John Marion is an auctioneer and philanthropist from America. From 1975, he worked as the Chairman of Sotheby’s till the year 1994.
John Marion: Birth facts, Family, and Childhood
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.
John attended Fordham University in New York City and graduated in the year 1956. After he completed his college, he served for 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 from the auctioneer, he became President in 1972 and Chairman in 1975.
He experimented in 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, he 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 2022, 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, he always maintained top-notch professionalism in his work. His work was always admirable, and his hard work reflected on 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.
Social Media Profile
He is active on social media. He does not use Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.