Who was Jeffrey Epstein?
He was a millionaire financier. He was born in January 1953. He died by suicide in August 2019. He is the founder of J. Epstein &CO. He was a convicted sex offender.
Start of His Career
He started in the 1970s as an assistant floor trader. He then became an options trader at Bear Sterns. Within 4 years he became a partner. But he was asked to leave the company one year later.
He then founded his own consulting firm named. Intercontinental Assets Group Inc. IAG assisted in recovering stolen money from fraudulent brokers and lawyers.
In 1988 Epstein founded his own financial management firm. It was named, J. Epstein & Company. The company managed the assets of clients with a net worth of more than US$1 billion.
Jeffrey Epstein Net Worth
His net worth was estimated at US$ 500 million. According to the Paradise Papers and Swiss Leaks documents his wealth was spread across the globe. During his life he donated more than US$ 30 million to good causes.
In 2007 he was convicted in a Florida state court of soliciting a prostitute and of procuring an under-18 girl for prostitution. He served 13 months in custody with work release.
In 2019 he was arrested again on federal charges for sex trafficking of minors in Florida and New York.
He apparently committed suicide by hanging in his jail in the Manhattan Correctional Center.
He was the owner of a Boeing 727 private jet. The Boeing was built in 1969, but was frequently upgraded to modern standards.
Is has the capacity for 29 passengers, in VIP transport. The jet has a dedicated bed room with private bathroom. See some interior photos hereunder.
It is powered by 3 Pratt & Whitney engines. It has a top speed of 632 miles. Her range is more than 2,700 nm. Which is enough to cross the Atlantic Ocean.
A rough estimation is US$ 5 million.
Famous guests were Donald Trump, Astronaut and former Senator John Glenn, former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres and Alan Dershowitz, a Harvard Law professor. Other guests were former President Bill Clinton, the actor Kevin Spacey and the supermodel Naomi Campbell.