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David Booth net worth: David G. Booth is an American investment manager and philanthropist who has a net worth of $5 billion. David Booth is the co-founder and CEO of Dimensional Fund Advisors, an Austin Texas based firm that has over $215 billion in funds under management. Booth co-founded Dimensional Fund Advisors with Eduardo Repetto in 1981. David Booth is famous for making the largest ever donation to a business school when he gave $300 million to The University of Chicago which he attended from 1969-1971. Today he is the namesake for The University of Chicago's Booth Business School. Booth attended the University of Kansas for his undergraduate degree. In 2004 he donated $9 million to build the Booth Family Hall of Athletics at The University of Kansas. The Hall is attached to the school's Allen Fieldhouse. He has been married to Suzanne Deal since 1998 and the couple has two children. David and Suzanne made headlines when they spent $4.3 million to purchase the original rules of basketball written by the sport's founder James Naismith. The Booths donated the 119 year old, 13 rule document to the University of Kansas. Naismith founded the University of Kansas' basketball program and would go on to coach for the school for nine seasons.
David G. Booth is co-founder and co-CEO of Dimensional Fund Advisors (along with Eduardo Repetto.) In 2008, he donated $300 million to the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, which is the largest donation ever given to a business school. It has been renamed the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He earned his MBA degree from the school in 1971. Booth grew up in Lawrence, Kansas.
He graduated from Lawrence High School in Lawrence, Kansas and then received a B.A. in economics in 1968 and an M.S. in business in 1969 from the University of Kansas, also located in Lawrence. He then enrolled at the University of Chicago GSB in 1969 as a doctoral student, leaving in 1971 with an M.B.A. degree. He was a research assistant to Eugene Fama, and met his future business partner, Rex Sinquefield at the school.
After pioneering index fund investing at Wells Fargo Bank, he joined with Sinquefield in 1981 to form Dimensional Fund Advisors. The fund focuses on investment strategies in "small" (low capitalization) stocks, as well as "value" (low price/book ratio) and non-U.S. stocks. The firm, which is privately held, manages about $206.5 billion.

He has published several academic articles including "Diversification Returns and Asset Management" with Eugene Fama. The article won the 1992 Graham and Dodd Award of Excellence from the Financial Analysts Journal.
David Booth has served on many institutional boards, including as a Governor of the Kravis Leadership Institute and the UCLA Foundation; as a Trustee of the American Academy in Rome and the Paintings Conservation Council of the J. Paul Getty Trust; as a Trustee of the University of Chicago; as a member of the Board of Directors of Georgetown University; and as a Trustee of the University of Kansas Endowment Association.
David G. Booth has been recognized for making one of the largest endowments to an American university in history, giving back to his Alma mater the University of Chic

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