George Soros is a billionaire investor, a philanthropist, a Democrat and an excellent leader. He was born in Hungary. Soros fled and joined London School of Economics where he worked as a waiter and a railway porter before working in finance field at a merchant bank. His move to New York attributed to the commencement of his own Wall Street hedge fund. He started the firm with $ 12 million in 1969. The company was later named Quantum Fund.In 1992 he was famed for brokerage of the Bank of England. In handy with San Druckenmiller, George Soros shorted the British pound and made a lot of profit from the act. For decades George Soros has remained a successful investor through Soros Fund Management. His family office has over $ 30 billion value of assets, which is a huge boost for his success.
The billionaire scaled back his giving and pledged over $ 25 million to support Hillary Clinton together with other Democratic Candidates in 2016 US campaign. George Soros has been funding Democratic politics. He has also been supporting liberal causes. In recent past, George has been an aggressive critic of the US President, Donald Trump.George Soros has worked for decades to support immigration reform, religious tolerance and criminal justice reform and his support of Democrats was to bring the change he wanted. Also, the 25 years relationship between Hillary Clinton and George Soros triggered the vast contributions.
George Soros pledged $ five million to PAC, Immigrant Voters Win, which was devoted to increasing the turnout. The turnout was to boost the number of Clinton`s voters. He also gave out another $ five million to Voting Rights Trust which was devoted to fighting constant efforts which would have restricted voting.Soros has a record of contributing a lot of money in financing the political leaders. In 2004 he gave out over $ 27 million for the campaign so that George Bush can lose the presidential elections. He has been a philanthropist for decades, with his international foundations spending over $ 13 billion on donations in the past three decades.
The funds have been focusing on supporting non-profits organizations that advocates; for human rights, make health care and education more accessible, and deal with constitutional issues in Eastern Europe.He played a part in the launching of the secret donation club the Democracy Alliance. The funds are made to benefit those with motives of building intellectual infrastructure outside the Democratic circle which is long-term fights such as combating climate change, deal with income inequality among others.George Soros has been a renowned international follower of democratic ideals and causes for over three decades. Through his philanthropic foundation, Open Society Foundations he has supported human rights and democracy in over 100 countries.