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- What does David do for a living?
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- What are David’s interests and hobbies?
- Is David married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does David have any children?
- Where is David now?
- How tall is David?
- How much money does David earn?
- What is David’s net worth?
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Who is David Gold?
David Gold was a prominent British businessman. He was the chairman of Birmingham City Football Club until 2009. He was the joint chairman of West Ham United from 2010 until his death in 2023.
How Old Is David Gold?
He was 86 years old at the time of his death on January 4, 2023. Having been born on September 9, 1936, in Stepney, London, England. David shared his birthdate with celebrities such as; Adam Sandler, Gabriela Bee, Luka Modric, Courtreezy, Ronni Hawk, and many more.
David Gold Family
Who are David Gold Parents?
He was born to Godfrey Gold (Father) and Rose Gold (Mother). His father was Jewish whereas his mother was a Christian.
Does David Gold have Siblings?
He has a brother by the name of Ralph Gold, a British businessman.
David Gold Education
Information regarding where he received his high school/college education is not mentioned on the internet.
David Gold Marital Status
At the time of his death, he was living with his partner Lesley Manning. However, he was previously married to Beryl Hunt (but died in 2003). They married in 1957 but divorced in 1972.
David Gold Kids
He had two kids with his ex-late wife Beryl. Two daughters by the name Jacqueline Gold (born on July 16, 1960) a British businesswoman who is the Chief Executive of Gold Group International. And Vanessa Gold.
David Gold Business Career
He owned Gold Group International (GGI), the parent company of the retailer Ann Summers, and the Lingerie chain Knickerbox. GGI was jointly owned by Gold and his brother Ralph until in 2008 he brought out Ralph’s share. He also co-owned (with brother Ralph) the adult magazine company Gold Star Publications (GSP). This included printing and distribution businesses and a stake in titles including pornographic magazines Rustler and Raider. In November 2006, he and his brother sold their interest. The following year, the brothers also sold their share in Sport Newspapers, following falling sales and profits. Gols owned corporate air service Gold Air International until he sold it in 2006 for £4.4 million to Air Partner.
A Football Clubs Career
He was a past chairman of Birmingham City F.C. The Gold brothers were believed to be in the process of selling their share in Birmingham City in 2007 which followed Birmingham’s return from relegation and lower-than-expected profits. Once again after the club was relegated to the Championship in May 2008, he was quoted as saying he was considering stepping down as joint head of the board of Birmingham City. In 2009, he sold his Birmingham City shares. In May 2005, he brought the second FA Cup trophy at auction for £488,620. Saying he wanted to p[revent it from being bought by overseas buyers.
He and David Sullivan acquired a 50% share of West Ham United in January 2010, giving them overall operational and commercial control of the club. They were thus appointed joint chairmen. In May 2010, they increased their share of the club to 30% at a cost of £8 million. However, his Rolls-Royce Phantom car was attacked in August 2010 by Aston Villa fans outside a pub near Villa Park after West Ham’s 3-0 defeat. Thus the car sustained £8,500 worth of damage. In November 2010, he criticized Birmingham City’s new owners for reneging on their promise to keep him on as chairman following the sale of the club. After the campaign against Malcolm Glazer’s increase in the debt of Manchester United and Portsmouth going into administration in 2010, David advocated regulating football clubs’ debts.
David Gold Height and Measurements
His body measurements are not mentioned on the internet.
David Gold Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet and had a net worth of £460 million.