As per our current Database, Richard Yuengling, Jr. is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Richard Yuengling, Jr. is 80 years, 8 months and 28 days old. Richard Yuengling, Jr. will celebrate 81rd birthday on a Sunday 10th of March 2024. Below we countdown to Richard Yuengling, Jr. upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Richard Yuengling, Jr.|
|Occupation||Food and Beverage|
|Age||80 years old|
|Born||March 10, 1943 (Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States)|
|Town/City||Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States|
Richard Yuengling, Jr.’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Richard Yuengling, Jr. was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.
I operate on instincts. I don't really think things out.
He started work at Yuengling in 1958, while still in high school.
In 1973, he left because he couldn't get his Father to invest and expand. He bought a wholesale beer distributor Business, working with Pabst Blue Ribbon brand and Rolling Rock, and stayed there for 11 years.
He is the fifth generation of the family to run Yuengling, and owns 100% of the company, having bought out his Father in 1985. In the 2016 edition of the Forbes 400, Dick Yuengling was ranked 361 with a net worth of $1.9 billion.
Yuengling supported the Republicans in the 2016 Presidential Election.