Wesley Robert Edens also known as Wes Edens is a 57years old founder of Fortress Investment Group LLC. Starting off his career with California savings and loans, he has elevated and escalated his profession so much and has now become a worldwide investment manager with billions of assets under her name to date.
Mr.Wes Edens has led his empire to multi-successes, building and owning top businesses in areas like sports, transport development, health support, real estate, and entertainment.
He is really into philanthropy as he supported The Edens Family Fund for Climate Change Research at Princeton University and has donated more than $2.7 million to various educational institutions and nonprofits such as Macalester College, Martha`s Vineyard Hospital, Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation little to mention. Mr.Edens currently serves as a Trustee of the Chinook Charitable Trust. Read more on fortress.com
Mr.Edens was credited with a ‘Distinguished Business Professional‘ by Oregon State University in 2019.
Mr.Edens has always been super athletic since his childhood days with basketball being one of his favorite hobbies. Growing up in a Helena, Montana in the United States, Wes Edens was passionate in his hobbies such as ski racing, running, jumping horses and mountain climbing recording some challenging mountains experiences around the world like Mount Kilimanjaro. His main dream now is to climb Mount Everest.
Back in 2014, Mr.Wes Edens become a co-proprietor of the NBA franchise ‘Milwaukee Bucks’ and played a big role in the foundation of recently opened Multi-Million arena ‘Fiserv Forum’ for the city transforming the big space of land to a spotlight entertainment center.
In Addition, Mr.Wes Edens being a sports enthusiast decided to jump into soccer as he invested in a well-known historic outfit of Aston Villa Football Club in England and continues to find interest in investing in more sports deals. He really is a big inspiration to the business industry.