Sheila Johnson Net worth

Net Worth: $710 Million
Statistics
  • Source of Wealth:

    BET,Sport franchise,investments
  • Age:

    69
  • Marital Status:

    Married (William T. Newman)
  • Full Name:

    Sheila Crump Johnson
  • Nationality:

    United States
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About Sheila Crump 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. In June 2016, she joined Forbes' list of America's richest self-made women with an estimated net worth of $710 million.

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Earnings 2013

Project Earnings 2013
Gross earnings of the film "The Butler" where Johnson served as one of the producers
$100,000,000

Earnings 2010

Asset 2010
The market value of Sheila Johnson's Salamander Resort & Spa
$130,000,000
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