There are probably more than 25 fascinating facts about Elizabeth Holmes, but for the purposes of our list, we’ll keep it at 25.
Elizabeth Holmes had an impossible dream called Theranos she turned into reality, but it was all fake. According to reports, Holmes was the mastermind behind one of the most prolific scams in American history.
With her wide-eyed, rarely-blinking gaze, and deep voice, Holmes commanded attention and she had it. And, she used it to manipulated an entire industry and duped hundreds of employees.
Intrigued? We are. So, without further ado, we present 25 fascinating facts about Elizabeth Holmes!
She was born on February 3, 1984, in Washington DC.
She hated Needles
A Powerhouse Family
Holmes’ father, Christian Rasmus Holmes IV, was a vice president at Enron. Her mother Noel Anne Daoust, was a Congressional committee staffer. Interestingly, Holmes’ great-grandfather, Christian Rasmus Holmes, was a Danish physician. He was married to Bettie Fleischmann who was the daughter of Charles Louis Fleischmann, the founder of Fleischmann’s Yeast. Dr. Holmes also founded the Cincinnati General Hospital and the University of Cincinnati’s medical school.