Joe Lacob Net Worth
Joe Lacob net worth: Joe Lacob is an American businessman who has a net worth of $1.5 billion. Joe Lacob was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts in January 1956. He is a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and is the majority owner of the NBA's Golden State Warriors. Lacob graduated from the University of California, Irvine and went on to get his master's in public health at University of California, Los Angeles and his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He became a partner at Kleiner Perkins in 1987 and previously worked with Cetus Corporation, FHP International, and Booz, Allen & Hamilton. Lacob was one of the primary investors in the failed professional women's basketball league the American Basketball Association. He became part-owner of the Boston Celtics in 2006. Lacob and a group of investors purchased the Golden State Warriors in 2010 for $450 million which required him to sell his interest in the Celtics. Before purchasing the Warriors Lacob was a season ticket holder for ten years. Today the Warriors are worth $2.6 billion.