W. Herbert Hunt

About W. Herbert Hunt

Birth Day: March 06, 1929
Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, United States
Residence: Dallas, Texas
Occupation: Heir, owner of 25% of Halcon
Children: 5
Parent(s): H. L. Hunt Lyda Bunker
Relatives: Margaret Hunt Hill, H. L. Hunt III, Nelson Bunker Hunt, Caroline Rose Hunt, and Lamar Hunt (siblings)

W. Herbert Hunt

W. Herbert Hunt was born on March 06, 1929 in Dallas, Texas, United States. One of 15 children (by three women) of legendary oil wildcatter H.L. Hunt. With brother Nelson Bunker Hunt (d. 2014), he tried to corner the world silver market until the price of the metal collapsed 80% in 1980. Hunt endured in the oil business; in 2013 he sold his Bakken oilfield acreage to publicly-traded Halcon Resources for $1.5 billion cash and stock. He owns a refinery in Louisiana and oil company Petro-Hunt.
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Popular As W. Herbert Hunt
Occupation Energy
Age 94 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 06, 1929 (Dallas, Texas, United States)
Birthday March 06
Town/City Dallas, Texas, United States
Nationality United States

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W. Herbert Hunt 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.

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William Herbert Hunt was born in 1929 to Lyda Bunker and the oil well wildcatter H. L. Hunt.


In the 1970s Hunt and his brother Nelson Bunker Hunt acquired 195 million ounces of silver, worth nearly $10 billion at the peak. When the price of silver collapsed 80% in 1980 the brothers lost their fortune in the silver trading scandal called Silver Thursday; together they lost a billion dollars. william Herbert Hunt went bankrupt in 1990, but came back to power years later.


In 2012, Hunt sold his company Petro-Hunt’s stake in the Bakken shale field to Halcon Resources for $1.45 billion, lifting his net wealth to an estimated $3 billion or more.

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