Ed Snider Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19 Apr, 2016
Facts of Ed Snider
Date of Birth: 1933 , January-6
Age: 89 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Ed Snider
Birth Name Edward Malcolm Snider
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Washington, D.C
Ethnicity White
Profession Chairman of Comcast Spectacor
Net Worth $ 2.5 billion
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Married Yes
Married to Lin Spivak (m. 20132016), Christine Decroix (m. 20042009), Myrna Snider Thomas (m. ?1981)
Children 6
Divorce Yes
Education University of Maryland, College Park
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Edward Malcolm Snider, known better as Ed Snider was known best as the chairman of Comcast Spectator and was the owner of the Philadelphia Flyers. His bio and wiki page has been searched widely after his death on the 11th of April, 2016 after a 2 year long battle with cancer. He was born on the 6th of January, 1933 and has been known for his career which focused mainly on the sports fraternity.

Snider was born in Washington D.C and was enrolled in the University of Maryland and bought the Philadelphia Eagles on 1964. He has acquired a huge number of businesses and has managed to be the owner of the PRSIM and the all-sports radio station WIP. His career credits also include becoming the chairman of the Comcast Spectator. The company, based in Philadelphia was a sports and entertainment company. The Comcast Company owned the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League and was hugely popular amongst the hockey fans all around the world. He was also the owner of the Wells Fargo center as well as the sports network named the Comcast Sports Net which was dedicated entirely to spots. Also, this personal owned the Global Spectrum a management company of international Facilities. This persona contributed greatly to the fields of sports and his contributions shall surely be remembered for a long time to come.

Snider was known to be suffering from bladder cancer. He announced on 2014 that he was cancer free but the cancer however returned shortly afterwards. Due to the complications he faced due to cancer, he dies on the 11th of April, 2016 at his house in California. 

Snider was married for a total of four times. He has six children and 15 grandchildren in total. His children are named Samuel, Sarena, Tina, Lindy, Criag and Jay. He married Myrna Gordon first. They got a divorce following problems between them on 1981. After this, he got married to model Martha McGeary and they had two children together. This relationship too could not stand for a long time and they got a divorce after some time. He then married Belgian national Christine Decoris on 2004. The couple was together since their wedding for five years before they decided to split on 2009. He was married to his fourth wife Lin Spivak at the time of his death. They got married on the Valentine’s Day 2013 and were doing pretty well together before the time of his death.

Snider has been known to have a net worth of a whopping 2.5 billion dollars. All his endeavors in the sports fraternity were responsible for the accumulation of such a huge amount of net worth. He has managed to earn a huge salary over the years thus leading to the accumulation of such a huge amount of net worth and will be remembered for the endeavors he has had in sports industry in the years to come.