In the New York/Wall Street finance circles, Anthony Scaramucci was well known among his peers for the relative success he was able to achieve. He spent a few years at Goldman Sachs as the Vice President in private wealth management before establishing his very own investment firm; Skybridge Capital II LLC. His tremendous impact in the financial sector earned him the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in New York, under the Financial Services Category.
The entrepreneur and investment banker later went ahead to become a household name in America following his short spell as the White House Director of Communications. During his time in that politically appointed position that lasted for about 10 days, from July 21 to July 31, 2017, he publicly made disparaging statements about certain members of Donald Trump‘s administration, which prompted the president to fire him. Learn more interesting facts about his life, career, financial value and personal relationships below.
The prominent financier was born to a family of Italian ancestry in Long Island, New York on the 6th of January, 1964. His father was a construction officer named Alexander Scaramucci while his mother is Marie DeFeo Scaramucci. He has two siblings; David and Susan.
Anthony Scaramucci attended Paul D. Schreiber Senior High School in Port Washington where he occupied the position of student council president. He then went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Tufts University before enrolling at Harvard University where he got his Juris Doctor degree.
Soon after his graduation from Harvard, Scaramucci got a job in the investment banking division at Goldman Sachs in 1989. He was, however, laid off in the following year. But as things would pan out, he got rehired two months later, although to the company’s Equities division.
In 1996, Anthony Scaramucci left Goldman Sachs to co-found Oscar Capital Management with his associate; Andrew Borchardt. By 2001, Neuberger Berman bought Oscar Capital, which was later sold to Lehman Brothers two years later. Despite all the changes in ownership, Scaramucci maintained a prominent position in the company, serving as its managing director.
In 2005, the investment banker went ahead to establish a global alternative investment company called Skybridge Capital. He remained the owner of the company for about 12 years before selling it off to Ron Translatlantic EG and HNA Capital (U.S.) Holding. As a result of this, he relinquished his co-managerial position.
To further broaden his horizon, Scaramucci moved to have a career in television as he was made the host of the Tv show Wall Street Week. He also further made regular guest appearances on Fox Business Network and Fox News Channel. In addition to those endeavors, he began writing, authoring multiple books like Goodbye Gordon Gekko: How to Find Your Fortune Without Losing Your Soul (2010).
As of 2019, Anthony Scaramucci works as the Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Export-Import Bank of the United States.
Anthony Scaramucci Family – His Marriage, Wife, Children, and Divorce
Anthony Scaramucci has been married twice. His first marriage was to Lisa Miranda. The couple were together for 23 years before separating in 2011 and then concluding divorce proceedings in 2014. Together, they have three children; sons Anthony Scaramucci Jr., Alexander Scaramucci, and daughter Amelia Demilo Scaramucci.
Soon after separating from Lisa, Scaramucci started dating Deidre Ball who was his staff at Skybridge Capital. The pair welcomed their first child together in early 2014 before deciding to exchange marital vows that same year on July 11. Surprisingly, their marriage looked to be ending as they separated just three years later when Ball was pregnant with their second child. She filed for divorce but had a change of mind four months later and decided not to go ahead with it.
Scaramucci and Ball worked out their differences and got back together, as they experience a whole new marital bliss. As of now, they have two children; Nicholas and James Scaramucci.
Anthony Scaramucci has made a notable mark in the global finance sector, accumulating huge wealth for himself along the way. In 2016, the entrepreneur and former investment banker was ranked Number 85 on Worth Magazine’s Power 100: The 100 Most Powerful People in Global Finance. With this, it is no surprise to find out that he has an estimated net worth of $200 million.