Sumner Redstone, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Sumner Redstone

American businessman and media magnate

Date of Birth: 27-May-1923

Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Profession: businessperson, entrepreneur

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Gemini


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About Sumner Redstone

  • Sumner Murray Redstone (born Sumner Murray Rothstein; May 27, 1923) is an American businessman and media magnate.
  • He is the majority owner and chairman of the board of the National Amusements theater chain.
  • Through National Amusements, Redstone and his family are majority voting shareholders of ViacomCBS (itself the parent company of CBS, ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks and the film studio Paramount Pictures).
  • According to Forbes, as of September 2015, he was worth US$5 billion.Redstone was formerly the executive chairman of both CBS and Viacom.
  • In February 2016, at age 92, Redstone resigned both chairmanships following a court-ordered examination by a geriatric psychiatrist.
  • He was ultimately succeeded by Les Moonves at CBS and Philippe Dauman at Viacom, where he currently serves as chairman emeritus.

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