Aristotle Onassis Net Worth
Aristotle Onassis net worth: Aristotle Onassis was a Greek-Argentine shipping magnate who had a net worth of $500 million at the time of his death which is the inflation-adjusted equivalent of $2.3 billion. Aristotle Onassis was born in Karatas, Smyrna, Ottoman Empire in January 1906 and passed away in March 1975. He managed to amass the world's largest privately owned shipping fleet and at the time was one of the richest and most famous men in the world. Onassis was married to the widow of President John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy. He was also married to Athina Livanos, the daughter of a shipping tycoon, and had an affair with opera singer Maria Callas. After moving to Argentina he became a tobacco trader and then a shipping owner. He founded Olympic Airways in 1957 and rivaled Prince Rainer III for economic control of Monaco. Onassis also attempted to establish Project Omega, a large investment contract with the Greek military junta. Aristotle Onassis passed away on March 15, 1975 at 69 years old of respiratory failure.