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The World's Billionaires
#314 Robert Miller
03.08.07, 6:00 PM ET

Age: 61

Fortune: self made

Source: Future Electronics

Net Worth: $2.9 bil

Country Of Citizenship: Canada

Residence: Montreal , Canada, North America

Industry: Technology

Marital Status: married, 2 children

Education: Rider College, Bachelor of Arts / Science

Founded Future Electronics in 1968 and built it into the world's third-largest electronics distributor (products include semiconductors and electromechanical components); sector now in cyclical slump weighed down by rising inventories and margin pressures. Spirits still high: in December threw party for 6,000 employees and friends at the Bell Centre, Montreal's equivalent to Madison Square Garden, where Peter Cetera, former lead singer of the rock band Chicago, performed. Supports the Alcor Life Extension Foundation, which promotes cryonics, the science of freezing bodies with the intent to restore life when technology becomes available.

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For billionaires with publicly traded fortunes, net worths were calculated using share prices and exchange rates from February 9, 2007.

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