Sheila Johnson Wiki, Bio, Net Worth, Height, Measurement, Age, Car, Assets, Boyfriend/Spouse

The co-founder of the BET, CEO of the Salamander Hotels and Resorts, and the first African-American woman who attain a net worth of at least one billion dollars is none other than Sheila Johnson. She co-founded the BET TV network with her ex-husband Robert L. Johnson in 1979. They sold the company in 1999 to Viacom. Now she has investments in hotels and a charter private jet service. Alongside business, she did the charity work also because of her soft heart. She is the Global Ambassador of CARE, an organization fighting against poverty. In 2007 she raised $8 million.

Sheila Johnson Wiki


Sheila Johnson is the women with amazing qualities. She was born on January 25, 1949, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States of America. She is 67 years old and her sun sign is Aquarius. Her schooling was at Proviso East High School in Maywood Illinois and she got her higher education from the University of Illinois. In 1969 she was married to Robert L. Johnson and they have two children’s and in 2002 their relation ends in divorce. She got married again in 2005 to William T. Newman. Her net worth according to Forbes is $710 million.

Personal Information

  • Occupation: Businesswoman
  • Age: 67 years’ old
  • Date of Birth: January 25, 1949
  • Place of Birth:McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States of America.
  • Star: Aquarius
  • Gender: Female
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  • Ethnicity: White
  • Nationality: American

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  • Children’s: She has two children
  • Boyfriend/Spouse: Her first husband’s name is Robert L. Johnson and the second one is William T. Newman