Sumner Redstone

Sumner Redstone, a venerable businessman, and a media magnate has passed away at the age of 97. Most have derived inspiration from his life and the success he achieved in his lifetime. Almost anyone who hears his story of success gets amazed.

After inheriting his dad’s drive-in movie theatre business, through his hard work and sheer fearlessness, he built a multi-billion dollar media empire. His empire got so huge that it even included big names like Paramount Pictures, Viacom, CBS Corp, and more.

Quick Facts: Sumner Redstone

NameSumner Redstone
BirthdayMay 27, 1923
Age97 years
HeightAround 6 feet
ProfessionBusinessman and Media Magnate
ParentsBelle Ostrovsky and Michael Rothstein
Net Worth$3 billion
WifePhyllis Gloria Raphael (m. 1947; div. 1999) & Paula Fortunato (m. 2002; div. 2009)
ChildrenBrent and Shari Redstone
EducationHarvard University

10 Facts on Sumner Redstone

  1. Sumner Redstone (born on 27 May 1923) is an American businessman and media mogul. His age is 97 years old. And, his zodiac sign is Gemini.
  2. The news of his death came through National Amusements’ statement. According to the statement, he died on Tuesday. However, the cause of his death has not been provided.
  3. He had girlfriends even when he was a little too old for that. His relationship with his live-in girlfriend, Sydney Holland ended in 2015. Then, he got into a relationship with Manuela Herzer which also could not last.
  4. His estimated net worth as of 2020 is $3 billion dollars, as reported by Forbes. Likewise, he was ranked at #804 on Forbes 2020 Billionaires list.
  5. Regarding his family members, he was born to parents, Belle Ostrovsky and Michael Rothstein.
  6. He had two wives. His first wife was Phyllis Gloria Raphael. And, he later got married to Paula Fortunato after he divorced his first spouse.
  7. His children, especially his daughter, did not use to like his then-girlfriend. This created hostility between the Redstone and his daughter.
  8. He was not active on social networking sites.
  9. Talking about his educational background, he was a graduate of Harvard University.
  10. He is of American nationality. In addition, his ethnicity is white.