Who are Eli Broad's children? Meet sons Jeffrey and Gary

Eve Edwards May 1, 2021

Who are Eli Broad’s children, Jeffrey and Gary? We explore the late billionaire’s family and more about his two sons.

Eli Broad, born 6 June 1933 in the Bronx, was one of the wealthiest people in the US. At the time of his death, Broad had a net worth of $6.9 billion.

Broad passed away on 30 April 2021, at the age of 87. He was best known as the co-founder of Kaufman & Broad and for launching financial services giant SunAmerica.

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Eli Broad: Children

Eli Broad has two children with his wife Edythe: two sons named Jeffrey and Gary.

Their exact ages are not clear, however both sons are now in their 60s. The New York Times state that Gary is the elder of the sons; it is thought that Gary is 64 years old and Jeffrey is 61. Another report from Vanity Fair states that Jeffrey is elder and born in 1956.

Eli and Edythe Broad married in 1954. Eli was just 21 years old when they married and Edythe was 18. Their sons would have been born in the years after.

On Eli Broad’s family

The Broad family were based in Phoenix for three years before settling in Los Angeles, California. This move came after Broad’s partner Kaufman retired in 1963.

Both of Eli Broad’s children have remained living in California.

Broad was born in the Bronx but raised in Detroit, Michigan. Edythe is also originally from Detroit.

What do Jeffrey and Gary Broad do?

With their parents public profile, Jeffrey and Gary have often been in the spotlight.

Both work as private investors and have settled in California’s quieter communities. An article from 2003 reported that Jeffrey lived in Santa Barbara and Gary in Lake Tahoe. An article three years later stated that Jeffrey remained in Santa Barbara but that Gary had moved to Palm Desert.

Both retired from the business in their 30s.

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