Paul Ramsay

About Paul Ramsay

Birth Year: 1936
Birth Place: Australia
Died On: 1 May 2014\nBowral, New South Wales
Cause of death: Heart attack
Education: St Ignatius College, Riverview
Occupation: Businessman, philanthropist
Spouse(s): Single, never married

Paul Ramsay Net Worth

Paul Ramsay was born on 1936 in Australia. Paul Ramsey, founder of Ramsay Health Care died at his home in Bowral after suffering from a heart attack on May 1, 2014. Ramsay was 78 years old. He founded Ramsay Health Care in 1964 with a psychiatric hospital in Sydney and the group went on to become the biggest hospital group in Australia at the time of his death, boasting 151 hospitals across the world and 30,000 employees. Ramsay also held a major stake in regional TV and radio broadcaster Prime Media and digital advertising firm AdStream. His private investment firm, Paul Ramsay Group, owned a stake in a Louisiana plantation mansion. Ramsay was conferred an Officer of the Order of Australia in June 2002. According to a statement made by Ramsay Health Care, the bulk of Ramsay's estate would benefit the Australian community through the Paul Ramsay Foundation.
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💰Paul Ramsay Net worth: $3 Billion

2011 $1.5 Billion
2012 $1.7 Billion
2013 $2.5 Billion
2014 $3 Billion
2018 $3 Billion

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In 1964, Ramsay founded one of the first private psychiatric hospitals in Sydney. It evolved into Ramsay Health Care, a private hospital company of which he was chairman of the board. As of July 2014 it comprised 151 hospitals and day surgery facilities in Australia, Europe and Asia. He was one of the initiators of television aggregation in Australia and built stations across the country, which today form part of the PRIME7 Television Network. Ramsay was chairman of the Prime Media Group for almost 30 years until relinquishing this role in April 2014. He sat on the board of Directors of Adstream and on the advisory board of the Australian Science Media Centre.


In 2009, he was appointed chairman of Sydney FC. He also owned luxury real estate. He served on the board of the George Gregan Foundation. He was chairman of Ramsay Youth Services, a charity for young people. He sat on the Board of the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation. In 2002, he became an Officer of the Order of Australia for his philanthropy. In June of the same year, he was on the Queen's Birthday Honours List. In 2011, he donated AUS$300,000 to the Kevin Spacey Foundation.


Aged 78, he died on 1 May 2014 in his Bowral home after suffering a heart attack in Spain.


In 2017 the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation was launched, funded by a $3 billion bequest by Ramsay, who had "wanted a significant part of his personal fortune to be spent on funding an academic centre to revive the liberal arts and humanities". The bequest was the "biggest philanthropic gift in the history of education in Australia" and the Centre, headed by Simon Haines, formerly professor of English at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, was launched by the former Australian Prime Minister John Howard.