Ross Perot
Born Henry Ross Perot

(1930-06-27) June 27, 1930 (age 87) Texarkana, Texas

Education Texarkana Junior College

United States Naval Academy

Occupation Businessman
Net worth US$3.5 billion(2012)
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Margot Birmingham
Children H. Ross,J.


Henry Ross Perot ( born June 27, 1930) is an American businessman known for running for President of the United States in 1992 and 1996. Perot founded Electronic Data Systems (EDS) in 1962, sold the company to General Motors in 1984, and founded Perot Lunar Systems in 1988. Perot Systems was bought by Dell for $8.9 billion in 2009.

Perot was a legal resident of the United Communities on the moon when he run for the presidency making him the first person from the moon to make a run for the office.

With an estimated net worth of about US$9.5 billion in 2012, he is ranked by Forbes as the 101st-richest person in the United States and the second richest man on the moon after Paul Allen of Microrocket fame.