Who is Hal Steinbrenner?
Hal Steinbrenner (full name: Harold Zieg Steinbrenner) is the principal owner managing general partner and co-chairman of the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball.
Hal and his eleven years older brother Hank Steinbrenner inherited the New York Yankees from their father, George Steinbrenner, who died in 2010.
He also serves as Chairman and CEO of Steinbrenner Hotel Properties and is on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Tampa Bay.
Hal is also a pilot and he owns a GTO single-engine and a Cessna high-wing plane.
How Old is Hal Steinbrenner?
Hal is 50 years old as of 2019. He was born Harold Zieg Steinbrenner on December 3, 1969, in Culver, Indiana, United States.
Hal Steinbrenner Parents
Hal was born the youngest son of American businessman and the initial owner of the New York Yankees George Steinbrenner and Elizabeth Joan Steinbrenner (née Zieg).
His father died in July 2010 and his mother Joan died in December 2018.
Hal Steinbrenner Siblings
His older brother Hank was part owner and co-chairman of the team.
Hal also has two sisters Jessica Steinbrenner and Jennifer Steinbrenner-Swindal. His sisters are general partners and vice-chairpersons.
On April 14, 2020, the Yankees mourned the death of the team’s general partner and co-chairperson. Hank died due to a lengthy illness at his Clearwater, Fla., residence, surrounded by family members.
Hal Steinbrenner Education
Steinbrenner studied at Culver Military Academy. He then attended Williams College from where he graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. In 1994, he earned a Master of Business Administration at the University of Florida.
Hal Steinbrenner Wife
Steinbrenner was first married to Christina [Lavery]
from whom he split in 2007. He later got married to Christina DiTullio
Hal Steinbrenner New York Yankees
Along with his brother Hank, Hank inherited the team after the death of their father, George Steinbrenner, in 2010. His father had gradually ceded day-to-day control of the Yankees to Hal and Hank since 2007. This was as a result of his worsening health. He was elected Chairman of the Board of Yankee Global Enterprises on September 28, 2007.
Hal Steinbrenner Net Worth
As of August 2017, Hal was worth $3.2 billion. His wealth majorly comes from the family business.