Richard Yuengling, Jr.

About Richard Yuengling, Jr.

Birth Day: March 10, 1943
Birth Place: Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States
Residence: Pottsville, Pennsylvania, US
Alma mater: Lycoming College (dropped out)
Known for: Owner, Yuengling
Spouse(s): divorced
Children: 4 daughters
Parent(s): Richard Yuengling Sr.
Relatives: Frank D. Yuengling (grandfather)

Richard Yuengling, Jr.

Richard Yuengling, Jr. was born on March 10, 1943 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Dick Yuengling, fifth-generation owner of D.G. Yuengling & Son, turned his family's struggling brewery into one of America's largest beer makers. When he bought out his father in 1985, the company was producing 137,000 barrels per year; now it pumps out some 2.8 million barrels annually. After dropping out of Lycoming College, Yuengling joined the business but soon walked out following an argument with his father about modernization. He spent 11 years running a beer distributorship peddling Yuengling and its competitors to local bars and stores before buying his father out in 1985. He quickly upgraded his packaging, equipment and distributor network, then struck gold with Yuengling Lager, today responsible for about 85% of sales.
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Popular As Richard Yuengling, Jr.
Occupation Food and Beverage
Age 80 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 10, 1943 (Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States)
Birthday March 10
Town/City Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality United States

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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.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

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.

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Famous Quotes:

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.

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