BUSINESSMAN, PHILANTHROPIST, POLITICIAN
Antanas Guoga, more commonly known as “Tony G” was born on December 17th, 1973 in Kaunas, Lithuania. He is an established businessman, poker player, politician, and philanthropist.
Tony G was born on December 17, 1973 in Kaunas, Lithuania. His childhood was spent in in the Alytus district (Kalesninkai). It was here that he started to develop his strong business acumen; growing and selling tomatoes. At the age of 11, he moved to Australia and lived in Melbourne, where he attended school and worked a variety of jobs to get by including repairing sewing machines, washing cars and cutting grass.
In 1989, began working as an assistant to the head of Australian Mortgage Brokers. He studied accounting and finance at the local college and discovered one of his vocations – finance and stock markets.
At the age of 20, he worked for an investment bank managed by CitiBank in Hong Kong, where he was responsible for attracting new clients and managing their investment portfolio. To speak with his colleagues and clients, he learnt Cantonese. After a lot of hard work, he raised enough start-up capital to return to Australia and start investing in technology and information systems.
He has founded and invested in many renowned projects around the world.