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						Glen Bell

Glen Bell

Date of Birth September 3, 1923
Date of Death January 16, 2010, Rancho Santa Fe, California
Place of Birth Lynwood
Country United States
Profession Entrepreneur
Horoscope Virgo

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Glen Bell is a famous Entrepreneur, born on September 3, 1923 in United States. As of June 1, 2023, Glen Bell’s net worth is $5 Million. He opened a hot dog stand in Southern California in 1948. Fourteen years later, he opened the first Taco Bell.

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Spouse Martha Bell
Children(s) Gary Bell, Rex Bell, Andrew Bell, James Bell


American entrepreneur and founder of the Taco Bell fast food chain, which began in Downey, California, in 1962.

He and his wife Martha became parents to three children.

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Glen Bell Net Worth

Glen is one of the richest Entrepreneur & listed on most popular Entrepreneur. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Glen Bell's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Entrepreneur
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House Living in own house.

He joined the U.S. Marine Corps during the Second World War.

Glen Bell Wife

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Glen Ranked on the list of most popular Entrepreneur. Also ranked in the elit list of famous Entrepreneur born in United States. Glen Bell celebrates birthday on September 3 of every year.

How old was Glen Bell when he invented Taco Bell?

In 1953, at age 30, he struck out for Barstow and started Bell’s Hamburgers, selling tacos and hamburgers. He took on partner Ed Hackbarth, who founded Del Taco in 1964.

How much did Glen Bell sell Taco Bell for?

He sold the first franchise in 1964, and they grew from there. In 1978, he sold his 868 Taco Bell restaurants to PepsiCo for $125 million in stock.

How rich is Glen Bell?

Bell, who died in 2010 at 86, was a pioneer of Mexican fast food, opening the chains Taco Tia and El Taco in the 1950s. It wasn’t until 1962 that he founded Taco Bell, which PepsiCo acquired for $125 million in 1978. Bell’s massive estate in Rancho Santa Fe, California, is now listed at $5.9 million.

Was Glen Bell a ww2 veteran?

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a cook during World War II. After the Marines he started his first hot dog stand ‘Bell’s Drive-In’, in San Bernardino in 1948.

Who invented tacos?

Tacos are thought to come from Mexico, long before the Spanish arrived. Ancient Mexicans used freshly made, soft, flat corn tortillas and gave them with fillings like fish and cooked organs. It was a staple meal that provided vital nutrients and energy to those who consumed it.

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