More renowned as the billionaire real-estate tycoon, and former lover of Elizabeth Hurley who originally denied fathering her baby.
Son of Peter Bing, who serves on Stanford University's board of trustees
In a very bold move, he personally invested close to $80 million of the budget of The Polar Express (2004). He covered roughly half the cost of the Robert Zemeckis film.
Grandson of Leo S. Bing, namesake of the auditorium at the L.A. County Museum of Art. The Bing Wing of Green Library at Stanford University is also named after the family.more » « less