Robert Smith, the black founder and chief executive of the private equity firm Vista Equity Partners has a net worth of about US$4.4 billion, according to a 2018 estimate by Forbes magazine. Photo: AP

US billionaire Robert Smith shocks 400 graduates at Morehouse College with promise to pay off their student debt

  • An official at the historically-black, all-male college told a local news station that the gift was worth about US$40 million
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Robert Smith, the black founder and chief executive of the private equity firm Vista Equity Partners has a net worth of about US$4.4 billion, according to a 2018 estimate by Forbes magazine. Photo: AP
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