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- Net Worth:
- $3.6 Billion
- Date of Birth:
- 1952 (71 years old)
Scott Cook Net Worth: Scott Cook is an American entrepreneur who has a net worth of $3.6 billion. Scott Cook earned his multi-billion fortune as a co-founder of financial software giant Intuit. Inspired by his wife's constant complains about paying the bills, Cook teamed up with Tom Proulx, a programmer, to set the basis of Intuit in 1983. Evolving through the years, the company now offers a wide variety of software solutions and online products that help individuals and small enterprises manage their finances.
Intuit went public on the American stock exchange Cook in 1993. A year later Soctt resigned as CEO from day to day operations. He still remains its largest single shareholder.
Scott and his wife Signe Ostby are the founders of the Scott Cook & Signe Ostby Foundation, which has donated tens of millions of dollars to charity over the years. The pair donated $14 million to her alma mater, the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin, to start the first university center in the country that will be focused on brand and product management. They have three children. Their son Karl Cook married Big Bang Theory actress Kaley Cuoco in 2018.