Robert Smith

Robert Smith

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Updated On September 27, 2022

Robert Smith is an American businessman, chemical engineer, philanthropist, and Entrepreneur. Robert Smith is popular as the founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners. Moreover, he was also known to help in the acquisition of Apple and Microsoft as well as work on Goldman Sachs Bank.

Early Life

He was born into the world on December 1, 1962, in Denver, Colorado, United State of America. As of 2022,  is the age of him is 59 years old. His father’s name is William Robert Smith and his mother’s name is Sylvia Myrna Smith. There is no data of his siblings too.  He follows the Christianity religion and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

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Caption: Robert Smith giving Speech (Sources: Dallas Morning News)

Talking about his education, he studied at Carson Elementary School then later graduated from East High School. Moreover, he gets a bachelor’s degree in Chemical engineering from Cornell University. Later, he earns an MBA degree from the Columbia University.

Professional Life

At first, he started to work at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. Later, he worked for a major company as Air Products and Chemicals,s and then works as Kraft General Foods. From 1994 to 2000, he worked for Goldman Sachs in technology investment banking, in New York City and Silicon Valley. He prompted acquisition with organizations like Apple and Microsoft. In 2000, Smith established Vista Equity Partners, a private value and funding firm of which he is the CEO, and director and.

According to Black Enterprise magazine, Smith is credited with reliably producing a 30 percent pace of return for his financial backers from the organization’s initiation to 2020. As of 2019, Vista Equity Partners was the fourth biggest endeavor programming organization after Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP, including all their holdings. Vista has put resources into organizations, for example, STATS, Ping Identity, and Jio. As of 2019, Vista Equity Partners had shut more than $46 billion of funding.

Net Worth

He is a billionaire with an estimated net worth of around $7.05 billion as of 2022. He earns the money from his business venture as he is a business tycoon. Moreover, he also worked for a major company throughout his career. He owns the Vista Equity Partners is one of the largest enterprise software companies. He owns a house in Austin, Texas, Malibu, California, New York, Florida, and many others, Other than that there is no data of his other assets. Currently, he has not signed brand endorsement deals with any brands. However, it is sure that he will surely be endorsing some of the top brands from around the world real soon in the future.

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Caption: Robert Smith on Forbes Magazine (Sources: Dallas Morning News)


As an achievement in 2016, Smith was named as Private Equity International’s Game Changer of the Year for his work with Vista. In 2018, Smith was remembered for Vanity Fair’s New Establishment List, which is a yearly positioning of people who have made significant business developments. Again in the 2019 PitchBook Private Equity Awards named Vista Equity Partners ‘Dealmaker of the Year’. Moreover, he has won many major achievements.

Personal Life

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Caption: Robert Smith and wife Hope Dworaczyk (Sources: Page Six)

He is straight and married to the model and businesswoman and CEO of MUTHA Hope Dworaczyk in 2015. Together they have two sons and two daughters. Before, he was married to his first wife Suzanne McFayden in 1988 before divorcing her in 2014. With her first wife, he has three children. Besides that, there is no data of his past affairs and relationship. As a controversy, he involved in the Tax evasion of $200 million in assets. Other than that there is no data of his other rumors and controversy.

Body Measurement

Robert Smith is 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall and has a body measurement of around 75 Kg (165 lbs). He gets a body measurement of around 42-34-36 inches with a fat body type. Other than that he has black color eyes with grey hair.

Social Media

He is active in social media. His Instagram account robertfredericksmith has more than 188 k followers and his Twitter account @RFS_Vista has garnered more than 40 k followers. His Facebook account Robert F. Smith has more than 28 k followers.

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