As per our current Database, William Randolph Hearst, III. is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: September 20, 2019).
Currently, William Randolph Hearst, III. is 70 years, 11 months and 10 days old. William Randolph Hearst, III. will celebrate 71rd birthday on a Thursday 18th of June 2020. Below we countdown to William Randolph Hearst, III. upcoming birthday.
William Randolph Hearst, III.’s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, the sign of Cancer belongs to the element of Water, just like Scorpio and Pisces. Guided by emotion and their heart, they could have a hard time blending into the world around them. Being ruled by the Moon, phases of the lunar cycle deepen their internal mysteries and create fleeting emotional patterns that are beyond their control. As children, they don't have enough coping and defensive mechanisms for the outer world, and have to be approached with care and understanding, for that is what they give in return.
William Randolph Hearst, III. was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.
William Randolph Hearst III was born on June 18, 1949. His Father was William Randolph Hearst Jr., and his paternal grandfather was William Randolph Hearst. He graduated from the Canterbury School in New Milford, CT in 1967. He graduated from Harvard University in 1972 with an AB degree in mathematics.
In 1976 he left the company to become the managing Editor of Outside magazine which was then being started by the Rolling Stone magazine founder Jann Wenner. He returned to the company and newspaper work in 1980. In 1992 he again left his job at the company, remaining on the board of Directors. The following year he succeeded his Father as a trustee of the trust that controls the company and chooses the Directors.
In 1984 Hearst proposed buying Macintosh 128K computers from college students who could buy them from Apple Computer with an academic discount, and reselling them with a $1500 profit. In 1996, he was a co-founder of the @Home Network Broadband Internet Service with Milo Medin, cable companies TCI, Comcast and Cox Cable where he served as the company's first chief executive officer. In 1995, he was named partner at the Silicon Valley venture capital firm of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. He sits on several boards of Directors of companies in which the firm has Investments, including Hearst-Argyle Television. He served as a member of the board of Directors of Juniper Networks until May 2008.
He became President of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation in early 2003.