Sheila Johnson Net worth

Net Worth: $400 Million

  • Source of Wealth BET,Sport franchise,investments
  • Marital Status Married (William T. Newman)
  • Full Name Sheila Crump Johnson
  • Nationality United States
  • Date of Birth January 25, 1949
  • Ethnicity Caucasian
  • Occupation Entrepreneur
  • Education University of Illinois
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About Sheila Johnson

Co-founded Black Entertainment Television with former husband Robert Johnson; couple met in college at University of Illinois. Duo sold network to Viacom for $3 billion in stock and assumed debt; split fortune in divorce in 2002 after 33-year marriage. Today she is chief executive of Salamander LLC, which controls a portfolio of luxury resorts. Through investment in Lincoln Holdings, she is the first African-American woman to be an owner or partner in three professional sports franchises: the Washington Capitals (NHL), the Washington Wizards (NBA), and the Washington Mystics (WNBA).  Johnson is the Mystics’ president and managing partner.

After her divorce from Robert L. Johnson in 2002, she was estimated to be worth about $670 million. In 2009, Forbes magazine estimated her net worth to be $400 million.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Sheila Johnson's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Project Earnings 2013

Gross earnings of the film "The Butler" where Johnson served as one of the producers

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Asset 2010

The market value of Sheila Johnson's Salamander Resort & Spa

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