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# 2110 George Marcus 


Real Time Net Worth
as of 6/12/2024
$19.3M (1.28%)

# 2110 George Marcus 


Real Time Net Worth
as of 6/12/2024
$19.3M (1.28%)
OccupationPresident and CEO, Unicharm
Source of WealthReal Estate
ResidenceLos Altos Hills, California
EducationBA/Economics, San Francisco State
Age-Adjusted Net Worth$339.70M
George Marcus
George Marcus
United States
Net worth: $1.50B

Wealth History

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Takahisa Takahara was born on July 12, 1961, into the family of Keiichiro Takahara, founder of Unicharm, a diaper manufacturing company known for brands like Moony and MamyPoko.
In 2001, Takahisa Takahara assumed the role of CEO at Unicharm, succeeding his father Keiichiro Takahara.

Company Overview

Unicharm Corporation, founded by Keiichiro Takahara, specializes in manufacturing disposable hygiene products, household cleaning items, and diapers for both babies and adults.
The company operates in 80 countries, holding a market leadership position in Asia for baby and feminine care products.
Unicharm's portfolio includes well-known brands such as MamyPoko, Moony, Charm, BabyJoy, Sofy, and Lifree, among others.

Financial Insights

Unicharm generates over $6 billion in annual revenue, with more than two-thirds coming from markets outside Japan, particularly from other Asian countries.
The company's market share is dominant in various Asian countries including China, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand.
Unicharm's sales in India have been rapidly expanding, almost doubling every two years.

Corporate History

Unicharm traces its origins to Taisei Kako Co., Ltd., established by Keiichiro Takahara in 1961.
Initially focused on wood wool cement board, the company diversified into sanitary napkins in 1963 and later expanded into feminine care products.
Unicharm Corporation was formally founded in 1974, separating the feminine care production from the parent company.

How long would it take you to become as rich as George Marcus?

If you started with $10,000 and invested an additional $500 each month at a 43.94% CAGR, it would take you 5 years to reach George Marcus's net worth of $1.50B.

Is this realistic? It depends how closely the VIX-TA-Macro Advanced model performs to its history in the future. Since Grizzly Bulls launched on January 1, 2022, it's returned 43.45% compared to 12.43% for the S&P 500 benchmark.

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George Marcus is very wealthy, but what's stopping you from reaching that same level of success? As summarized in our five fundamental rules to wealth building, becoming wealthy in a modern capitalist economy is not complicated. There's actually only three variables:

  1. Your starting capital
  2. Your earnings after expenses
  3. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of your savings

Most people start with zero or very little, so if you weren't born into wealth, don't fret! The majority of the fortunate folks listed in our Grizzly Bulls’ Billionaires Index came from middle class or lower backgrounds. The most distinguishing characteristic of the group is their ability to consistently earn a high CAGR on their savings.

Every billionaire has a unique strategy to achieve high CAGR. For George Marcus, Real Estate is the primary source. Whether you choose to invest your savings in your own businesses or the businesses of others is not as important. The salient piece of the puzzle is ensuring that your hard-earned savings are generating sufficient CAGR to reach your long term goals.

Most people simply invest their money in index funds and call it a day. There's nothing wrong with this approach, but it guarantees relative mediocrity. To achieve greatness, you need to invest your money to earn higher than average returns. In the long run, better investors will always finish ahead of better earners.

Source: Grizzly Bulls reporting

Methodology: Grizzly Bulls' Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world's billionaires and richest people. Grizzly Bulls strives to provide the most accurate net worth calculations available. We pull data from public equity markets, SEC filings, public real estate records, and other reputable sources.

The index is dynamic and updates daily at the close of U.S. stock market trading based on changes in the markets, economy, and updates to Grizzly Bulls' proprietary algorithm of personal wealth calculation. Stakes in public companies are tracked daily based on the relevant closing prices of the underlying securities. Additionally, stakes in private companies, cash, real estate, and other less easily valued assets are updated periodically through careful analysis of insider transactions, comparable public company sales / EBITDA multiples, etc.

Edited by: Lee Bailey