Ted Turner Age, Wife, Net worth, Family, Biography, Kids & More

Ted Turner

Robert Edward Turner III aka “Ted Turner” (born November 19, 1938) is an American Philanthropist, Media Mogul and Businessperson from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Ted Turner started the CNN network and World Championship Wrestling. However, Ted is suffering from a brain disease at the age of 79. In fact, he revealed this news to CBS Sunday Morning in his ranch near Bozeman.

Moreover, the disease is not fatal like Alzheimer. However, he feels tired and forgets things. Turner thanked god that he is not suffering from a chronic disease. Earlier, doctors diagnosed his manic depression. In another test report, he knew that he suffers from a brain disorder.

Ted Turner (CNN Founder)

There are a few microscopic elements deposits in his brain. Within the passage of time, his brain cells start damaging. Apart from that, he changed the style of television news after the launch of CNN. He stopped watching the news after the launch of his channel.


Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Profile

Ted Turner Profile, Age, Parents & Early Life

Jane Fonda’s Spouse was born on 19th of November 1938 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. As of 2018, Ted Turner’s age is 79 years old. His father’s name is Robert Edward Turner II was a billboard magnate. Florence Turner is his mother. At the age of nine, he shifted to Savannah, Georgia with his family.

Furthermore, he continued his elementary education from The McCallie School. Later on, Turner went to Brown University.

He appointed as the Vice-President of Brown Debating Union. In November 1989, he returned to Brown University in the second annual conference of National Association of College Broadcasters.


Personal Affairs, Girlfriend, Spouse & Children

Ted Turner with wife Jane Fonda
Ted Turner with his spouse “Jane Fonda”.

However, he faced troubles in his personal life. He has married three times. Firstly, he has tied the knot along with his first spouse “Judy Nye” in 1960 and divorced her in 1964. Later, CNN’s founder has married his second partner “Jane Shirley Smith” in 1965. However, due to personal differences, they have separated in 1988.

After his second divorce, he has tied the knot with his third girlfriend in 1991. The name of Ted Turner Wife’s is Jane Fonda (American Actress). This couple separated in 2001. He has five children from his three wives.


Achievements & Awards

Additionally, he started Turner Tomorrow Fellowship (1989) to offer positive solutions to the people worldwide. He received around 2500 entries. Furthermore, he acquired Hannah-Barbara production and made cartoons for Cartoon Network.

Ted Turner's Achievements 

During 2014, Ted received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to wrestling and media. He owns several ranches in New Dakota, Kansas, Montana, and New Mexico. The biggest ranch owned by him is Vermejo Park Ranch in New Mexico.

Its area is around 920sq miles. Apart from being a businessperson, he entered in sailing competitions at the age of 26. On the other hand, he also completed the Olympic trials of 1964. Turner played America’s Cup (1977) as a defense skipper.


Trivia & Quick Info

Ted Turner Wiki

Wiki & Bio
Full Birth NameRobert Edward Turner III.
Nick nameTed Turner.
Working AsBusinessperson, Philanthropist and Media Mogul.
Famous For1. Being the husband of Jane Fonda (American Actress & Model).
2. Founder of CNN news network.
Age79 years old (As of 2018).
Date of Birth (DOB), BirthdayNovember 19, 1938.
Birthplace/HometownCincinnati, Ohio, USA.
CitizenshipThe United States.
Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)Sagitatus.
EthnicityWhite Caucasian.
Current ResidenceCincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5' 9".
Centimeters: 175 cm.
Meters: 1.75 m.
WeightKilograms: 70 Kg.
Pounds: 154 lbs.
Biceps Size12 inches.
Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)40-30-37.
Shoe Size (US)8.
Tattoos details?None.
Eye ColorBrown.
Hair ColorWhite.
ParentsFather: Robert Edward Turner II.
Mother: Florence Turner.
SiblingsNot Known.
RelativesWill Update.
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusMarried.
Dating History?In a relationship with American Actress Jane Fonda.
Girlfriend (Fiancee)Jane Fonda.
Wife/Spouse Name1. Judy Nye (m. 1960; div. 1964).
2. Jane Shirley Smith (m. 1965; div. 1988).
3. Jane Fonda (m. 1991; div. 2001).
ChildrenWill Update Soon.
Highest QualificationGraduate.
SchoolThe McCallie School.
College/UniversityBrown University.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebritiesActor: Tom Cruise.
Actress: Charlize Theron.
Dream Holiday DestinationParis.
Favorite ColorBlack.
Love to doFishing.
Favorite DishesSpanish Food.
Net worth$2.2 Billion US Dollars (As of 2018).
Earnings, Salary & Monthly Income$2 million - $3 million USD.
Contact Details
Office AddressNot Known
Home DetailsHouse in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Mobile or Phone NumberN.A.
Email AddressWill update soon.
Official WebsiteNot Available.


Some Lesser Known Facts about Ted Turner

Ted Turner Net worth

  • Wikipedia: Jane Fonda’s husband, Ted is the founder and owner of Cable News Network (CNN).
  • In addition to this, he also founded WTBS based on cable television.
  • Currently, the estimated Net worth of Ted Turner is $2.2 Billion US Dollars (approx) as of 2018.
  • As a social worker, he donated $1 billion United Nations.
  • He also served as the Chairperson of United Nations Foundation board of directors.

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  • In 2001, Turner started the Nuclear Threat Initiative with Senator Sam Nunn (D-GA).
  • Moreover, he has purchased the Atlanta Station in 1970.
  • He handles his father’s billboard business too.
  • Robert created an animated series named “Captain Planet and the Planeteers”.




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