christian, Elizabeth & Sarah
Philip has 2 daughters and a son.
Sarah Anschutz is the oldest daughter of Philip and Nancy Anschutz. She was born in the year 1971 and is married to Christopher William Hunt.
Elizabeth Anschutz is the middle child and second born of Philip Anschutz. She was born in the year 1974 and is involved with the Anschutz Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by her parents.
Christian Anschutz is the youngest child and only son of Anschutz. He is currently the Managing Director at Western Development Group, a corporation owned by his father.
As of 2015, Philip Anschutz has a net worth of USD 11.9 billion. This makes him the 104th richest person in the world and the 42nd richest in the US.