December 9, 2022

Mitchell Rales Bio, Age, Norman Rales , Daughter, Museum, Net worth

Mitchell Rales Biography

Mitchell P. Rales, popularly known as Mitchel Rales is an American billionaire businessman and a collector of modern and contemporary art. He co-founded Danaher Corporation in 1983 and is the chairman of its executive committee.

Mitchell Rales Age

Being born in 1956, he is around 65 years as of 2021. His exact date and month of birth is still not known and will be updated as soon as possible. We only know that he was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is therefore of American nationality and of White ethnicity. His birth| zodiac sign is also not known.

Mitchell Rales Height| Weight

He stands at an estimated height of 1.87 meters and an average weight of 86 kilograms. More details about his eye color| hair color are still not known and will be updated as soon as we know about it. 

Mitchell Rales Family

He was born to his mother Ruth (née Abramson) and his dad Norman Rales. He grew up in Bethesda, Maryland and has three brothers namely Joshua, Steven, and Stewart. His father, Norman was raised in an orphanage, the Hebrew Orphan Asylum in New York City. The dad later on became a successful businessman, who sold his building supply company in Washington, D.C. to his employees. Also, his father was a philanthropist, having founded the Norman and Ruth Rales Foundation and the Ruth Rales Jewish Family Service. 

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Mitchell Rales Wife| Mitchell Rales Daughter

Rales was first married to Lyn Goldthorp Rales. They had two kids together. The two , however, divorced in 1999. He then married Emily Wei in 2008 who is currently the director and chief curator of Glenstone. The couple now reside in Potomac, Maryland.

Mitchell Rales Education

Not much is known about his educational background. We only know that he graduated from Walt Whitman High School in 1974. He later on joined Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in 1978 and was also a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Rales was also an outstanding school athlete. More will be updated soon. 

Mitchell Rales Danaher

Mr. Rales is a co-founder of Danaher and has served on Danaher’s Board of Directors since 1983, serving as Chairman of the Executive Committee of Danaher since 1984. For more than the past five years, he has been a principal in private and public business entities in the manufacturing area.

He is a member of the board of directors of Colfax Corporation, Rales and his brother Steven Rales founded The strategic vision and leadership helped him to create the Danaher Business System and guided Danaher down a path of consistent, profitable growth that continues today. As a result of his substantial ownership stake in Danaher, he was well-positioned to understand, the articulate and advocate for the rights and interests of Danaher’s shareholders.

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Mitchell Rales Family Foundation | Museum| Glenstone

Mitchell, together with his wife Emily developed and financed a contemporary art museum in Potomac, Maryland called Glenstone. The museum was first opened in 2006 and displays the Rales’ collection of post-World War II art which includes paintings, sculptures, and both indoor and outdoor installations. He had purchased the Potomac, Maryland property, a former fox hunting club, in order to build a home in 1986 and thereafter began collecting art for that home. The museum’s initial 30,000 square foot Modernist limestone gallery opened in 2006 and admitted visitors two days a week and its seven years of existence it admitted 10,000 visitors.

In 2018, a major $219 million expansion to Glenstone was opened, that increased both the gallery space and the wooded land surrounding the galleries. The expansion completed the same year and the museum was open to the public on October 4, 2018. Glenstone is free and open to the public via online booking. Later after the expansion,  Glenstone continued to acquire adjacent properties including lots containing residential homes. Glenstone is staffed by recent college graduates through its “Emerging Professionals Program”, a two-year program for aspiring curators and this uninformed staff is stationed in the galleries to answer questions from visitors about the art.

Mitchell Rales Colfax

He is a co-founder of Colfax and has served as a director of the Company since its founding in 1995. Mitchell is the Chairman of our Board of Directors and also the co-founder of Danaher board of directors where he served as a member of the board of directors.

The Danaher Corporation, is a global science and technology company, since 1983 and as Chairman of Danaher’s Executive Committee since 1984, he was also a member of the Fortive Corporation board of directors, which is a diversified industrial growth company that was spun-off from Danaher in 2016.

Mitchell Rales Net worth

The billionaire has an estimated net worth of $6.1 billion USD as of 2021. More details about his properties, cars he owns, houses, and other luxuries are still under review and will be updated as soon as possible.