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Howard Stringer Net Worth

Howard Stringer Net Worth is
$60 Million

Howard Stringer Bio/Wiki 2018

British-American businessman Sir Howard Stringer comes with an estimated net worth of $60 million. Born on February 19, 1942 in Cardiff, Wales, he earned his M.A. in Modern History from the University of Oxford. He had a 30-year career as a journalist, producer and executive at CBS Inc. He was the executive producer of CBS Reports from 1976 to 1981 and CBS Evening News with Dan Rather from 1981 to 1984. He served as the executive vice president of CBS News (1984-1986), president of CBS News (1986-1988), and president of CBS, Inc. (1988-1995). In 1999, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth for his contributions in journalism and media. In the early 1990’s, he was responsible for wooing David Letterman to join CBS. Letterman signed the contract in 1993 after he wasn’t named as the successor of Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show on NBC.

Howard Stringer Net Worth $60 Million

Stringer left CBS in 1995 to setup TELETV. A couple of years later, he left to join Sony. Stringer started as the president of the corporation ‘s U.S. operation unit, Sony Corporation of America (SCA), in May 1997. Stringer was named a Sony group executive in May 1998. Stringer became the chairman and CEO of Sony Corporation in June 2005. Stringer was named the president in April 2009. CEO of Sony was the CEO and President of Sony until April 1, 2005 when he was succeeded by Kazou Hirai, the former executive deputy president. He was also the Chairman and CEO of Sony Corporation of America until June 27, 2012.

Full NameHoward Stringer
Net Worth$60 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 19, 1942
Place Of BirthCardiff, United Kingdom
ProfessionBusinessperson, Journalist
EducationUniversity of Oxford, Merton College, Oxford
SpouseJennifer Kinmond (m. 1978)
SiblingsRob Stringer
NicknamesSir Howard Stringer, Говард Стрінгер, 霍华德·斯金格
AwardsInternational Emmy Award for Founders
NominationsDirectors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Documentaries
MoviesA Tale Of Two Irelands
TV ShowsWest 57th
1Has been tapped to become Chairman & CEO of the Sony Corporation of America, taking over from Noboyuki Idei. This is the first time a westerner has been picked to run a traditionally Japanese corporation. [March 2005]
2Is portrayed by Peter Jurasik in The Late Shift (1996)
3Recieved his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Oxford University in England.
4Was knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 1999 for his contributions to journalism and media (hence his title, Sir Howard Stringer KBE) [1999]
5Executive Producer of "CBS Evening News with Dan Rather" (1981-1984)
6Became a U.S Citizen in 1985
7President of CBS News (1986-1988)
8President of CBS, Inc. (1988-1995)
9Executive Producer of "CBS Reports" (1976-1981)
10Hired Andrew Lack (former President & COO of the NBC Television Network) to run Sony Music Entertainment after Tommy Mottola stepped down. Lack and Stringer worked together at CBS News in the 1980's.
11Fought in the Vietnam War and was given the U.S. Army Commendation Medal for meritorious achievement for service in Vietnam (1965-1967)
12Was responsible for wooing David Letterman over to CBS when he was president of CBS in the early 1990's. Letterman took the contract over a dispute of not being named the successor to Johnny Carson on NBC's The Tonight Show [1993].
13Was named Chairman & CEO of the Sony Corporation Worldwide (he was previously head of Sony Corporation of America, which was all of Sony's Entertainment Assets, such as Columbia & TriStar movie studios, television units, music enterprises, and home video units). This was a landmark change in Sony's organization because this was the first time a westerner was tapped to lead a traditional Japanese-run company [2005].
14Executive Vice President, CBS News (1984-1986)


The Defense of the United States1981TV Mini-Series documentary executive producer
CBS Reports1980TV Series documentary executive producer - 1 episode


CBS Reports1979TV Series documentary 1 episode


Working in the Theatre2002-2004TV Series documentary thanks - 19 episodes


Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love2013DocumentaryHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Shirley MacLaine2012TV MovieHimself
The 2011 Annual American Theatre Wing Gala2011TV MovieHimself
60 Minutes2006-2009TV Series documentaryHimself - CEO, Sony Corporation / Himself - Sony Corporation / Himself - CEO, Sony (segment "Sir Howard")
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Michael Douglas2009TV MovieHimself
Baeder: Pleasant Journeys and Good Eats Along the Way2009DocumentaryHimself
Eigo de shabera-night2008TV SeriesHimself
Gala Tribute AFI's 40th Anniversary2007TV MovieHimself
Shootout2006TV SeriesHimself
2003 Annual BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards2003TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Filmed Entertainment
The 30th Annual International Emmy Awards2002TV SpecialHimself - Winner
The Welsh in New York2000TV Movie documentaryAs himself
Investigative Reports1994TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Bloomberg Game Changers2010TV Series documentaryHimself - CEO, Sony Corp
60 Minutes2010TV Series documentaryHimself - CEO, Sony Corporation

Won Awards

2003Britannia AwardBAFTA/LA Britannia AwardsContributions to Worldwide Entertainment
1978ATAS Broadcast Journalism AwardPrimetime Emmy AwardsCBS Reports (1959)

Known for movies

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