Robert Edward Turner III is an American entrepreneur, television producer, media proprietor, and philanthropist. He founded the Cable News Network , the first 24-hour cable news channel. In addition, he founded WTBS, which pioneered the superstation concept in cable television, which later became TBS.
Robert Edward Turner III
November 19, 1938
|Alma mater||Brown University|
|Occupation||Entrepreneur, television producer, media proprietor, philanthropist|
Julia Gale Nye
(m. 1960; div. 1964)
Jane Shirley Smith
(m. 1965; div. 1988)
(m. 1991; div. 2001)
Robert Edward Ted Turner III is a media tycoon and the founder of the first ever 24-hour cable news network, CNN. He also has the credit of founding the independent television station WTBS which originated the concept of superstation in cable television. The successful businessman had made an early entry into the world of business. The son of a father who owned an advertising company, he started helping in his father's business from a young age. Although his father was a successful businessman who provided well for his family, he suffered from bipolar disorder and was known to have extreme mood swings. In spite of being financially secure, young Ted had a difficult life. His father was physically abusive and ended up committing suicide when Ted was 24. After his father's death he took over the business and drowned himself in work to cope with his grief. His efforts paid off and soon the business started earning huge profits. He went on to acquire several other businesses and started the Turner Broadcasting System. He soon founded CNN, the first all-news television channel in the United States. The business mogul is also well-known for his philanthropic activities and contributed $ 1 billion to the United Nations which was used to create the United Nations Foundation.
He took over his father's media empire at the age of 24 when his father committed suicide. He married three times and had five children.
He was a member of Brown University's debate and sailing teams.
He made the Atlanta Braves a nationally beloved baseball team and founded the Goodwill Games.
Ted Turner's estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let's check, How Rich is He in 2021-2022? According to Forbes, Wikipedia, IMDB, and other reputable online sources, Ted Turner has an estimated net worth of $2.2 Billion at the age of 83 years old in year 2022. He has earned most of his wealth from his thriving career as a Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Television producer, Media proprietor from United States. It is possible that He makes money from other undiscovered sources
At the age of 83,
Ted Turner height is 1.88 m.
He was married to actress and fitness guru Jane Fonda, daughter of legendary film actor Henry Fonda.
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● Ted Turner was born on November 19, 1938 (age 83) in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States ● He is a celebrity entrepreneur ● He had 5 children Teddy Turner, Laura Turner, Jennie Turner, Rhett Turner, Beau Turner● His spouse is Jane Fonda (m. 1991–2001), Jane Shirley Smith (m. 1965–1988), Julia Gale Nye (m. 1960–1964)● You can find His website below: http://www.tedturner.com/
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