Ellis Short Net Worth
Ellis Short net worth: Ellis Short is an Irish-American businessman and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $1.4 billion. Ellis Short was born in Independence, Missouri in October 1960. He is the founder of the private equity fund Kildare Partners, as well as the owner and chairman of the soccer team Sunderland AFC of the Premier League. Short graduated from the Missouri University of Science and Technology. He then worked for General Electrics and the private equity firm Lone Star Funds. Short became the president of the company and headed up their Asian operations. He purchased Skibo Castle in 2003 for 23 million Pounds. In 2008 he gained a controlling interest in Sunderland AFC and assumed ownership in 2009. Short formed Kildare Partners in 2013. Ellis is married to former tennis player Eve Zimmerman.