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Gordon Sondland Net Worth

Gordon Sondland is an American businessman and a diplomat. He is the United States Ambassador to the European Union. As of 2019, Gordon Sondland net worth is estimated to be $60 million.

Sondland was born on July 16, 1957, in Seattle, Washington to a Jewish family. His parents Gunther Sondland and Frieda fled Europe during the Holocaust first to Uruguay and then to Seattle where they opened a dry-cleaning business. He went to the University of Washington but dropped later to become a real estate salesman.

As a businessman, Sondland is the founder and former chairman of Provenance Hotels. His company Provenance Hotels, owns and manages hotels throughout the United States including in Washington, Oregon, Tennessee, and Louisiana. In addition to that, he is also a principal in Seattle’s Paramount Hotel. In 2015, Sondland and Provenance Hotels announced the establishment of the company’s first real estate investment fund, Provenance Hotel Partners Fund I. After he was appointed as U.S. Ambassador to EU by Trump, Sondland’s name was removed from the Provenance Hotel’s website and was replaced with his wife who is now listed as the chairman.

Regarding his political involvement, Sondland was appointed as a member of the Commission on White House Fellows by President George W. Bush. He was also a bundler for Mitt Romney’s 2012 Presidential campaign. In the 2016 United States presidential election, Sondland donated $1 million to the Donald Trump committee.

Sondland was confirmed as the United States Ambassador to the European Union on June 28, 2018, by Senate. He is now involved in a Trump Ukraine scandal.

Regarding his personal life, Sondland married Katherine Durant in 1993. Katherine is the founder and managing partner of Atlas/RTG, a holding company with a portfolio of shopping centers throughout Oregon. Together they have two children named Max and Lucy.

Gordon Sondland Net Worth

Sondland’s net worth is estimated to be more than $60 million. He earned most of his fortune through the hotel industry on the west coast, especially in Portland, Oregon. According to some sources, Sondland’s art collection is worth at least $25 million.

 

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