Dan Gilbert

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Full Name Dan Gilbert
Age 58 Years Old
Nick Name Dan
Gender Male
Famous As Businessman
Birth Date January 17, 1962
Birth Place Detroit, Michigan

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Dan Gilbert had a stroke in hospital

Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert suffered a stroke in the hospital Sunday and had a catheter-based procedure immediately, the company confirmed late Monday. Following the procedure, the billionaire businessman was moved to the intensive-care unit to recover, Quicken CEO Jay Farner said in a statement, which revealed further details about what had sent the 57-year-old to seek medical treatment. "Dan is awake, responsive and resting comfortably," Farner said. "Dan and his family are immensely grateful to the doctors and nurses whose early intervention is already paying dividends toward his recovery," Farner said Gilbert had not been feeling well Sunday morning and a family friend took him to the hospital, reported previously as Royal Oak Beaumont. Farner said more updates will come as additional details are learned. He added that Gilbert's companies will continue to operate normally. Gilbert had been expected to deliver a keynote speech on Wednesday at the annual Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island. Bill Emerson, vice chairman of Quicken, will take his place. 

How old is Dan Gilbert?

Dan Gilbert celebrated his 57th birthday on January 17 as of 2010. 

Where did Dan Gilbert go to school?

Dan Gilbert was born on 17th January 1962 to the Jewish parents in Detroit, Michigan, the U.S. as Daniel Gilbert. There are no relevant records currently available regarding his family background and childhood. As per his education, he joined Southfield-Lathrup High School and then head on to gain a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University. He then began pursuing his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree at Wayne State University Law School after graduating from Michigan State University. His horoscope sign is Capricorn and his ethnicity is White. He also has a younger brother named Gary Gilbert.

How tall is Dan Gilbert?

This billionaire stands at a below average height of 5 feet 5 inches which translates to 1.67 meters. The weight and other details about his body measurements will be added soon. 

How much Dan Gilbert makes money in a year?

Dan is a very successful businessman and he has earned a lot of money. He has the estimated net worth of US$ 5.7 billion as of September 2017. He has an estimated net worth of $6.3 B as of 2018. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated to have $7.3 Billion. As he is a businessman himself, he does not require any salary. His source of earning is from his business career. 

Who is Dan Gilbert's wife?

Dan Gilbert is a married man. He tied the knot with Jennifer Gilbert and together, they have been blessed with five kids. Two of his children’s names are Grant Gilbert and Nick Gilbert. His wife serves on the Gilbert Family Neurofibromatosis Institute at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and also serves on the boards of ORT America and the Israeli and Overseas Committee of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. The couple is living a happy life as of today. 

How tall is Dan Gilbert?

Dan has a height of 5 feet 5 inches. His weight is currently unknown. He possesses black hair color and brown color eyes. His other body details will be added soon. 

How did Dan Gilbert start Quicken Loans?

  • In the year 1985, Dan Gilbert founded Rock Financial with his younger brother Gary Gilbert.
  • Later, the company grew into one of the largest independent mortgage lenders in the United States.
  • It launched its internet strategy and quickly positioned itself as the fastest-growing direct mortgage lender online in 1990. 
  • Then, the company became the largest retail mortgage lender by volume in the United States in 2017. 
  • The Software company Intuit Inc. purchased Rock Financial and renamed it to Quicken Loans in the year 2000. 
  • He remained in the company as the CEO and in 2002, he joined with a small group of investors to repurchase his company. 
  • He continues to work in the home loan company as the capacitated Chairman.
  • He has a majority share owner of the NBA giant, the Cleveland Cavaliers since March 2005. 
  • He undertook an extensive overhaul of the team to front office staff from coaching staff and players.
  • In the year 2011, he moved from the G League to Canton, Ohio to the New Mexico Thunderbirds, where he renamed the team to the Canton Charge and made them an affiliate team of the Cleveland Cavaliers. 
  • He brought over the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League in the year 2012.
  • The Cavs won six Central Division championships (2009, 2010, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), five Eastern Conference championships (2007, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), and one NBA championship (2016) which ended the 52-year Cleveland sports curse. 
  • Gilbert's Lake Erie (now Cleveland) Monsters won the AHL's top prize - the Calder Cup - giving Gilbert two championships within eight days in 2016. 

What awards has Dan Gilbert achieved?

Quicken Loans

  • 14-time winner: JD Power Highest Customer Satisfaction Award (nine for Primary Mortgage Origination, five for Mortgage Servicing)
  • 13-time Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For (2005-2017)

Cleveland Cavaliers

  • 2016 NBA Champion
  • 2016 Best Team ESPY Award

Cleveland Monsters

  • 2016 Calder Cup Champion