Robert Mercer

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Person.png Robert Mercer   SourcewatchRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(businessman, financier, computer scientist)
BornRobert Leroy Mercer
San Jose, California, U.S.
Alma materUniversity of New Mexico Albuquerque, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Children • 3
• including
• Rebekah
SpouseDiana Lynne
Founder ofCambridge Analytica
Hedge fund millionaire

Dr. Robert Mercer is a hedge fund manager. He co-founded Cambridge Analytica with Steve Bannon. Carole Cadwalladr referred to him in a Guardian article as "the big data billionaire waging war on mainstream media".[1]


Mercer is a major funder of Brexit, Breitbart News, Obama's political campaign and that of Donald Trump.

Project Censored reports that "Since 2010, Mercer has donated $95 million to right-wing political campaigns and nonprofits."[2]

Mercer spent $75 million on a yacht, Sea Owl.[3]