Blake Nordstrom (born 1960 – died January 2, 2019) was an American Businessman and Co-President of Nordstrom from Washington, D.C. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of the company. Furthermore, the 58-year-old businessman was one of the heirs of the Nordstrom franchises (American chain of luxury department stores).
The company also operates in Canada and its headquarters is in Seattle, Washington. Moreover, Blake shared the company with his brothers named Peter and Erik Nordstrom. The businessman recently passed away at the age of 58.
On 10th December 2018, Nordstrom revealed that he diagnosed with lymphoma. It is a cancer of the lymphatic system. In addition, Blake died on the 2nd of January 2019 in Washington after he lost his fight against cancer.
Mr. Nordstrom was the great-grandson of John W. Nordstrom. He was a Swedish immigrant. John invested $13,000 USD in a gold mine stake in a Seattle shoe store. Later, the company eventually grew into a nationwide chain of department stores.
Profile, Parents & Early Life
The Co-President of Nordstrom was born in 1960 in Washington, D.C., United States of America. Therefore, Blake Nordstrom’s age was 58-years-old, as of 2019. He was the eldest son of Bruce Nordstrom (father) and Fran Nordstrom (mother).
Furthermore, his brothers Erik and Peter are also the co-presidents of their family business. Blake grew up on Mercer Island. He was also the captain of his high-school basketball team. He studied economics and rowed crew at the University of Washington. Later, the businessman graduated in 1982.
Moreover, Blake later started working at the company as a stock boy. In the summer of 2000, Nordstrom became president of the company. He became the fourth generation of the company who will run the business.
Blake was married to his wife named “Molly Nordstrom”. The couple also shared two children i.e. a son and a daughter together. But we don’t have much information about them.
|Full Birth Name||Blake W. Nordstrom.|
|Profession||Co-President of Nordstrom and Businessman.|
|Age (As of 2019)||58 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1960.|
|Date of Death||January 2, 2019.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Washington, D.C., United States of America.|
|Famous For||Was the heir of Nordstrom Company (Luxury Department Store)|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Not available.|
|Current Residence||Washington, D.C., USA.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 2".
Centimeters: 185 cm.
Meters: 1.85 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 85 Kg.
Pounds: 187 lbs.
|Biceps Size||15 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||42-32-37.|
|Shoe Size (US)||12.|
|Parents||Father: Bruce Nordstrom.
Mother: Fran Nordstrom.
|Siblings||Brother: Erik and Peter Nordstrom.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not available.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Molly Nordstrom.|
|Children||one daughter and one son.|
|Alma Mater||The University of Washington.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Hanks.
Actress: Meryl Streep.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Favorite Color||Black and White.|
|Love to do||Reading.|
|Favorite Dishes||Italian Cuisine.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||$208 Million US Dollars (As of 2018).|
|Earnings per month||Under review.|
|Office Address||Will Update.|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Will Update.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Blake Nordstrom
- The family changed a single store into a company with hundreds of stores across the country.
- His company’s market value of nearly $8 billion US Dollar.
- According to Forbes, the estimated Net worth of Blake Nordstrom was $208 million USD.
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- His height was around 6 Feet 2 Inches (185 centimeters) and weighed 85 Kilograms (187 Pound) approximately.
- During his childhood, Blake was interested in things like minibikes and go-karts.
- Furthermore, his mother “Fran” died of cancer in 1984.