What you did not know about George Soros’ wife, Tamiko Bolton! Her wiki, net worth, age, ethnicity, parents, yoga, husband
Tamiko Bolton is an entrepreneur and a licensed Creator of Japanese descent who came into the spotlight with her marriage to George Soros, the Hungarian-American billionaire philanthropist; they were wed on 21 September 2013 and are still together.
This is the third marriage for Soros, previously united to Annaliese Witschak from 1960-1983 and Susan Weber from 1983 to 2005. The second union for Bolton, who had a brief marriage from the early’90s, details unknown.
She was raised in California until she finished high school, then moved to Florida to attend the University of Miami. After completing her bachelor’s degree, she went on to earn a Master of Business Administration degree at the same university.
Tamiko Bolton’s Career
She is also a certified Yoga teacher, and advocates oriental practices for a healthy lifestyle, and has created a few entrepreneurial ventures around it that operate online. To provide further education and awareness of yoga, she launched an online platform where she teaches yoga education. She also owns a successful dietary supplement business that is internet-based.
Currently, she is a partner in Soros Fund Management and actively works with Soros in his business. She frequents world economic events in the European region and delivers subject-related speeches.
Most recently, Bolton and Soros attended a UN Summit on climate change to bring awareness to the issues, and they regularly contribute to organizations working on climate change-related issues.
When did Tamiko Bolton get married to George Soros?
Soros and Bolton met in the Spring of 2008 and started dating shortly afterwards; their engagement was announced formally in August 2012 at a party in one of Soros’s summer homes in Southampton, surrounded by their closest family and friends. Bolton was 40 years old at the time of the engagement, while Soros was 82 years old, so their age gap of over 40 years was much discussed in the media.
They were married on 21 September 2013 in a small ceremony at Soros’s Bedford, New York estate; Bolton’s dress was designed by Reem Acra, a Lebanon-born fashion designer. The wedding was officiated by Federal Judge Kimba Wood and was attended by the couple’s close friends and family, including the five children of Soros. A large reception followed the small ceremony for over 500 guests at a Westchester County complex called Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts. There were plenty of distinguished guests, including influential political figures such as Nancy Pelosi and Gavin Newsom. There was a second reception with 300 guests held at the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan.
Scandals and Controversies related to Tamiko Bolton
In 2011, Bolton came into the middle of a highly publicized $50 million lawsuit filed against Soros by his previous partner Adriana Ferreyr, who accused Soros of fraud, harassment, emotional distress, and assault.
She also claimed that Soros had promised to give her a Manhattan apartment worth $1.9 million, which he later gifted to Bolton. Soros’s attempts to dismiss the lawsuit were unsuccessful, and during the hearing, Ferreyr began physically violent and attacked Soros and his lawyers.
In 2013, Soros filed a lawsuit against Ferreyr for defamation and assault. After Soros’s marriage to Bolton, Ferreyr expected Soros to give her the apartment since Bolton no longer used it, but Soros has donated most of his assets, including the apartment, to charities.
Tamiko Bolton’s appearance and social media presence
Tamiko has a petite physique, being 5′ 4″ (1.65m) in height. She has black hair and black eyes, thanks to her Asian heritage. She likes to maintain a very low profile when it comes to her personal life, mostly looking just at charity occasions she and Soros go together.
She doesn’t have any supported active social networking profiles, but her way of life and wellness brands associated with yoga and supplements continue to be busy.
What is Tamiko Bolton’s Net Worth?
The Japanese-American entrepreneur’s exact net value is unclear because she’s connected to her husband, George Soros. In February 2019, he had a net worth of around $20 billion, according to Forbes. However, having already donated around $32 billion to charitable causes.
Bolton had a few steady companies related to wellness and health before her marriage into the billionaire. Therefore she’s quite probably financially comfortable in her own right.