Peter Seidler Business Family And Earnings
Seidler is a billionaire thanks to his private equity firm and a baseball team.
Born on November 7, 1960, the love for baseball was in his DNA. Siedler is one of the ten children of Therese O'Malley Seidler and the late Ronald Seidler Jr and was raised in Los Angeles.
Peter Siedler Family Connection To Baseball
Peter Siedler father Ronald Seidler Jr was the founder of the Los Angeles-based investment banking and financial services firm, The Seidler Companies.
Ronald passed away at age 77 in 2006. His mother comes from the renowned American business family O'Malley.
O'Malley family are the previous owners of the MLB team Los Angeles Dodgers. Their baseball reign for the O'Malley began in 1947, when Walter O'Malley, Peter's grandfather, became part owner.
Under O'Malley, Dodgers had some of their best years, winning World Series Title six times before his uncle, Peter O'Malley sold the baseball team to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp for $311 million. Now the Dodgers are the second most valuable team in the MLB and stand at $4.075 billion behind the Yankees, who are at $6 billion.
The Private Equity Firm That Made Him Rich
After earning his MBA from the University of California, Siedler's major earning comes from the private equity firm Siedler Equity Partners, which he founded in 1992. It is based in Marina Del Rey, California, and is valued at $3.5 billion.
He is the co-owner of the equity firm along with Robert Seidler and Eric Kutsenda. The success of the equity firm allowed the Seidler family to purchase the MLB team in 2012.
Peter Seideler Wife Sheel Seidler And Their Life In Los Angeles
Peter lives in California with his wife, Sheel Seidler, and their three kids. Peter previously sold his mansion in Los Feliz Oaks in 2014 for $4.6 million.
The house was built in 2004 and covered 7,380 square feet of land. On his Instagram, Peter gives glimpses of his family life with Sheel and has tried to keep his kids, two girls, and one boy, away from the public limelight.
Sheel is a yoga instructor with a law degree from the University of San Diego. The couple tied the knot in 2008, and despite their significant age gap, their relationship has only flourished.
Peter Charitable Works In San Diego
Seidler is a philanthropist. He has previously donated to groups such as the Stand Up To Cancer Legacy Endowment Circle and Lucky Duck Foundation.
Homelessness is one of the most heated topics in the San Diego area and Peter wants to help those facing this crisis.
The businessman is part of the Tuesday Group which discusses decreasing the problem of homelessness around the San Diego area. The group was formed in 2017 and holds its weekly meetings on Tuesdays.
In 2017, Peter donated $1.5 million to homeless shelters and won the title of Nice Guy of The Year. With his wife, Peter plays an active role in medical matters. He has previously worked with the San Diego Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The American Cancer Society, and The Turning Point Home.