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The world of business has seen some incredible people that have worked to come to the top of their world.
Among these business magnates is David Thomson. He is a prominent businessman who has taken himself beyond the limits of his family's business empire.
Let us take a look at the financial details of David Thomson, with details of his net worth and his annual earnings. David Thomson has an incredibly massive net worth. The family business and his own business career have seen him become the master of an enormous net worth. This net worth is estimated to be somewhere in the region of $49.2 billion. This net worth of $49.2 billion sees David Thomson and the family ranked 26th on the list of Forbes World Billionaires List. It is a net worth that was already large when his father was at the rein, and this has only continued to grow under the current Baron Thomson. In addition to this, David Thomson and his family are the richest people in Canada.
This net worth is incredibly diversified. David Thomson has invested heavily in the work of art, and it remains one of his primary interests.
Baron Thomson has a very large annual income. While details of his annual income are not known, the primary source of income for David Thomson comes from being at the helm of a media magnate. In addition to this, the family has several shares in different organizations such as Thomson Reuters and Winnipeg Jets.
While the exact height of David Thomson is not known, he has been described as a tall man with blue eyes.
David Thomson is 64 years of age. The billionaire from Canada was born in the June of 1957, and he turns 65 in the year 2022.
On June 12, 1957, David Thomson was born in Toronto, Canada. He was born as the oldest of the children of Kenneth Thomson, who was the second Baron Thomson of Fleet, and Marilyn Lavis. David Thomson also had two siblings, a sister named Taylor Thomson and a brother Peter Thomson. While details of Taylor Thomson are not known, Peter Thomson is a racecar driver.
David attended the Upper Canada College and the Hall School. For his University, David Thomson chose the Selwyn College, Cambridge. He received a Bachelor of Arts during his time at the University at Selwyn College.
David Thomson has had several relationships during his life.
First, he was with Mary Lou La Prairie. David and Mary Lou La Prairie got married in 1998. With Mary Lou, David had two daughters. The couple would subsequently separate. The names of the two children are Thyra Nicole and Tessa Lys.
After this, David went on to marry Laurie Ludwick. David Thomson and Laurie Ludwick had one son. David's second marriage would end in divorce, and the pair would then separate.
David would also be engaged to an actress named Kelly Rowan. The well-established actress gave birth to a daughter before Kelly and David separated.
Among the four children he has, three children are daughters, and there is one son.
His career began when he worked as a junior associate at McLeod Young Weir in Canada. Soon after, David chose to part from the firm in order to work with the family business and worked in several businesses that the family owned.
David Thomson chose to set up his own real estate firm, Osmington Incorporated. It was owned and operated outside the family and the Thompson empire. The firm operated by acquiring and managing assets on behalf of its institutional shareholders.
The firm has sold its eight assets to the Canada Pension Plan at a figure of $336 million. The firm is a key owner in a precision agriculture company by the name of FarmersEdge. This firm also owns the National Hockey League team called Winnipeg Jets. In addition to this, the real estate firm that David Thomson started also owns True North Sports and Entertainment and Canada Life Centre in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba.
In 2006, the control of the entirety of the family fortune was handed over to David Thomson and was done according to a play laid out by the founder Roy Thomson. The family also has a controlling stake in Thomson Reuters.
David Thomson dislikes providing interviews, and the only one he has been a part of was when James Fitzgerald interviewed him. This was when James was writing a book about the Upper Canada College, a place the both of them attended.
Among the things that David intends to strengthen is the image given to people who live a balanced life in the world of business.
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