Goldsmith, Ben

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Goldsmith, Ben Gender: M
Benjamin James Goldsmith
born on 28 October 1980 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Rectified from approx. time
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 05°26' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 11°28 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 16°56'


English financier and environmentalist. The son of financier Sir James Goldsmith and Lady Annabel Goldsmith he is one of the founders and managers of the sustainability-focused investment firm WHEB Group. He has used his personal wealth to support both philanthropic and political projects in the area of the environment and sustainability.

He had a high profile marriage to Rothschild heiress's Kate Emma Rothschild which ended in 2012. The split gained tabloid headlines in the UK after being dubbed the first "Twitter Divorce" for playing out on social media via posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes date and place from Goldsmith's mother's book, "Annabel: An Unconventional Life" by Lady Annabel Goldsmith (George Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2004); with speculative time based on her statement on page 244 that he was born "that evening."


  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist
  • Vocation : Business : Banker/ Financier
  • Vocation : Politics : Other Politics (environmentalist)
  • Notable : Famous : Socialite