Presidential hopeful Ross Perot speaks at a rally in Austin, Texas, in 1992. Photo: AP

US billionaire Ross Perot, independent presidential candidate who shook up 1992 race, dies age 89

  • Perot leapt into the 1992 campaign as an independent and quickly found many Americans turned off by the Republican and Democratic parties
  • His outsider bid did not succeed, but he was a successful businessman. His fortune was estimated at US$4.1 billion by Forbes magazine in April
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Presidential hopeful Ross Perot speaks at a rally in Austin, Texas, in 1992. Photo: AP
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