Joe Coulombe

An entrepreneur from the United States who created Trader Joe's Two Buck Chuck.

Joe Coulombe, who created Trader Joe’s, a kitschy-style popular grocery shop known as Two Buck Chuck, died in his house in Pasadena, California, late Friday. In a statement, his son, also called Joe, said his father died after a long illness. Let us learn more about her by reading this post.

Bio, Age, Parents, Nationality

Joe was born in the United States on June 3, 1930, in the city of San Diego, in the state of California. His age is 89 years. Joseph Hardin Coulombe was his birth name. He is of white descent and is of American nationality. Similarly, he was born under the sign of Gemini and professes Christian faith. His parents and siblings’ identities have remained a mystery. However, some websites say that William Coulombe is his father.

Education Details

Joe earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Stanford University in 1952 and a master’s degree in business administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1954.

Quick Facts About Joe Coulombe

Joseph Hardin Coulombe

June 3, 1930

San Diego, California, U.S.
Died February 28, 2020 (aged 89)

Pasadena, California, U.S.
Occupation Entrepreneur
Known for Founder and CEO of Trader Joe’s
Spouse Alice Steere
Children 3

Joe Coulombe: Career, Net Worth 2023

Joe started his professional career at Rexall. In 1958, he was approached to help test the launch of Pronto Markets, a retail rival to 7-Eleven.

After operating six Pronto Markets in the Los Angeles area, Rexall asked him to shut them down. Instead, he had decided to buy them out.

After a decade of evolving his strategy in a competitive environment, he changed his company from Pronto Markets to Trader Joe’s in Pasadena in 1967.

He steered the chain to success before selling it to German oligarch Theo Albrecht in 1979. He was the CEO of Trader Joe’s until 1988 when he stepped down.

He has also served on the boards of directors of Cost Plus and True Religion Clothing.

At the time of his death, Joe Coulombe’s net worth was reported to be $16.7 billion. His fortune had grown as a result of his business venture. His compensation and assets, however, are still undisclosed.

Relationship Status of Joe Coulombe

Joe married Alice Steere Coulombe in 1952 when they were still both in graduate school. They have three children together. They had a happy life with their children until his death on February 20th, 2020.

Body Measurement – Height, Weight

Joe is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 70 kilograms, according to his body measurements. Similarly, he has dark hair and hazel eyes. He also wore a size 9 (US) shoe. His body is lean, with a chest measurement of 36 inches, a waist measurement of 30 inches, and a biceps measurement of 15 inches.

What caused Joe Coulombe’s death?

Joe Coulombe, who was 89 years old at the time of his death, died on February 29, 2020. According to a statement released by his son, Joe, he died at home in Pasadena, California, after a long illness. Aside from that, no official statement has been released in the mainstream media. His son, three children, and their wives, as well as six grandchildren, survive him.

FAQs of Joe Coulombe

How old is Joe Coulombe?

He is 89 years old as of 2023.

What is the height of Joe Coulombe?

His height is 5 feet and 9 inches.

How much does Joe Coulombe earn?

His net worth is 16.7 billion dollars.

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