gay investor who supported Donald Trump for the US Presidency. Just prior to the 2016 US presidential election, he said: 'No matter what happens in this election, what Trump represents isn't crazy and it's not going away.' According to 'Forbes', on 17 January 2017, Peter had a net worth of approximately $2.7 billion. He was a member of Donald Trump's presidential transition team. Peter is a co-founder of PayPal.
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