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Currently, Robert Rich, Jr. is 82 years, 2 months and 2 days old. Robert Rich, Jr. will celebrate 83rd birthday on a Thursday 25th of January 2024. Below we countdown to Robert Rich, Jr. upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Robert Rich, Jr.|
|Occupation||Food and Beverage|
|Age||79 years old|
|Born||January 25, 1941 (Islamorada, Florida, United States)|
|Town/City||Islamorada, Florida, United States|
Robert Rich, Jr.’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. 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.
Robert Rich, Jr. was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.
Robert E. Rich Jr. graduated from Williams College with a bachelor's degree in 1963.
In 1964 he joined Rich Products, a company started by his Father, as President of a startup subsidiary, Rich Products of Canada. Rich served in the United States National Guard from 1963 to 1969 and was a member of the Army Reserve Officer School Staff. He took time out to earn a Master of Business Administration (with honors) from the University of Rochester in 1969. Returning to the company he created the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In 1978 he was named President of Rich's. In 2006 when his Father died in Palm Beach Robert Jr inherited 56% of Rich Products and assumed the title of Chairman.
In 1983 Rich Products expanded outside food with the purchase of the Buffalo Bisons minor league baseball team. The Bisons are the AAA affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. He also owns the North West Arkansas Naturals (the AA affiliate of the Kansas City Royals), and the West Virginia Black Bears (the short-season class A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates). He is also on the Trustees Council of the University of Rochester.
Robert lives in Islamorada, Florida. He is married and has 4 children. His wife, Mindy, is vice chairman of Rich Products and has been with the company for over 24 years. Hollywood is making movie out of his memoir, "Fish Fights." The book documents his quest - to qualify for the Metropolitan South Florida Fishing Tournament Hall of Fame. He is the vice chairman of the board of trustees of the International Game Fish Association and is also a member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America. A member of the board of trustees of the Cleveland Clinic since 2002, Rich was appointed chairman in 2011.
In fall 2015, Rich's company, B.R. Guest Ltd., was given event organizing rights to a 160-acre stretch of Buffalo, New York's Outer Harbor. The company was also awarded organizing rights to the city's Canalside District in a six-to-eight-year contract beginning in 2017; B.R. Guest takes over from Comcast Spectacor, who managed the district the previous years but had continually lost money.