Thomas Stephen Monaghan is an American businessman who founded Domino's Pizza in 1960. He owned the Detroit Tigers from 1983 to 1992. Monaghan also owns Domino's Farms Office Park, located in Ann Arbor Charter Township, Michigan. He started building in 1984 Monaghan is Catholic and announced his retirement in 1998 after 38 years working for Domino's Pizza Inc. Monaghan sold 93% of the company's shares to Bain Capital, Inc. for about $ 1 billion, no longer participate in the day-to-day operations of the company, and then devote considerable time and assets to Catholic purposes. A champion of the pro-life movement and other Catholic teachings "to combat the nation's 'moral crisis'," Monaghan has spent hundreds of millions of dollars promoting them. He and his wife, Marjorie Zybach, whom he met on pizza delivery, married in 1962 and have four daughters: Margaret, Susan, Mary and Barbara. In 2014, they had 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
|Born||Thomas Stephen Monaghan, March 25, 1937, Ann Arbor, Michigan|
|Alma mater||University of Michigan|
|Known for||Founder of Domino's Pizza|
Founder of the Domino's Pizza chain. He became an outspoken supporter of conservative causes. He was the owner of the Detroit Tigers for nine years.
He was raised by a widowed mother who had trouble making ends meet. He spent time along with his brother in a Catholic orphanage.
He grew his single college-campus pizza store into a huge business. He sold it to Bain Capital for an estimated $1 billion and became involved in philanthropic work.
He married Marjorie Zybach in 1962. The two had four daughters.
He was an admirer of Frank Lloyd Wright, and he built Domino's headquarters in the architect's famed Prairie School style.
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