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Sumner Redstone Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 13, 2020

Short Biography

Sumner Redstone was born on 17-05-1923 in Boston in the state of Massachusetts, United States. He was an American Businessperson, Chairperson, Business Executive, Philanthropist & Business Magnate.

Other Name: Sumner Murray Redstone, Sumner Murray Rothstein
Other Professions: Chairperson Business Executive Philanthropist Business Magnate

Sumner Redstone Complete Bio & Career

Redstone did his initial study from Boston Latin School and jumped to Harvard College where he completed his graduation. After that, he became the part of the American army and he is the first person who served himself as a commissioned officer during world war in Signal Intelligence Service who's work is to decode Japanese messages.
Additionally, after finishing his army service, he did work in the District of Columbia, Washington in 1947 where he completed his degree of Law. After this, he started work as an assistant of Tom C. Clark who is an American Attorney general and did work in USA Supreme Court from 1949 till 1967.
Furthermore, he also worked in the United States Department of Justice Tax Division at Washington. Later on, he indulged in his father's theatre chain "National Amusements". The businessman became the CEO of his dad's company in 1967. After becoming CEO, he devoted his all-time at work and due to his hard work, his company grew rapidly.
Rather than, distribution mechanisms, the content is more significant. He says content is the king. It means that the content that they showed on television must be captivating, innovative, and magical so that the audience will be satisfied with what they are watching.
Furthermore, the businessman also worked with viacom. It is a viacom international company who worked for music & audio communications. It also worked with MTV. In addition, he purchased paramount pictures communications. Which later, proved to be very good for him.
Redstone merged with CBS, stands for Columbia Broadcast System in New York to expand his business. He found many times success in his life and became self-made entrepreneur from the United States.



Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Sumner Redstone died on 11-08-2020 in Los Angeles. He died at the age of 97.


DEATHDAY 11 August,2020 (Thursday)
DEATH PLACE Los Angeles, California

Sumner Redstone Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Sumner Redstone was born to Belle Rothstein and Michael Redstone in 1923. He has a brother named Edward Redstone. He was firstly married to Phyllis Gloria Raphael. The couple together has two children Brent Redstone  and Shari Redstone. After divorce with first wife, he again married to Paula Fortunato.

Daughter Shari Redstone

Life's Important Dates Of Sumner Redstone

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Nationality American
Religion Jewish
Address Boston, Massachusetts, Unite States
School Boston Latin School,
College Harvard College, Massachusetts, United States
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Business Management and learning new techniques
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth $16 billion
Official Website N/A


Car Collections La Voiture Noire, Mercedes Benz, Rolls Royce Sweptail
Other Collections UCI Cinemas, Paramount Pictures, Viacom International


Favorite Color Black and White
Favorite Brand Louis Vuitton, Oscar de la Renta
Favorite Player Pete Sampras
Favorite Sport Tennis
Favorite Politician Barack Obama
Favorite Actress Meryl Streep
Favorite Actor Tom Hanks
Favorite Singer Elvis Presley
Favorite Dress Suits

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Sumner Redstone

  • Sumner was the former chief executive of both the Viacom and CBS.
  • He was served as the first lieutenant in the U.S. Army during the e world war II.
  • In 2001, he published his autobiography named ''A passion to Win''.
  • He was a great social worker too and contributed more than $150 million for the social cause.

Sumner Redstone Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Sumner Redstone was 97 years 2 months & 25 days old age.