B. Wayne Hughes

About B. Wayne Hughes

Birth Day: September 28, 1933
Birth Place: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Occupation: Businessman
Children: Tamara Gustavson B. Wayne Hughes, Jr.

B. Wayne Hughes

B. Wayne Hughes was born on September 28, 1933 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. B. Wayne Hughes cofounded Public Storage in 1972 and has since made a fortune storing Americans' excess junk. The $2.6 billion (sales) company is the world's largest self-storage business, with more than 2,300 locations throughout the U.S. and Europe. In 2011 he formed American Homes 4 Rent, a publicly-traded REIT that owns and rents out nearly 50,000 single-family homes across 22 states. Both Hughes' daughter, Tamara Hughes Gustavson, and his son, B. Wayne Hughes Jr., are billionaires.
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Currently, B. Wayne Hughes is 87 years, 6 months and 19 days old. B. Wayne Hughes will celebrate 88rd birthday on a Tuesday 28th of September 2021. Below we countdown to B. Wayne Hughes upcoming birthday.

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Occupation Service
Age 87 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born September 28, 1933 (Lexington, Kentucky, United States)
Birthday September 28
Town/City Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Nationality United States

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B. Wayne Hughesโ€™s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible

๐ŸŒ™ Chinese Zodiac Signs

B. Wayne Hughes was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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An owner of thoroughbred racehorses since 1972, his colt Action This Day won the 2003 Breeders' Cup Juvenile and was voted the Eclipse Award for Outstanding 2-Year-Old Male Horse. In June 2004 he acquired the historic 700-acre (2.8 km) Spendthrift Farm near Lexington, Kentucky. In 2013, his filly Beholder won the Breeders' Cup Distaff and was voted the Eclipse Award for American Champion Three-Year-Old Filly.


Known all his life by his middle name, B. Wayne Hughes was the company's President and Co-Chief Executive Officer from 1980 until November 1991 when he became Chairman of the Board and sole Chief Executive Officer. He retired as Chief Executive Officer in November 2002 and remains Chairman of the Board. He was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer from 1990 until March 1998 of Public Storage Properties XI, Inc., which was renamed PS Business Parks, Inc. ("PSB"), an affiliated REIT. From 1989-90 until the respective dates of merger, he was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of 18 affiliated REITs that were merged into the Company between September 1994 and May 1998 (collectively, the "Merged Public Storage REITs"). has been active in the real estate investment field for over 30 years.


Hughes is the largest donor to American Crossroads, a conservative political organization started by Karl Rove. As of 2010, Hughes has contributed $1.55 million to the organization.

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