Dan Friedkin

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Dan Friedkin
BornThomas Daniel Friedkin
1965 (age 52–53)
San Diego, California, United States
ResidenceHouston, Texas, United States
Alma materGeorgetown University
Rice University
OccupationCEO, Gulf States Toyota Distributors
Net worth$3.9 billion (December 2016)[1]
Spouse(s)Debra Friedkin
Parent(s)Thomas H. Friedkin
Susan Wille Friedkin

Thomas Daniel Friedkin (born 1965) is an American billionaire, the CEO of Gulf States Toyota Distributors, which was founded by his father, Thomas Hoyt Friedkin, and president and CEO of the Friedkin Companies.

Early life[edit]

Dan Friedkin was born in 1965 in San Diego, California,[2] the son of Thomas H. Friedkin.[1] He has a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University, and a master's from Rice University.[3]


Dan Friedkin is the CEO of Gulf States Toyota Distributors.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He and his wife Debra have four children and live in Houston.[1][3]

Friedkin is the founder and chairman of the Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation and "one of nine civilian Heritage Flight pilots qualified to fly in formation with U.S. Air Force single-ship demonstration teams".[2]


  1. ^ a b c d "Dan Friedkin". Forbes. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Dan Friedkin - Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation". Airforceheritageflight.org. 2010-12-06. Retrieved 2017-03-26.
  3. ^ a b "T. Dan Friedkin | Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute". Ckwri.tamuk.edu. Retrieved 2017-03-26.