Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III net worth 2023, Age, Wife, Children, Family

Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III net worth

Read about Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III net worth, age, wife, children, height, family, parents, salary, and business as well as other information you need to know.


Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III is an American retired public relations executive. Vanderbilt was heavily involved with bringing the Grammys back to New York and the tall ships to New York for the 500th anniversary of Columbus discovering America.

He is the father of James Platten Vanderbilt, son of Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Jr., and grandson of Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt. His great-grandfather, Cornelius Vanderbilt II, had been one of America’s most revered businessmen; his great-great-grandfather, William Henry Vanderbilt had been the richest man in the world.

Early life

NameAlfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III
Net Worth$10 million
OccupationRetired business executive
Age73 years
Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III net worth

Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III was born on December 20, 1949 (age 73 years) in New York, United States. Vanderbilt graduated from The Buckley School in New York in 1964. His family traveled extensively and some of his high school years were spent in other countries before graduating from Loyola High School in New York.

Vanderbilt started a Rock ‘n Roll band called The Four Fifths in 1965. The band was signed to Columbia Records and released “If You Still Want Me” and “Have You Ever Loved A Girl”, published by Scope Music Inc. (BMI) in November 1966, record JZSP 116493 and 116494.


Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III did not follow his father into the family horse-racing business, instead forming a career in public relations. Vanderbilt started working as an associate at Carl Byoir & Associations in New York City in 1981 and worked at other firms including Hill and Knowlton, Inc.

Prior to commencing his own agency, The Vanderbilt Agency, in New York City, in 1990 where he was president and chief executive officer before retiring in 2017.

In 2010, Vanderbilt created the Vanderbilt Cemetery Association to preserve the Vanderbilt family mausoleum and cemetery at the Moravian Cemetery in New Dorp on Staten Island, New York. He has organized Vanderbilt family reunions and lectures about the Vanderbilts.

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His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential public relations executives in the United States. Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III stands at an appealing height of 1.83m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.


Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III was married to Alison Platten. The couple became engaged in June 1971 and they had their wedding on August 18, 1971. He and his wife Alison had two children, James Platten Vanderbilt and Travis Murray Vanderbilt, before divorcing in 2016. As of 2023, Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III is single and has not remarried.

Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III net worth

How much is Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III worth? Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III net worth is estimated at around $10 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a business executive. Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt III’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $800,000 dollars annually.

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