|Birth Day:||November 7, 1953|
|Birth Place:||Beverly Hills, California, United States|
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Alec Gores was born in 1953 in Nazareth from a Catholic family, the son of a Greek father and a Lebanese mother. He was raised in Flint, Michigan, and attended Genesee High School in Genesee, Michigan. He then obtained a degree in computer science from Western Michigan University. He is the brother of Tom Gores, founder of Platinum Equity, and Sam Gores, the head of Paradigm Talent Agency.
In 1978, he founded Executive Business Systems with $10,000, selling computers out of his basement. By 1986 the company employed over 200 people and was acquired by CONTEL for approximately $2 million.
Following the acquisition, Gores began acquiring and operating non-core businesses from major corporations. He eventually founded The Gores Group, a private equity firm in 1987 and since then has acquired 80 companies over 25 years.
In November 2012, he lost $17.4 million to gambler JP McManus in a three day backgammon session.
In 2020, Forbes ranked Gores No. 391 on the Forbes 400 list of America's wealthiest people.
Currently, Alec Gores is 67 years, 11 months and 14 days old. Alec Gores will celebrate 68th birthday on a Sunday 7th of November 2021.
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