Net Worth: $60 Million
- Source of Wealth Business and Company
- Birth Place Cardiff, Wales
- Marital Status Married to Jennifer A. Kinmond Patterson
- Full Name Sir Howard Stringer
- Nationality British-American
- Date of Birth February 19, 1942
- Occupation Businessman
- Education University of Oxford
- Children two children
About Howard Stringer
British-American businessman Sir Howard Stringer has an estimated net worth of $60 million. Born on February 19, 1942 in Cardiff, Wales, he earned his M.A. in Modern History from the University of Oxford. He had a 30-year career as a journalist, producer and executive at CBS Inc. He was the executive producer of CBS Reports from 1976 to 1981 and CBS Evening News with Dan Rather from 1981 to 1984. He served as the executive vice president of CBS News (1984-1986), president of CBS News (1986-1988), and president of CBS, Inc. (1988-1995). In 1999, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth for his contributions in journalism and media. In the early 1990’s, he was responsible for wooing David Letterman to join CBS. Letterman signed the contract in 1993 after he was not named as the successor of Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show on NBC.
Stringer left CBS in 1995 to setup TELE-TV. Two years later, he left to join Sony. He began as the president of the company’s U.S. operation unit, Sony Corporation of America (SCA), in May 1997. He was named a Sony group executive in May 1998. He became the chairman and CEO of Sony Corporation in June 2005. He was named the president in April 2009. He was the CEO and President of Sony until April 1, 2005 when he was succeeded by Kazou Hirai, the former executive deputy president. He was also the Chairman and CEO of Sony Corporation of America until June 27, 2012.