Who is Dana Blumberg?
American ophthalmologist and entrepreneur Dana Blumberg was born in New York City, USA, in 1974; her exact date of birth remains undisclosed, but Gemini’s believed to be her zodiac sign. She’s probably known best for being the wife of American billionaire businessman Robert Kenneth Kraft, who’s 33 years her senior.
Early life and education
Dana was raised in New York City by her father Nathan Blumberg who was a urology specialist, and who worked for Repro-Med Systems, Inc. and mother Marlene Blumberg who was also a doctor, but who passed away in October 2014; Nathan was an alumnus of Saint Louis University, while Marlene was an alumnus of Cornell University. Because Dana hasn’t spoken about having siblings, it’s believed that she has none.
Dana grew up focused on her education, wanting to follow in her parents’ footsteps and become a doctor. She was amongst the best students at her high school, and upon matriculating in 1992 enrolled at Brown University, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1996; she continued her education at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, graduating with a Master of Public Health degree in 2000.
Dana competed her internship at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, and was in 2006 presented with the Wilmer Eye Institute Teaching Award.
She’s today working as an associate professor of ophthalmology at New York – Presbyterian Hospital, and is an ophthalmologist at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
Love life and marriage
Dana and Robert met at a charity event in 2019, and went on their first date only a couple of days later; they kept their relationship away from the media’s attention, and it was famous American fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger who announced on 5 March 2022 that Dana and Robert had become engaged. The two exchanged vows in a large ceremony in New York City on 14 October 2022.
Dana hasn’t mentioned other people whom she’s perhaps dated, while it’s known that Robert was married to American philanthropist Myra Hiatt Kraft from June 1963 to 20 July 2011, when she died from ovarian cancer; they had four sons together. From June 2012 through 2018, Robert was in a relationship with American actress and model Ricki Noel Lander.
Dana’s married to Robert Kraft as of March 2023, and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Dana’s a philanthropist and has attended a number of fundraisers, while she’s mostly focused on aiding the elderly and underprivileged children.
She’s passionate about travelling and has been all around the world, while her favorite city to travel to is Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Dana’s a lover of animals, and has several pet dogs and cats.
She isn’t a fan of social media networks, and thus isn’t active on any.
Dana’s an avid horseback rider.
Her favorite actress is Meryl Streep, while some of her favorite movies are “Julia & Julia”, “Mary Poppins Returns” and “Into the Woods”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Dana’s either 48 or 49 years old. She has brown eyes and blonde hair, is 5ft 7ins (1.71m) tall and weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).
Dana’s net worth’s been estimated at over $6 million as of March 2023, and her husband Robert’s at over $10.6 billion.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaged to girlfriend, reports say https://t.co/t2pdV0ojux
— WCVB-TV Boston (@WCVB) March 7, 2022
Who is her husband Robert?
American billionaire businessman Robert Kenneth Kraft was born in Brookline, Massachusetts USA, on 5 June 1941, so Gemini’s his zodiac sign. He’s the CEO of the diversified holding company Kraft Group, and has been the owner of the National Football League (NFL) team New England Patriots since 1994; since 1996, he’s also been the owner of Major League Soccer (MLS) team New England Revolution, and since 2017 of the e-sports team Boston Uprising.
Robert was raised in Brookline by his father Harry Kraft who was a dress manufacturer, and mother Sarah Bryna (nee Webber) who was a housewife; Robert was raised Jewish, and his father hoped that his son would become a rabbi. He studied at Edward Devotion School, eventually transferring to Brookline High School from which he matriculated in 1959. Robert continued his education at Columbia University; he was the class president and was on the university’s tennis team. He graduated in 1963, and continued his education at Harvard Business School, graduating with a Master’s degree in 1965.
Robert launched his career by joining the firm Rand-Whitney Group, which was owned by his father-in-law Jacob Hiatt; he became its owner in 1968, aged 27, and has been serving as its chairman to this day.
Robert founded the company International Forest Products in 1972, and it ranked #7 on the 2001 list of Top 100 US Export/Import Companies compiled by the magazine “The Journal of Commerce”. He invested in New England Television Corp. in 1982, and in the following year became its board director, becoming the president of the corporation in 1986, then in 1991 sold his shares for $25 million.
Robert’s been interested in investing in sports since the launch of his career. He and four other people bought the World Team Tennis (WTT) team Boston Lobsters in 1974, which became the best team in the following years, but folded in 1978.
In 1988, Robert bought the Schaefer Stadium at which the New England Patriots were playing, and with it the lease to the team through 2001; he purchased the team for $172 million in 1994.
He founded the Major League Soccer team New England Revolution in 1996, and then had plans to purchase a Premier League soccer team, but eventually chose not to.
When Robert bought the Boston Uprising in July 2017, it was one of only seven professional e-sports team for the Overwatch League; they placed third in the league’s inaugural season.
Robert’s donated over $100 million to charity organizations through Kraft Foundation, while he’s also donated $100,000 to the victims’ families of the Boston Marathon bombing, and $6 million for a soccer stadium to be built in Israel.
Robert and 24 others were charged with first-degree misdemeanor for soliciting a prostitute in 2019, while at a spa; the charges were eventually dropped.