Phil Knight was born on February 24, 1938 (age 83) in Portland, Oregon, United States. He is a celebrity Entrepreneur, Businessperson. 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).
Phil Knight is the co-founder of Nike, Inc., one of the world's largest suppliers of athletic shoes and apparel. He had served as the chairman and chief executive officer of the company in the past. Dubbed the most powerful person in sports by ˜Sports Illustrated', Knight is neither a sportsman nor the owner of a sports team, but his influence on the world of sports has been tremendous. He had always had an interest in running and was a middle-distance runner at the University of Oregon (UO) in Eugene where he studied journalism. As a college student, he was confused about his future and tried his hand working at different jobs before realizing what he actually wanted to do. He served in the army for some time and also worked as an assistant professor at Portland State University (PSU). It was only when he enrolled at the Stanford Graduate School of Business that his life purpose made itself clear to him. While working on a college assignment he came up with the idea for a sports shoe company and realized that he had found his calling. He teamed up with his former track coach, Bill Bowerman and the duo started out by selling Japanese-made running shoes in America. Eventually their business evolved into what is today one of the most famous brands of sports apparel, Nike
He fathered three children with his wife Penny.
His father owned the Oregon Journal, but refused to give him a job there. He went on to work at The Oregonian, his father's competitor.
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 Phil Knight in 2020-2021? According to Forbes, Wikipedia, IMDB, and other reputable online sources, Phil Knight has an estimated net worth of $29 Billion at the age of 83 years old in year 2021. 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
Phil Knight is alive and well and is a celebrity entrepreneur
At the age of 83, Phil Knight's 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 83) 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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