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Elliott Handler


Co-founder from the toymaking firm Mattel. He taken to the general public Barbie dolls and Sizzling hot Wheels vehicles. He founded an unexpectedly profitable business in dollhouse home furniture and began Mattel with Harold Matson, whose called produced the Mat of the business’s name. His die-cast Sizzling hot Wheels cars had been designed by true General Motors designers with special interest positioned on the plastic material tires that rolled. His wife was a drivers of technology in the business, creating the Barbie doll over her husband’s uncertainties. She called her Barbie doll after their little girl Barbara as well as the Ken doll after her kid. His firm made significant amounts of cash off Barbie dolls that appeared as if celebrities such as for example Jennifer Lopez.

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Full Name Elliot Handler
Date Of Birth April 9, 1916
Died July 21, 2011, Century City, California, United States
Place Of Birth Illinois
Profession Entrepreneur
Education Art Center College of Design
Nationality American
Spouse Ruth Handler
Children Kenneth Handler, Barbara Handler
Star Sign Aries

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