Robert Edward "Ted" Turner III is an American media mogul and philanthropist. As a businessman, he is known as the founder of the Cable News Network (CNN), the first 24-hour cable news channel. In addition, he founded WTBS, which pioneered the superstation concept in cable television.
Ted Turner's Personal Life
Ted Turner was married thrice; he first tied the knot to Julia Gale Nye in 1960 and later divorced in 1964. Then he married Jane Shirley Smith in 1965 and the duo is together for 23 years before their split in 1988.
In 1991, Turner married Jane Fonda married and sadly divorced in 2001. Further, he has five children from his past relationships.
Ted Turner's Net Worth
Ted Turner is one of the richest entrepreneurs with a total net worth of $2.2 billion. He is best known as the founder of the Cable News Network (CNN).
Ted Turner's Wiki-Bio
Ted Turner was born as Robert Edward Turner III on November 19, 1938, in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. He is the son of Florence and Robert Edward Turner II, a billboard magnate. Turner attended Brown University and was vice-president of the Brown Debating Union.