Jake L Kelly, Esq. The quiet Mogul
Noted Businessman & Philanthropist Jake L Kelly, donates $200 million to local charities in 2020 and pledges to do the same in 2021
By: Bison Media Group
Birth Place: Texas City, Texas
Industry: Manufacturing in Steel, Mining & Law
Influence: Philanthropist & Entrepreneur
Net Worth: Approximately $392 million
Jacob L. Kelly was born into a typical lower class family in a small town in Texas close to the coastal city of Galveston.
His family moved to the city of Houston where after graduating high school with honors, Kelly attended Texas A&M University receiving his B.S. in Civil Engineering before attending Law School and earning his J.D. (Juris Doctorate)
Kelly worked for several large law firms in Colorado and Texas gaining experience and rising through the corporate ranks. Eventually he became an investor, investing the money he had saved over the years into Anglo American Corporation (ACC) a mining company with operations in gold, coal, & expanded to oil & steel.
Kelly later received shares in ExxonMobil copper operations and became partners in mining operations in Brazil with the Amapa iron ore projects.
Avoiding the spotlight, Kelly spends much of his time dedicated to his philanthropic goals to give back much of the wealth he has acquired.
Kelly would like his most notable legacy alongside his massive generosity, donating millions of his personal wealth to charities and hospitals, is that he loved being a husband and father.