Philip Hampson Knight is an American billionaire businessman. He is the co-founder and chairman emeritus of Nike, Inc., and was previously chairman and CEO of the company. As of July 23, 2020, Knight was ranked by Forbes as the 24th richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$54.5 billion. He is also the owner of the stop motion film production company Laika. Knight is a graduate of the University of Oregon and Stanford Graduate School of Business. He ran track under coach Bill Bowerman at the University of Oregon, with whom he would co-found Nike.
Philip Hampson Knight
February 24, 1938
Portland, Oregon, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Oregon|
|Spouse(s)||Penelope "Penny" Knight|
|Children||2, including Travis Knight|
|Parent(s)||William W. Knight|
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Phil Knight is a co-founder of Nike, Inc., one of the world's leading athletic shoe and apparel manufacturers. He had previously served as the company's chairman and chief executive officer. Knight, who has been dubbed the most influential person in sports by Sports Illustrated, is neither a sportsman nor the owner of a sports team, yet he has had a huge impact on the world of sports. He had always enjoyed running and was a middle-distance runner while studying journalism at the University of Oregon (UO) in Eugene. He was undecided about his future as a college student and attempted a variety of professions before figuring out what he really wanted to accomplish. He worked as an assistant professor at Portland State University and served in the army for a period (PSU). It wasn't until he enrolled at Stanford Graduate School of Business that he realized what he wanted to do with his life. He came up with the idea for a sports shoe firm while working on a college assignment and thought he had found his calling. He linked up with Bill Bowerman, his former track coach, and the two began marketing Japanese-made running shoes in the United States. Eventually, their company grew into Nike, which is now one of the most well-known sportswear brands in the world.
He fathered three children with his wife Penny.
His father was the owner of the Oregon Journal, but he refused to hire him. He moved on to work for The Oregonian, a competitor of his father's.
In 1984, his company created the Air Jordan, a shoe specifically designed for superstar Michael Jordan , which went on to become one of the most popular shoe brands in the world.
Phil Knight's estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let's check, How Rich is He in 2021-2022? According to Forbes, Wikipedia, IMDB, and other reputable online sources, Phil Knight has an estimated net worth of $40 Billion at the age of 84 years old in year 2022. He has earned most of his wealth from his thriving career as a Entrepreneur, Businessperson from United States. It is possible that He makes money from other undiscovered sources
At the age of 84,
Phil Knight height is 1.80 m.
He co-founded Nike with Bill Bowerman , who was his track coach at the University of Oregon.
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● Phil Knight was born on February 24, 1938 (age 84) in Portland, Oregon, United States ● He is a celebrity entrepreneur ● His popular books are Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Cr... (2016), One Tin Soldier (2009), The Earth in Action (1981) and All at Sea: A Geograp... (1984) ● He attended Stanford Graduate School of Business (1962)● His spouse is Penny Knight (m. 1968)
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