Sheldon Solow

About Sheldon Solow

Birth Day: July 20, 1928
Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
Residence: New York City
Alma mater: New York University (dropped out)
Occupation: Property developer
Known for: Solow Residential
Spouse(s): Mia Fonssagrives
Children: 2

Sheldon Solow

Sheldon Solow was born on July 20, 1928 in New York, New York, United States. Sheldon Solow risked everything in 1972 to build 9 West 57 Street in New York City, the tower that's known for its unobstructed views of Central Park. Its current tenants include KKR, Apollo Global Management, Tiger Global Management and Chanel. Solow is currently building a 42-story residential building overlooking the East River.
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Currently, Sheldon Solow is 92 years, 9 months and 22 days old. Sheldon Solow will celebrate 93rd birthday on a Tuesday 20th of July 2021. Below we countdown to Sheldon Solow upcoming birthday.

Popular As Sheldon Solow
Occupation Real Estate
Age 92 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born July 20, 1928 (New York, New York, United States)
Birthday July 20
Town/City New York, New York, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Sheldon Solow’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Sheldon Solow was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.

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Solow is married to Sculptor and jewelry designer Mia Fonssagrives, the daughter of Lisa Fonssagrives, a Swedish model and the French Photographer, Fernand Fonssagrives. They have two children and live in New York City. His son, Stefan Soloviev, works in the family real estate Business and runs an agriculture conglomerate called Crossroads Agriculture based in Colorado and New Mexico. He is ranked the 54th largest landowner in the United States.


In the 1970s, Solow obtained financing, and after buying out each of the many townhouses in that spot before, in collaboration with Architect Gordon Bunshaft, Solow built a 50-story office building at 9 West 57th Street. As of 2017, the building is still considered a desirable location because of its views of Central Park.


Solow is an extensive collector of modernist and renaissance art. Solow owns “Young Man Holding a Medallion” by Botticelli as well as paintings by Balthus, Henri Matisse, and Franz Kline; and sculptures by Alberto Giacometti. In February 2012, he sold a Francis Bacon painting for $33.5 million, a Joan Miro painting for $26.6 million, a Henry Moore sculpture for $30.1 million; and in February 2013, he sold an Amedeo Modigliani painting for $42.1 million. In May 2015 Solow sold Giacometti' s 1947 sculpture L'homme au doigt for $126.1 million, setting a world record for the most expensive sculpture ever sold.

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