David McCourt is an Irish-American entrepreneur who has a net worth of $750 million dollars. David McCourt grew up in Watertown, Massachusetts and graduated from Georgetown University. He founded McCourt Cable Systems in 1982. He contributed to the early developments of transatlantic fiber networks. McCourt has owned or founded 14 companies worldwide.
He became one of the first recipients of the C Flag award for his contributions to telecommunications, education, media, and humanitarian efforts. He purchased Discovery TV, which was the first independent TV station in the Caribbean Island of Grenada. He won an Emmy for Reading Rainbow in 2005 and also produced Miracle Boys for Nickelodeon. Ernst & Young LLP named McCourt Entrepreneur of the Year and he was named top entrepreneur of the by the Harvard Business School Club of New York. McCourt was the Executive Producer of the documentary series “What’s Going On?”. He formed the company Satellite Holdings, LLC and serves as Chairman and CEO. He founded and serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Granahan McCourt capital.
|Net Worth:||$750 Million|