Aubrey McClendon Bio, Net Worth, Height, Facts

Aubrey McClendon
  • Name: Aubrey McClendon
  • Age at Death: 56 years old
  • Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Net Worth: US $500 Million
  • Status: Deceased

Aubrey Kerr McClendon was an American businessman, founder of American Energy Partners, and former CEO of Chesapeake Energy. He was born to parents Joe and Carole McClendon on July 14, 1959 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He grew up in the neighborhood of Belle Isle and attended Heritage Hall Middle and Upper School. McClendon completed his B.A. degree in history from Duke University in 1981. He worked briefly as an accountant and later as a landman at Jaytex Oil and Gas.

McClendon and Tom L. Ward co-founded the oil and natural gas company, Chesapeake Energy Corporation in 1989. The company is headquartered in Oklahoma City and is known for using unconventional drilling techniques. The company went public in 1993 and has since hired thousands of employees. McClendon relinquished his position as CEO of Chesapeake in 2013. He started the private company, American Energy Partners, that same year. He was also part owner of the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team.

Aubrey McClendon died on March 2, 2016 at the age of 56. He was involved in a single-vehicle crash (possible suicide) which claimed his life. His death came a day after he was indicted by the DOJ for conspiracy involving bid-rigging. McClendon was 6ft 1in tall and had a net worth of $500 million. He was married to “Katie McClendon” from 1981 until his death. Katie is related to model, Kate Upton. McClendon is survived by wife and three children, Jack, Callie and Will.

Aubrey McClendon Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Aubrey McClendon Age, Birthday, Married

  • Birth Name: Aubrey Kerr McClendon
  • Birthday: July 14, 1959
  • Place of Birth: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
  • Occupation: businessman, CEO
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $500 Million
  • Marriage(s): Katie Upton Byrns
  • Death-O-Meter: Dead
  • Died: March 2, 2016
  • Cause of Death: Car Accident (Possible Suicide)
  • Place of Death: Oklahoma City, OK, U.S.

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