David Booth net worth: David G. Booth is an American funding supervisor and philanthropist who has a net worth of $5 billion. David Booth is the co-founder and CEO of Dimensional Fund Advisors, an Austin Texas based mostly agency that has over $215 billion in funds below administration. Booth co-founded Dimensional Fund Advisors with Eduardo Repetto in 1981. David Booth is legendary for making the biggest ever donation to a enterprise college when he gave $300 million to The University of Chicago which he attended from 1969-1971. Today he’s the namesake for The University of Chicago’s Booth Business School. Booth attended the University of Kansas for his undergraduate diploma. In 2004 he donated $9 million to construct the Booth Family Hall of Athletics at The University of Kansas. The Hall is connected to the college’s Allen Fieldhouse. He has been married to Suzanne Deal since 1998 and the couple has two kids. David and Suzanne made headlines after they spent $four.three million to buy the unique guidelines of basketball written by the game’s founder James Naismith. The Booths donated the 119 yr outdated, 13 rule doc to the University of Kansas. Naismith based the University of Kansas’ basketball program and would go on to teach for the college for 9 seasons.