Woody Johnson is a businessman and philanthropist from America. He is the owner of the Jets football club in America. He is currently the American ambassador to the United Kingdom. Now let’s have a close look at the net worth of Woody Johnson in 2019.
Early life and Biography
Robert Wood Johnson 1V was born in New Jersey, the United States on 12th April 1947. His father, Robert Wood Johnson 111 was Johnsons & Johnsons president for four years. His mother was named Betty Wold. He had four siblings, Christopher, Keith, Libet and Billy Johnson.
He started his education at the Millbrook School and then attended the University of Arizona from where he graduated. After graduating, he started to work at Johnson & Johnson with great expectations to rise to the top of his family business.
Woody married Nancy Sale Johnson, a former fashion model in 1977. They bore three children, Jaime, Daisy, and Casey. They, however, broke up and divorced in 2001. Casey died of diabetes in 2010.
Woody then married a former actress Suzanne Ircha in 2009. She was also a managing director at Sander O’Neil & Partners. They were blessed with two children Jack Wood Johnson and Robert Wood Johnson V.
Robert has been actively involved in charity work from the 80s. He was motivated to raise funds for prevention and treatment of autoimmune diseases after his family was affected by lupus and diabetes. He even went ahead and started Alliance for Lupus Research.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
Woody joined the family business Johnson & Johnson while still in college as a summer trainee. Immediately after graduating he became a full-time board member. He ascended to the rank of the company’s chairman and chief executive officer. He holds that position to date.
In politics, Robert is a Republican. He has donated millions to various candidates and Republican committees. He was appointed as the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom by Donald Trump in 2017. Robert purchased the Jets Football Club in 2000 at the cost of $635 Million.
Although Woody has never won an award or nominations, he has achieved great success as a businessman. His philanthropic work has also helped many patients for a long time and even save lives. That becomes the greatest achievement in his life.
Net worth and Earnings
Woody Johnson has a net worth of $4 Billion. His wealth has accumulated over the years from his career at the family business. His work as a diplomat has also added to his massive net worth. His worth is expected to rise even further as he is still very active in his career.
Woody Johnson was brought up in a family that was very active in the business. He continued with the trend and has upheld their legacy. He has a humane heart as he is fully involved in charity to help the less fortunate in the society. He has restored hope to many people around the world.