Source of Wealth:Business and Company
Birth Place:Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Marital Status:Married to Louise Gaylord Bennett
Full Name:Clayton Ike Bennett
About Clayton Ike Bennett
American businessman Clay Bennett has an estimated net worth of $400 million. Born Clayton Ike Bennett in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, he became one of the principal owners of the San Antonio Spurs. He has worked with Oklahoma-based businessmen to reach a deal for the relocation of the New Orleans Hornets after Hurricane Katrina. The team moved to Oklahoma City for the next two years.
Bennett also served as the chairman of Professional Basketball Club, LLC (PBC) based in Oklahoma that owns the Oklahoma City Thunder in the National Basketball League (NBA). PBC is the owner of the Seattle Supersonics and Seattle Storm professional basketball teams. In 2006, Sonics was purchased from Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, for $350 million. It was later renamed Thunder after all rights including the name, logo or colors were relinquished.
Clay Bennett was named the chairman of the relocation committee of the NBA. His ownership of the Sonics, later the Thunder, was accounted in the 2012 book Big League City: Oklahoma City’s Rise to the NBA by David Holt. He is also the chairman of Dorchester Capital Corporation and the chairman emeritus of the board of directors of the Oklahoma Heritage Association.
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