Frank Giustra Bio
Frank Giustra is a Canadian billionaire and mining financier with ties to the Clintons who owns the luxury mansion where Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have stayed on Vancouver Island, according to Page Six. Giustra serves on the board of the Clinton Foundation and was involved in controversies about the Clintons and uranium.
Giustra, the co-founder of Hollywood studio Lionsgate, is one of the biggest donors to the Clintons and is on the board of their foundation.
He ran into controversy when, in 2005, he traveled to Kazakhstan with then-President Bill Clinton.
His Clinton Foundation bio says “Frank Giustra is president and chief executive officer of Fiore Financial Corporation, a private firm managing a broad portfolio of private equity investments. Frank has an established track record of building natural resource companies through access to capital and creative deal-making.”
The Foundation bio adds, “In 2007, Frank and President Bill Clinton launched the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership, with the focus of creating social and economic development programs in parts of the world where poverty is widespread, including Colombia, Peru, Mexico, and Haiti.”
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Canadian mining magnate Giustra, 62, reportedly loaned the couple the home
- It is where they finalized their plan to scale back on royal duties over the holidays
- The couple have so far refused to name the secretive homeowner
- But Page Six reports Giustra owns Mille Fleurs and lent it to the royals for free
- Giustra is close friends with David Foster, who helped arrange the royals stay
- He is one of the biggest donors to the Clintons and is on their foundation’s board
- But he ran into controversy when he traveled to Kazakhstan with then-President Bill Clinton in 2005 where they met with then-president Nursultan Nazarbayev
- And in 2016 questions arose about the money he gave to the Clinton Foundation
Frank Giustra Age
He is 62 years old
Frank Giustra Net Worth
Giustra can certainly afford a mansion as luxurious as the one where Harry and Meghan landed. He’s worth a billion dollars.
Frank Giustra Early Life
Frank Giustra “was born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada in 1957. He has been successful in the industries of filmmaking and mining,” the site reports.
Frank Giustra Education
In 1979, Giustra graduated from Douglas College. “He started his career working as an assistant trader and stockbroker for Merrill Lynch,” it adds.
He turned Yorkton Securities into a “major force in the world of international mining finance,”
Frank Giustra House, Harry, and Meghan
The mystery billionaire who let Harry and Meghan stay in his $14million mansion in Canada is said to be Frank Giustra, a businessman whose close ties to the Clintons have caused controversy in the past.
Canadian mining magnate Giustra, 62, is said to have loaned the couple the home where they finalized their plan to scale back their royal duties over the New Year, according to The New York Post.
The couple has so far refused to name the secretive multi-millionaire who loaned them the Canadian mansion.
But Page Six reports Giustra is the owner of Mille Fleurs, the seafront home close to Victoria, British Columbia. He is understood to have loaned the home for free.
Giustra is close friends with David Foster, who arranged for the Duke and Duchess to stay at the imposing home. Music producer Foster is the husband of Broadway star Katharine McPhee, a friend of Meghan’s since their school days.
Frank Giustra House Price
Ownership by Giustra would be at odds with what DailyMail.com was told by a realtor involved in the 2014 sale of the home. That person, who had to sign a nondisclosure agreement, said it was bought by a billionaire who is neither Canadian nor or American for $18 million CAD – $14 million.