John Jacob Astor

John Jacob Astor bio

Birth Name: John Jacob Astor IV

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: Walldorf, Germany

Date Of Birth: July 17, 1763

Date Of Death: April 15, 1912

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

John Jacob Astor was born on the 17th of July, 1763. He was famous for being a Entrepreneur. Businessman and investor who became the first American multimillionaire after creating a monopoly in the fur trading industry.

John Jacob Astor was born in Walldorf, Germany. His first job was working for his father as a dairy salesmen. He started his business smuggling opium around the time of the Revolutionary War.

John Jacob Astor was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Jacob Astor was born in 1760s.

John Jacob Astor IV is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


John’s John Jacob Astor IV attended Harvard University.


John Jacob Astor’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on John Jacob Astor’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, John Jacob Astor kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

John Jacob Astor was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Jacob Astor IV
NICKNAME: Jack, John Jacob Astor IV, John Jacob Astor



Zodiac Sign: John Jacob Astor was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: John Jacob Astor was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: John Jacob Astor had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

John Jacob Astor’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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