Hilary Geary (born in 1951) is an American Businesswoman, Author, and Art Collector from New York, USA. She is popularly known as the Spouse of Wilbur Ross Jr. (American investor and the current United States Secretary of Commerce).
Furthermore, the 67-year-old Hilary worked at Sens Unique Boutique at Alexander’s years ago. Later, her mother’s family helped her to establish Palm Beach, Florida as a popular society resort destination. Moreover, Geary then started writing for Quest as a society editor.
She also wrote for “New York Social Diary” which is also dedicated to wealthy society. In addition, Hilary authored two books titled “New York, New York” and “Palm Beach People”.
As an art collector, Hilary and her partner lent some of their items to the Museum of Modern Art. They also support local businesses in Palm Beach. They both are members of the Palm Beach Preservation Foundation.
In fact, Geary and Ross are close friends of US President Donald Trump and his family for years.
Profile, Parents & Early Life
Wilbur Ross Jr’s Wife was born in 1951 in New York, The United States of America. Hence, Hilary Geary’s age is 67 years old, as of 2018. Her parents James Jeffrey Roche (father) and Murray Wood (mother) were both from New York’s elite. The authors’ real birth name is Hilary Roche.
Furthermore, Hilary dad was the editor of a New York-based publication. The author’s mom was a columnist for a Southampton publication. Her parents divorced and Patricia then remarried Wimbledon legend Sidney Wood.
Moreover, Hilary’s paternal grandfather Arthur Somers Roche was a famous novelist. Her maternal grandfather John F. Murray was a former commissioner of the Port of New York Authority. Geary completed her school education from Hewitt School. She graduated from the Finch College in New York.
Trivia & Random Details
|Real Full Birth Name||Hilary Roche.|
|Profession||Internet Personality, Author, and Art Collector.|
|Famous for||Being the wife Wilbur Ross Jr. (American investor and the current United States Secretary of Commerce).|
|Age (As of 2018)||67 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1951.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||New York, USA.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Not available.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Current Residence||New York, USA.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 6".
Centimeters: 168 cm.
Meters: 1.68 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 54 Kg.
Pounds: 119 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||32-25-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Tattoo details?||Will Update.|
|Parents||Father: James Jeffrey Roche.
Mother: Patricia Murray Wood.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Alfonse D’Amato.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||1. John Geary (m. 1973 - div. 1995)
2. Peter Green.
3. Wilbur Ross Jr. (m. 2004 - present).
|Son||John Geary III and Ted Geary.|
|School||The Hewitt School.|
|College/ University||Finch College.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Hanks.
Actress: Meryl Streep.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Reading.|
|Favorite Food||French Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$150 Million US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Annual Income & Earnings||Under Review.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Personal Affairs, Spouse & Children
Roche married her first husband John White Geary II in 1973. He was a founding partner of Ziebarth, Geary & Co., members of the New York Stock Exchange.
Moreover, John already married and divorced twice before marrying Hilary. He also had three daughters from previous relationships.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Hilary Geary
- Hilary and John also shared two sons named John Geary III and Ted Geary together. In 1995, John passed away due to health issues.
- Later, she started dating Alfonse D’Amato (former U.S. Senator).
- Furthermore, Hilary wedded second spouse Peter Green (British investment banker). But that marriage didn’t last long.
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- On October 9, 2004, Roche tied the knot with her partner Wilbur Ross Jr.
- The estimated Net worth of Hilary Geary is $150 million US Dollars, as of 2018.
- They are prolific art collectors. They reportedly have a combined art collection worth $125 million USD.