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.
There are a few microscopic elements deposits in his brain. Within 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.
Ted Turner Wiki, Age, Parents & Early Life
How old is Jane Fonda’s husband? He was born on 19th of November 1938 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. As of 2018, Ted Turner’s age is seventy-nine, (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 & Children
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.
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.
Ted Turner Biography, Spouse, Age, Net worth, Children, Parents, Height, Wealth & Profile
|Personal Life Information|
|Full Birth Name||Robert Edward Turner III.|
|Working As||Businessperson, Philanthropist and Media Mogul.|
|Age||Seventy-Nine (79) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||19th of November 1938.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.|
|Citizenship||The United States.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Sagitatus.|
|Current Residence||Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.|
|Famous For||Founder of CNN news network.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 9".
Centimeters: 175 cm.
Meters: 1.75 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 70 Kg.
Pounds: 154 lbs.
|Biceps Size||12 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||40-30-37.|
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Parents||Father: Robert Edward Turner II.
Mother: Florence Turner.
|Ted Turner Wife & Relationship|
|Dating History?||In a relationship with American Actress Jane Fonda.|
|Girlfriend (Fiancee)||Jane Fonda.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||1. Judy Nye (m. 1960; div. 1964).
2. Jane Shirley Smith (m. 1965; div. 1988).
3. Jane Fonda (m. 1991; div. 2001).
|Children||Will Update Soon.|
|School||The McCallie School.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Cruise.
Actress: Charlize Theron.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Fishing.|
|Favorite Dishes||Spanish Food.|
|Ted Turner Net worth|
|Net Asset||$2.2 Billion US Dollars (As of 2018).|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Facts about Jane Fonda’s Husband (CNN Founder)
- Ted is the founder and owner of Cable News Network (CNN).
- In addition to this, he also founded WTBS based on the 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 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”.