Annaliese Witschak Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Mar, 2019
Facts of Annaliese Witschak
Date of Birth: 1934 , January-3
Age: 85 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Annaliese Witschak
Birth Name Annaliese Witschak
Nick Name Annaliese Witschak
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States of America
Ethnicity white-American
Eye Color Black
Hair Color White
Face Color White
Married yes
Married to George Soros (m. 1960–1983)
Children Andrea Soros, Jonathan Soros, Robert Soros
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Annaliese Witschak is the former wife of the Hungarian-born entrepreneur, philanthropist, and investor, George Soros who shares three children with him. In fact, she is the first wife of the man who has $8.3 billion net worth as of 2019. Moreover, he has donated more than eight billion dollars to charitable organizations.

Early Life And Career of Annaliese Witschak

Annaliese Witschak was born on 3rd January 1934 in the United States of America. She was a German immigrant who was orphaned during the World War.

Witschak came to limelight during the 1960s after she married Hungarian-American investor and philanthropist, George Soros who served as chairman of Soros Fund Management.

Annaliese Witschak’s Net Worth

Annaliese Witschak hasn't revealed much about her profession to media so, her earnings and income are still under review. As she was married to the billionaire, she might have received a good amount of money from her divorce settlement, however, there is no information regarding the amount yet.

On the other side, Witschak’s former husband has an estimated net worth of $8.3 billion. He is one of the 30 richest people in the world and is the world’s richest hedge fund manager.

In 2003, Witschak purchased the 19 room mansion from American author, screenwriter, and film director and producer, Michael Crichton. He paid $21.5 million for the mansion that stands at 63 acres land area. Moreover, he is rumored to be worth $24.9 Billion dollars.

In Addition, George Soros is also known to be a philanthropist. Between 1979 and 2015, he donated more than $11 Billion to various philanthropic causes. 

Annaliese Witschak’s Personal Life

Annaliese Witschak is currently 85 years old and possibly single at the moment. Previously, she was married to George Soros, a Hungarian-American investor, and philanthropist. The duo tied the knot in 1960 and shares three children together.

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Their first child, a son Robert Daniel Soros was born in 1963. He is a founder of the Central European University in Budapest, and a network of foundations in Eastern Europe. Robert married Melissa Robin Schiff at the Temple Emanu-El in New York City.

Their second child, a daughter Andrea Soros Colombel was born on June 11, 1965. Andrea founded the Trace Foundation in 1993 that promotes the cultural continuity and sustainable development of Tibetan communities within China. Andrea’s husband's name is Eric Colombel.

Jonathan Tivadar Soros is their third child, who was born on September 10, 1970. He is a hedge fund manager and political donor, who co-founded Friends of Democracy, a super PAC dedicated to reducing the influence of money in politics in 2012. Jonathan married Jennifer Ann Allan in 1997.

After over 23-year-long conjugal relationship, Annaliese Witschak divorced from her husband George in 1983.

Following the divorce, George Soros married Susan Weber, 25 years his junior. They remained married from 1983 to 2005. They have two children: Alexander Soros born in 1985, and Gregory James Soros born in 1988.

George Soros got married for the third time to Tamiko M. Bolton in 2008 and has been living a happily married life since then. Tamiko, who is 42 years younger than George is a licensed pharmacist.

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