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(Auctioneer, Philanthropist)

John Marion is an American auctioneer and philanthropist. He served as the Chairman of Sotheby's from 1975 to 1994.

Relationship Facts of John Marion

John Marion is married to Anne Windfohr Marion.
John Marion married on May 26, 1988.
💑 Anniversary in 43 days 💑
He is father of None.
John Marion is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of John Marion?

John Marion is a married man. He is married to his longtime girlfriend, Anne Windfohr Marion. His wife is a philanthropist.

The couple tied the knot on 26th May 1988 at the Church of the Heavenly Rest on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, New York City.

There is no information about their children.

John Marion: Biography in Details

Who is John Marion?

John Marion is an auctioneer and philanthropist from America. From 1975, he worked as the Chairman of Sotheby’s till the year 1994.

What are the birth facts of John Marion?

Marion was born in Gardiner, New York, United States, and his birth date is unknown. His birth name is John L. Marion. His ethnicity is Caucasian and his nationality is American.

His mother’s name is Louis J. Marion and his father’s name is unknown. He seems like a single child as there is no information about his siblings.

Education History

John Marion attended Fordham University in New York City and graduated in the year 1956. After he completed college, he served in defense as a lieutenant in the United States Navy.

Later, he studied decorative arts at Columbia University

John Marion: Professional Life, Career

From the year 1960, John started his career as an auctioneer at Sotheby. As mentioned above, he was in the defense field prior. Soon after the auctioneer, he became President in 1972 and Chairman in 1975.

He experimented with writing and in 1989, he co-wrote a book, The Best of Everything: The Insider’s Guide to Collecting–For Every Taste and Every Budget. 

In this book, he shared some facts regarding the auction, he mentioned that it is not necessary to buy anything to attend auctions and become a collector having a limited budget as well.

Then in 1994, John Marion took retirement. Even after the exit, he is serving at Sotheby’s Advisory Board.

John Marion: Salary and Net Worth

Marion’s salary is unknown. As of 2023, he has an estimated net worth of $400k. However, looking at his lifestyle, he seems to have a good standard of lifestyle.

John Marion: Rumors and Controversy

During his entire career, John Marion always maintained top-notch professionalism in his work. His work was always admirable, and his hard work reflected in how well he did in his career. He always maintains a decent and admirable image in his entire career without attracting any rumors and controversy.

Instead of attracting unwanted attention, he made everyone believe that he has no interest in becoming a controversial figure.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

John Marion’s hair color is brown but now he is bald and his eye color is brown. His height, weight, shoe size, etc. are unknown.

Is John Marion active on social media?

John Marion is active on social media. He does not use Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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