Sid Bass

About Sid Bass

Birth Day: April 09, 1942
Birth Place: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Residence: Fort Worth
Education: Yale University Stanford Business School
Occupation: Investor, philanthropist
Spouse(s): Anne Hendricks Bass (divorced) Mercedes Bass (divorced)
Children: Hyatt Bass Samantha Bass
Parent(s): Perry Richardson Bass Nancy Lee Bass
Relatives: Sid W. Richardson (great-uncle) Lee Bass (brother) Ed Bass (brother) Robert Bass (brother) Josh Klausner (son-in-law)

Sid Bass

Sid Bass was born on April 09, 1942 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Sid Bass inherited several million from oil tycoon great-uncle Sid Richardson in 1959. He's been diversifying ever since. Bass has nurtured the careers of famed investors like Richard Rainwater. Personally negotiated $6 billion sale of Bass oilfields in 2017 with ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson. He rescused ice cream maker Blue Bell with a $125 million loan after a 2015 listeria outbreak.
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Occupation Energy
Age 81 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born April 09, 1942 (Fort Worth, Texas, United States)
Birthday April 09
Town/City Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Sid Bass’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Sid Bass was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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Sid Richardson Bass was born on April 9, 1942. His Father, Perry Richardson Bass (died 2006), built an oil fortune with uncle, Sid W. Richardson. He graduated from Yale University in 1965, and also has a degree from the Stanford Business School.


Bass took control of the family Business in 1968. His Investments include oil and gas. Along with his Father and two of his brothers, he was the largest shareholder in The Walt Disney Company from 1984 until after the stock market crash in 2001. Bass was forced to sell his Disney holdings as a result of a margin call.


His first wife was Anne Hendricks Bass. Their marriage produced 2 daughters, one being author Hyatt Bass, and ended in divorce in 1986. In 1988, Bass married the Iranian socialite Mercedes Bass (the former Mercedes Kellogg, née Mercedes Tavacoli). This marriage ended in divorce in 2011, producing no children.


Bass donated $20 million to Yale University for the study of humanities in 1990. In 2006, Bass and his second wife, Mercedes Bass, made a gift of $25 million to the Metropolitan Opera, at the time the largest individual gift in the company's history.


He was listed as the 287th richest person in the world in 2007 by Forbes, with a net worth of US$3.0 billion.

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