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Here's 10 surprising facts about the business magnate and philanthropist are:
1.His father was a con artist and a bigamist.Rockefellers father was a traveling conman who traveled the country selling herbal-remedies, gaining him the nickname Doc Rockefeller.2.Every year, Rockefeller celebrated the anniversary of landing his first job.On September 26, 1855, a Cleveland merchant company hired the teenaged Rockefeller as an assistant bookkeeper. From that year forward, the tycoon celebrated job day every September 26 to commemorate his entrance into the business world, and he considered the date more important than his birthday.3.Rockefeller lived so long that his life insurance company had to pay him $5 million.4.During his time abroad, Rockefeller briefly worked in the London branch of what was to become the Chase Manhattan Bank.5.Rockefeller donated more than $500 million to various philanthropic causes.6. Rockefeller became well known in his later life for the practice of giving dimes to adults and nickels to children wherever he went.7.The Rockefeller Foundation has distributed more than $14 billion in current dollars.8. Rockefeller remained totally abstinent from alcohol and tobacco throughout his life.9.His Grandfather, John D. Rockefeller, was listed as the 7th richest person of all time by the Time Magazine. 10. Having returned to the United States to complete his graduate studies, in 1940 he received a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.