Sam Bankman- Fried Parents. His Father, Joseph and Mother, Barbara Fried
Sam Bankman-Fried was born to his parents, Joseph Bankman and Barbara Fried, on March 6, 1992.
As of 2022, Sam is currently 30 years old. The entrepreneur was born in his hometown Stanford, California, United States.
The investor's father and mother are renowned personalities who have got their Wikipedia page with their career and biography details. According to Wikipedia information, Sam's father, Joseph Bankman, is a professional attorney from America who is working at Stanford Law School as Ralph M. Parsons Professor of Law and Business.
In 1977, Joseph received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and in 1980, the Yale Law School awarded him with a J.D.
In 2004, Sam's dad and his coworkers created a concept for a California application called Ready Return in which taxpayers' tax forms were prefilled and needed to be corrected by the users.
Due to lobbying attempts from the maker of tax preparation software, Intuit, the idea got allegedly defeated by one vote in the California Assembly.
Similarly, talking about Sam's mom, Barbara Fried is a lawyer from the United States who serves as the William W. and Gertrude H. Saunders Professor of Law at Stanford University.
Barbara worked as an associate attorney at the legal firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison from 1984 to 1987 before joining the faculty at Stanford Law School.
Before that, Sam's mother worked as a legal intern for J. Edward Lumbard, Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, from 1983 to 1984.
Barbara received a B.A. magna cumm laude from Harvard College in 1977, an M.A. in Literature from Harvard University in 1980. Similarly, Sam’s mother was also got awarded a J.D. magna cumm laude from Harvard Law School in 1983.
Moreover, Fried, Sam's mom, is one of the co-founders of the political fundraising group Mind the Gap, which supports progressive political candidates and gives money to organizations that help people vote.