Jay Bloom (born 1968) is an America-based investor and real estate developer. He came into the limelight due to OceanGate’s missing Titanic sub incident.
Initially, he was supposed to go on the trip to the Titanic wreck site but decided to drop off the plan last minute. The seat was later occupied by Shahzada Dawood and Suleman Dawood. Read the entire article to know more about his wiki, age, net worth, wife, bio, family, son, ethnicity, parents, siblings, nationality, religion, facts, and more.
Jay Bloom Wiki/Biography
Jay Bloom was born in an American family in the United States. His nickname is Jay. While his birth year is 1968, we couldn’t find his zodiac sign. While he graduated high school and attended university, he hasn’t shared his educational qualifications.
|Real Name||Jay L. Bloom|
|Profession||Investor and real estate developer|
|Age||54 [as of 2022]|
|Date of Birth||1968|
|Zodiac Sign||Not Known|
|Famous For||Not Known|
Jay Bloom’s Wife, Son & Family
Jay Bloom’s marital status is unknown. He was married to Carolyn Farkas. In fact, she is also an entrepreneur by profession. However, it is not known if the couple are still together.
He is blessed with a son named Sean. Throughout his life, he has dated at least two women but there is no information about them.
His ethnicity is mixed whereas he is an American by nationality. Though he is a wealthy personality, he prefers to keep his personal information unavailable to the public.
Jay Bloom Age, Height & More
Jay Bloom’s age is 54 as of 2022. His height is 5 feet 9 inches & his weight is 88 kg approximately. He has brown eyes and greyish hair. While his body stats are unknown, his shoe size is 9.5 (US).
Jay Bloom kickstarted his entrepreneurial journey by launching a business named Pet Assure Inc. As per Inc, he started the pet company with Carolyn Farkas. Earlier, he worked at a bank named Manufacturers Hanover Corporation.
After making huge profits from his first business, he secured himself a helicopter pilot’s license and bought his first helicopter.
Unlike most wealthy people, he wanted to put it to its best use and commercialized it. Within a year, he ended up owning seven helicopters. Sooner, he bought the flight school where he initially obtained his pilot license from.
Further, the school was granted a Part 135 certificate from Federal Aviation Administration that grants the authority to do charters.
He decided to take the business to the next level by offering short-duration flights near a beach area that covered beautiful oceanic views. Due to this, he managed to increase his profits by three times.
The business didn’t seem feasible after the September 11 attacks. Eventually, he partnered up with Kodak and started another company with Eastman Kodak. Over the next few years, he started a mob exhibition in Las Vegas.
Upon making money from this venture, he began investing in real estate. Eventually, he started buying tons of properties, developed them, and sold them for a profit. This way, he built a fortune for himself.
He recently viral on the internet for sharing his conversation with late OceanGate CEO Stockton Rush. In the Facebook post uploaded by Jay, he revealed that the CEO approached him for the dive to the Titanic wreck site but he rejected it due to safety concerns.
While the late CEO claimed it was safer than flying a helicopter, it couldn’t convince Bloom. Eventually, the seats were taken over by Shahzada Dawood and his son Suleman Dawood.
Jay Bloom’s Net Worth
Jay Bloom’s net worth is $1.35 billion (estimated). He managed to make a billion-dollar fortune through various income streams.
Though he made short-term gains from various businesses earlier, it was through real estate investments and developments that made him hundreds and millions of dollars.
- He met many notable personalities including Joe Biden.
- He appeared on Nick Kho’s podcast Mastermind Interview.
- Jay actively shares his pictures on his Facebook account.
- His favorite sport is American football.
- He spends his free time with his family.
- He is a supercar enthusiast.
- Does he sm0ke? Not known.
- Does he prefer drinking alc0hol? Yes.
FAQs about Jay Bloom
Jay Bloom is an investor and real estate developer based in Las Vegas.
He is 54 years old currently.
He has only a single son named Sean Bloom.
Approximately $1.35 billion.
Images source: Jay Bloom’s Facebook account.