Harold Simmons

Business Person
United States

Harold Simmons Bio

Who is Harold Simmons

Harold Clark Simmons was world renowned businessman and billionaire of United States. He was popular for his ownership in Contran Corporation and of Valhi, Inc.

Early Life (Childhood)

Simmons graduated in BA and MA from the University of Texas at Austin in economics. He served as a bank examiner in U.S government.

Interesting Facts

He has a net worth of $ 10.0 billion. He was philanthropist as well. He had launched his career as an investor. His parents were Baptists.

Personal Life

He has a two children from his first wife. Secondly he married Sandra K. Saliba and had two children. Later they split. And married Annette Caldwell Fleck, along with her two children.


He was awarded with Charles Cameron Sprague Community Service Award, Annette G. Strauss Humanitarian Award, Angel of Freedom Award and Human Rights Initiative.


Simmons got penalty of $19,000 by the Federal Election Commission as he exceeded the legal limit of campaign contributions.