Introducing Robert Johnson Black Entertainment’s Business Tycoon

Robert Johnson
Robert Johnson The Entertainment Tycoon

A Chat With BET Founder “Bob Johnson” (Interview Above)

Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson The Entertainment Tycoon

Introducing Robert Johnson Black Entertainment’s Business Tycoon

BET founder “Robert Johnson” will look to reach “African American” online viewers with his new movie channel UMC “Urban Movie Channel“.

Robert L. Johnson was born on April 8, 1946 (Aries), in Hickory, Mississippi. Johnson founded Black Entertainment Television (BET) in 1979 with his wife, Sheila. He became the first African-American billionaire after selling the network to Viacom in 2001.

Johnson has since started a new business, the RLJ Companies, and has invested in an NBA team, a film company, and political causes and campaigns.

Johnson was born in 1946 in Hickory, Mississippi, the Tenth out of Seventeen children to Edna and Archie Johnson. His mother was a schoolteacher and his father a farmer. His parents moved the family to Freeport, Illinois when he was a child. He attended High School, where he was an honors student. Johnson graduated from the University of Illinois in 1968 with a bachelor’s degree in social studies.

While at the University of Illinois, Johnson was a member of the Beta chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. He received a master’s degree in public affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University in 1972

His “Net Worth” is around 3 Billion USD as of 2017…

Bio Source: Robert Johnson’s Empire

For more information about his new Online Movie Platform go to “Urban Movie Channel

 

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