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Net Worth:
$400 Million
Date of Birth:
Oct 16, 1959 (63 years old)
Place of Birth:
São Paulo, Brazil
Chairman of Azul Brazilian Airlines and CEO of Breeze Airways
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David Neeleman net worth and salary: David Neeleman is a Brazilian American entrepreneur who has a net worth of $400 million. David Neeleman was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil in October 1959. He has founded four commercial airlines: Morris Air, JetBlue Airways, WestJet, and Azul Brazilian Airlines. Neeleman is also the co-owner of the European commercial airline TAP Air Portugal. In 2017 he became a citizen of Cyprus and he also has citizenship in Brazil and the United States where he lives in New Canaan, Connecticut. He co-founded Morris Air and served as executive vice president from 1984 to 1988 before he became the president.

Morris Air was acquired by Southwest Airlines in 1993 for $130 million with David Neeleman receiving $25 million. He then became the CEO of Open Skies which was acquired by HP in 1999. While he was the CEO of JetBlue Airways he received a salary of $200 thousand. In 2018 Neeleman planned the new US airline Moxy and raised $100 million. Later that year he signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for 60 A220-300 aircraft which were set to be delivered in 2021.

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