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Howard Stringer Wiki Biography
Howard Stringer was born on 19 February 1942, in Cardiff, Wales, to Marjorie Mary, a teacher, and Harry, who was a sergeant in the Royal Air Force. He is best known as an American-Welsh businessman who served as a president and CEO for the Sony Corporation.
So just how rich is Howard Stringer as of mid-2017? Authoritative sources report that Stringer’s net worth is as high as $70 million, accumulated from his five decades-long career in the previously mentioned fields.
Howard Stringer Net Worth $70 million
Stringer attended the University of Oxford, eventually graduating with an MA degree in modern history. He moved to United States in 1965, and having worked for CBS for six weeks, he joined the military in which he served as policeman in Saigon for ten months during the Vietnam War, and was eventually rewarded with the Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service, despite not serving in combat. After discharge, he returned to CBS and continued working for them for the next three decades. He started off with by answering backstage ‘phones for The Ed Sullivan Show, but subsequently Howard became a journalist and his career began expanding.
He went on to work as a producer, followed by his job of a senior executive. Stringer spent three years working as a producer of ‘’CBS Evening News With Dan Rather’’. He worked as the president of CBS News from 1986 until 1988, and during the late ‘80s and through to the mid- 90’s, Stringer served as a president of CBS, Inc. and was in charge of broadcasting, news, sports, radio and television stations.
Having left the CBS, he went on to establish TELE-TV, a company formed by US telecom Bell Atlantic among other companies, and worked for them for two years, but then left to join Sony in 1997.
In May 1998, he took the position of company’s executive officer, and then from June 2005 until 2009, Stringer served as the CEO of Sony, and was taking care of the overall process of media and electronics subsidiaries, which included Sony Computer Entertainment and Sony Music among other obligations, then went on to become the president of Sony Corporation, and became the president of Sony Broadband Entertainment Corporation in March 2000. Sony was having troubles in competing with companies such as Samsung, Apple and Panasonic, which resulted in Howard being promoted to the top position for the sake of returning credibility to the company. At that time, he was over-watching the release of the Spider-Man movie franchise, among others. In February 2012, Sony announced that Howard would step down from his position of CEO, and be replaced with Kazuo Hirai. In June of 2013, Stringer fully retired from working at Sony.
In his personal life, Howard has been married to Jennifer A. Kinmond Patterson since 1978, and the couple has two children together. He has a brother, Rob Stringer, who is the president of Sony Music Entertainment.
|Full Name||Howard Stringer|
|Net Worth||$70 Million|
|Date Of Birth||February 19, 1942|
|Place Of Birth||Cardiff, United Kingdom|
|Education||University of Oxford, Merton College, Oxford|
|Spouse||Jennifer Kinmond (m. 1978)|
|Parents||Marjorie Mary, Harry|
|Nicknames||Sir Howard Stringer , Говард Стрінгер , 霍华德·斯金格|
|Awards||International Emmy Founders Award, WGA Award for Best Documentary - Current Events - Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement In Broadcast Journalism|
|Nominations||Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Documentaries|
|Movies||A Tale Of Two Irelands|
|TV Shows||West 57th|
|1||Has 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]|
|2||Is portrayed by Peter Jurasik in The Late Shift (1996)|
|3||Recieved his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Oxford University in England.|
|4||Was knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 1999 for his contributions to journalism and media (hence his title, Sir Howard Stringer KBE) |
|5||Executive Producer of "CBS Evening News with Dan Rather" (1981-1984)|
|6||Became a U.S Citizen in 1985|
|7||President of CBS News (1986-1988)|
|8||President of CBS, Inc. (1988-1995)|
|9||Executive Producer of "CBS Reports" (1976-1981)|
|10||Hired 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.|
|11||Fought in the Vietnam War and was given the U.S. Army Commendation Medal for meritorious achievement for service in Vietnam (1965-1967)|
|12||Was 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 .|
|13||Was 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 .|
|14||Executive Vice President, CBS News (1984-1986)|
|The Defense of the United States||1981||TV Mini-Series documentary executive producer|
|CBS Reports||1980||TV Series documentary executive producer - 1 episode|
|CBS Reports||1979||TV Series documentary 1 episode|
|Working in the Theatre||2002-2004||TV Series documentary thanks - 19 episodes|
|Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love||2013||Documentary||Himself|
|AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Shirley MacLaine||2012||TV Movie||Himself|
|The 2011 Annual American Theatre Wing Gala||2011||TV Movie||Himself|
|60 Minutes||2006-2009||TV Series documentary||Himself - CEO, Sony Corporation / Himself - Sony Corporation / Himself - CEO, Sony (segment "Sir Howard")|
|AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Michael Douglas||2009||TV Movie||Himself|
|Baeder: Pleasant Journeys and Good Eats Along the Way||2009||Documentary||Himself|
|Eigo de shabera-night||2008||TV Series||Himself|
|Gala Tribute AFI's 40th Anniversary||2007||TV Movie||Himself|
|2003 Annual BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards||2003||TV Special||Himself - Winner: Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Filmed Entertainment|
|The 30th Annual International Emmy Awards||2002||TV Special||Himself - Winner|
|The Welsh in New York||2000||TV Movie documentary||As himself|
|Investigative Reports||1994||TV Series||Himself|
|Bloomberg Game Changers||2010||TV Series documentary||Himself - CEO, Sony Corp|
|60 Minutes||2010||TV Series documentary||Himself - CEO, Sony Corporation|
|2003||Britannia Award||BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards||Contributions to Worldwide Entertainment|
|1978||ATAS Broadcast Journalism Award||Primetime Emmy Awards||CBS Reports (1959)|