- Tilman Fertitta bio
- Tilman Fertitta age and family
- Tilman Fertitta career
- Tilman Fertitta house and net worth
- Tilman Fertitta wife
- Tilman Fertitta wiki and facts
Tilman Fertitta is an American television personality and the billionaire businessman. He is the chairman, CEO, and sole owner of Landry’s, Inc which is one of the largest restaurant corporations in the U.S. He is also the owner of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Houston Rockets. His birth name is Tilman Joseph Fertitta. Fertitta is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
Tilman Fertitta age and family
Tilman Fertitta was born on 25th June 1957 in Galveston, Texas, in the United States of America. He has two siblings named as Victor Fertitta and Todd Fertitta. His father Vic is an owner of a seafood restaurant on Galveston Island. He completed his education attending at Texas Tech University and the University of Houston majoring in business administration and hospitality management.
Tilman Fertitta career
Moving towards his professional growth, he began to help his father in his restaurant business peeling shrimps. While he was studying in high school, he began investing in the stock market. At the young age of 23 years old, he took out a bank loan of 6000 dollars to start his first business. He opened a hotel in a seaside in Galveston. Then in 1980, he became a partner in Landry’s Seafood restaurant. After that in 1986, he sold his hotel and bought a majority stake in Landry’s. later, he became the chairman and CEO of the company. After few years, he bought restaurants in Kemah, Texas. Along with his restaurant business, he founded a construction and development business in the 1980s. He bought the Holiday Inn on the Beach, the Hilton Galveston Island Resort, Golden Nugget Casinos in the year 2003, 2004 and 2005 respectively. Since then he opened casinos in Biloxi, Mississippi, Atlantic City, New Jersey, and Lake Charles, Louisiana.
By the year 2013, Landry's, Inc. owned and operated more than 500 restaurants, casinos, hospitality locations, several aquariums and amusement parks. Tilman Fertitta was inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame in 2004, becoming the second-youngest Texan to ever earn that distinction, behind only Michael Dell. In the year 2016, he was featured in a reality television show called Billion Dollar Buyer. The show was premiered on 22nd March 2016 on CNBC. He helped to create the Houston Texans as an NFL team. But later he sold his franchise. He also served as the director of the NBA team Houston Rockets. During his tenure, the team won NBA titles during the 1993–94 and 1994–95 seasons. In September 2017, he signed a definitive agreement to purchase the Rockets for an amount of 2.2 billion dollars which is a record sale price for an NBA franchise.
Tilman Fertitta house and net worth
Talking about Tilman Fertitta house, he owns a large and luxurious mansion in Houston. He originally has eight houses and his yacht. He has a Yacht called Boardwalk which is 50 m long and can carry 12 people in 6 cabins with 10 people in 5 cabins. The value of the Yacht is around 40 million dollars. He and his wife have their homes in various places including Galveston, Texas, Las Vegas, New York and Colorado. He also owns two private jet and Houston Rockets. As per the recent facts of 2018, Tilman Fertitta net worth is said to be more than 4.4 billion dollars.
Tilman Fertitta wife
Focusing on his personal life, he tied his knot to Paige Fertitta. His wife always supported him in his business. After their marriage, the couple was blessed with four children named as Michael, Patrick, Blayne, and Blake. She is a philanthropist and is engaged with the First Baptist Academy. She also organizes various events for the benefit of the Children’s Cancer Center at M.D. Anderson.
Tilman Fertitta wiki and facts
If anyone wants to know more about Tilman Fertitta wiki, then one can go through the most searched sites like Wikipedia and IMDb. He is also active on various social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 104,406 likes and 105,081 followers on Facebook. In the same way, he has approximately 41.8k followers and around 84.5k followers on Twitter.