John Paul Getty III, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


John Paul Getty III

eldest of the four children of John Paul Getty, Jr.

Date of Birth: 04-Jul-1956

Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Date of Death: 05-Feb-2011

Profession: actor, entrepreneur

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About John Paul Getty III

  • John Paul Getty III (; November 4, 1956 – February 5, 2011), was the grandson of American oil tycoon J.
  • Paul Getty, who was once the richest man in the world.
  • While living in Rome in 1973, he was kidnapped for a $17 million ransom.
  • His grandfather was reluctant to pay, as he felt that it could have put his other grandchildren in danger.
  • After his severed ear was received by a newspaper, a deal was done, and Getty was released.
  • He developed drug and alcohol addiction, eventually leading to a stroke that left him severely disabled for the rest of his life.

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