Tom Hicks Biography and Wiki

Tom Hicks is an accomplished American Private Equity Investor, Sports Team Owner and Financier who was born and brought-up in Port Arthur, Texas. He was a founding member of the HM Capital Partners (Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst) investment firm which previously owned a half of Liverpool F.C., an English football club.

Tom currently works as the Chairman of Hicks Holdings LLC which formerly owned the Texas Rangers, the Dallas Stars, and the Mesquite Championship Rodeo and currently which owns and operates Hicks Sports Group.. Since January 2019, he has been working as a Co-Chairman of the Republican National Committee in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Texas and has been a Member of the Board for the Drilling Tools International.

Tom Hicks Age

Hicks is 74 years old as of 2020, he was born on 7 February 1946 in Port Arthur, Texas, United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on 7th February every year and his birth sign is Aquarius.

Tom Hicks Height and Weight

Tom stands at an average height and has moderate weight. He appears to be quite tall in stature of his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.

Tom Hicks Education

Hicks went to Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur and after completing his high school studies, he graduated in 1964. He attended the University of Texas in Austin and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance in 1968. He furthered his studies by enrolling at University of Southern California and received a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in 1970. He is a renowned member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon social fraternity.

Tom Hicks Elementary

Tom owns a school based in Frisco, Texas called Tom Hicks Elementary School which is part of the Lewisville Independent School District. It was given his name after he donated the land for that school.

Tom Hicks Family, Parents and Siblings

Hicks was born and raised by his parents in Port Arthur, Texas. He spent his childhood with his brother Steven Hicks who is also an accomplished Businessman. Our efforts to find out more about his family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of his parents is still unclear. We will update this section once this information is available.

Tom Hicks Wife and Children

Tom is a happily married man. However, he likes to keep his personal matters private hence information about his wife including her identity is still unclear. He has not revealed any information about his children. Nevertheless, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Tom Hicks Net Worth

Hicks has an estimated net worth of $$1 Billion dollars as of 2020. This includes his assets, money and income. His primary source of income is his career as a Private Equity Investor, Sports Team Owner and Financier. Through his various sources of income, he has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Tom Hicks Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about him;

Tom Hicks Bio and Wiki

Full Names: Thomas Ollis Hicks Sr. Popular As: Tom Hicks Gender: Male Occupation / Profession: Private Equity Investor, Sports Team Owner and Financier Nationality: American Race / Ethnicity: Not Available Religion: Not Known Sexual Orientation: Straight

Tom Hicks Birthday

Age / How Old?: 74 years (2020) Zodiac Sign: Aquarius Date of Birth: 7 February 1946 Place of Birth: Port Arthur, Texas, United States of America Birthday: 7th February

Tom Hicks Body Measurements

Body Measurements: Not Available Height / How Tall?: Average Weight: Moderate Eye Color: Brown Hair Color: Greyish-Brown Shoe Size: Not Available

Tom Hicks Family and Relationship

Father (Dad): Not Known Mother: Not Known Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Steven Hicks Marital Status: Married Wife/Spouse: Not Available Children: Not Available

Tom Hicks Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth: $1 Billion Salary: Under Review Source of Income: Private Equity Investor, Sports Team Owner and Financier

Tom Hicks House and Cars

Place of living: Dallas, Texas, USA Cars: Car Brand to be Updated

Tom Hicks Dallas Stars

In December 1995, Tom contracted to purchase the National Hockey League (NHL) franchise, Dallas Stars, from Norman Green.  In December 1995, Hicks bought the Dallas Stars for $82 million. He served as the Stars’ Chairman of the Board and the club’s representative on the NHL Board of Governors during his tenure as owner of the club.

Hicks played an instrumental role in the development and planning of the American Airlines Center. The Stars won seven division titles, two Western Conference crowns, two Presidents’ Trophies (as the team with the best regular-season record), two consecutive trips to the Stanley Cup Finals and the 1999 Stanley Cup Championship under Hicks’ ownership.

Tom’s company defaulted on $525 million in bank loans backed by the Stars in April 2010 and a 50% interest in the American Airlines Center. Lenders voted to agree to have the Stars file for bankruptcy and sold at auction on September 13, 2011. A bankruptcy court judge approved a bid by Vancouver businessman and Kamloops Blazers owner Tom Gaglardi on November 22, 2011, to buy the team for $240 million.

Tom Hicks Texas Rangers

Hicks bought the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball’s American League in June 1998, from George W. Bush. The Rangers won the American League West Division crown in 1998 and 1999 under Hicks’ ownership but failed to deliver a World Series.

Tom made headlines across all MLB when he personally negotiated and signed shortstop Alex Rodriguez to the biggest contract in MLB history at that time; a ten-year, $252 million deal at the December 2000 winter meetings. The contract later turned out to be a big blunder for Hicks as it severely limited Rangers’ ability to sign other players.

Hicks pointed to the blockbuster contract years later, as “one of his biggest regrets”. It was announced on January 23, 2010, that Tom Hicks had agreed to sell the Rangers to a group led by Chuck Greenberg and Nolan Ryan. He would have been a minority shareholder in the new ownership group.

Frequently asked questions about Tom Hicks

Who is Tom Hicks?

Tom Hicks is an accomplished American Private Equity Investor, Sports Team Owner and Financier. He was a founding member of the HM Capital Partners (Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst) investment firm which previously owned a half of Liverpool F.C., an English football club.

How old is Tom Hicks?

Hicks is 74 years old as of 2020, he was born on 7 February 1946 in Port Arthur, Texas, United States of America. His birth sign is Aquarius.

How tall is Tom Hicks?

Tom stands at an average height, he has not shared his height with the public. His height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.

Is Tom Hicks married?

Yes, he is a married man. However, he likes to keep his personal matters private hence information about his wife including her identity is still unclear.

How much is Tom worth?

Hicks has an estimated net worth of $$1 Billion dollars as of 2020. This includes his assets, money and income. His primary source of income is his career as a Private Equity Investor, Sports Team Owner and Financier.

Where does Hicks live?

He is a resident of Dallas, Texas, USA, we shall upload pictures of his house as soon as we have them.

Is Tom dead or alive?

He is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.

Tom Hicks Social Media Contacts

Tom is inactive on all of his social media accounts. He does not use any social media handle like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Tiktok and Website.

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