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Ray Kroc was an American entrepreneur best known for expanding McDonald’s from a local chain to the world’s most profitable restaurant franchise operation.
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By the time of Ray Kroc’s death, McDonald’s had 7,500 locations in 31 countries and was worth $8 billion. His personal fortune was estimated at $500 million.
Ray Kroc died of heart failure at Scripps Memorial Hospital in San Diego, California, on January 14, 1984. He was 81 years old.
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