Gail Icahn is the lovely wife of financial titan, Carl Icahn. The couple has been married for years, read more about the woman behind the powerful billionaire.
Gail’s husband was born in New York in 1936. He is an activist investor.
Mr. Icahn has proven to be a successful investor over the past 40 years. He has served as chairman of the board of Icahn Enterprises G.P., Inc., the general partner of Icahn Enterprises L.P. and Icahn Enterprises Holdings L.P., since November 1990.
Mr. Icahn served as chairman of the board and a director of Starfire Holding Corporation, a privately-held holding company, and chairman of the board and a director of various subsidiaries of Starfire, since 1984.
He takes minority stakes in public companies and typically pushes for change. He invests with three investment vehicles: the 7 billion hedge fund, Icahn Partners, American Real Estate Partners (AREP), a public traded private equity firm, and ICAHN MANAGEMENT LP, a $2 billion hedge fund. Mr. Icahn has a personal wealth of $17 billion.
Carl hold significant business experience in leadership roles as director in various companies. Due to his historical background, he is known for creating value in companies across multiple industries.
He is also known for having a stunning blonde next to him wherever he goes, that would be, Gail Icahn.
66-year-old Gail Icahn is Carl’s gorgeous second wife.
According to her LinkedIn, she is listed as vice president at Icahn associates. Prior to her current position she was Chairman at lowstfare.com.
The blonde beauty met her husband while working as his assistant, she had previously worked as a broker. At the time, known as Gail Golden, a single mom of two, married Icahn, after he divorced his first wife in 1999.
Nowadays, Gail Icahn, is the founder of Gutsy Women Travel, a company that arranges luxury trips for women who are traveling overseas without their husbands.
She and her husband lead a life full of luxury, she told the New Yorker in 2006, that she and Icahn take nightly baths together in a huge tub in their duplex penthouse off Fifth Avenue.
Her man was previously married to first wife, Liba, a Czech ballerina, in 1979. However, they separated in 1993 and after years of litigation, divorced in 1999. Liba wanted to nullify a prenuptial agreement signed by her claiming duress since she was pregnant at the time of the marriage. Liba refused to accept Carl’s offer of $1.5 million a year because his net worth was to the tune of billions at the time. Later, the couple settled for an unknown amount of money. The couple produced two children.
Gail Icahn became the step-mother to Carl’s son Brett, and daughter, Michelle. His son, Brett Icahn was born in 1979. He is the vice president of Modal LLC. He is also a part of the board of directors of Take-Two Interactive and HowStuffWorks.
Daughter Michelle Icahn, was born in 1982 and attended high school at Choate Rosemary Hall. She used to work as a schoolteacher earlier. Currently, she works with Carl at Icahn Enterprises.
Gail Icahn is the mother of two children of her own from a previous relationship. She is the mother of Shana L. Golden and Christie R. Golden.