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Robert L. Johnson

Robert L. JohnsonAKA Robert Louis Johnson

Born: 8-Apr-1946
Birthplace: Hickory, MS

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CEO of BET

Self-made man, worth upwards of $1.2 billion according to Forbes.

Father: Archie Johnson
Mother: Edna Johnson
Wife: Sheila Crump Johnson (m. 1969, div. 2002)
Daughter: Paige Johnson (b. 1989)
Son: Brett Johnson

    University: BA Social Studies, University of Illinois (1968)
    University: MA International Affairs, Princeton University (1972)

    Black Entertainment Television CEO (1980-)
    Congressional Staff Press Secretary to Rep. Walter E. Fauntroy (1973)
    Corporation for Public Broadcasting
    Member of the Board of US Airways
    Member of the Board of Hilton Hotels
    Member of the Board of General Mills (1999-2004)
    Member of the Board of Lowe's (2005-)
    Alfalfa Club 1997
    Carol Moseley Braun for President
    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Friends of Hillary
    Friends of Joe Lieberman
    Gore 2000
    Hillary Clinton for President
    Hillary Rodham Clinton for US Senate Committee
    National Cable & Telecommunications Association
    National Leadership PAC
    New Leadership for America PAC
    Obama for America
    Obama for Illinois
    Sharpton 2004
    United Negro College Fund Board of Directors
    Urban League
    Wedding: William Cohen and Janet Langhart (1996)

    Charlotte Bobcats Owner (2002-)

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