|Celebrated Name:||Shari Redstone|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Shari Ellin Redstone|
|Age:||66 years old|
|Birth Date:||14th April 1954|
|Birth Place:||Washington D.C, U.S|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Ira A. Korff (m. 1980, div. 1992)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Brandon Korff, Kimberlee Korff and Tyler Korff)|
|Is Shari Redstone Lesbian?||No|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$550 million|
|Last Updated:||July 2020|
Shari Redstone is a well-known American media executive who comes from a Redstone family that has a huge stake in the media industry in America. Currently, she serves as the chairperson of ViacomCBS after she oversaw the merging of CBS and Viacom Inc in 2019. Before that, she was the vice-chairperson of Viacom and CBS Corporation. Her grandfather Michael Redstone founded Northeast Theatre Corporation in 1936, which today is known as National Amusements.
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Early Life & Biography
Shari Redstone was born on 14th April 1954 in Washington, DC. Her mother Is Phyllis Gloria Raphael, while her dad is Summer Redstone, who is the majority owner of the National Amusements theatre chain. Shari joined Tufts University, where she graduated in 1975 with a degree in Bachelor of Science. She later joined the Boston University School of Law, where she got her law degree in 1978. Before joining her family business empire, she practiced estate planning, corporate law, and criminal law in Boston.
In 1980, Shari Redstone married Ira A. Korff after dating for several years. Their union was blessed with three children, Brandon Korff, Kimberlee Korff, and Tyler Korff. The two later divorced due to irreconcilable differences. Ira A. Korff is a Rabbi, a lawyer, and a businessman. After marrying Shari, she joined the Redstone family business, where she worked as the National Amusements president until 1994. Even after their divorce in 1992, Ira remained in the company until 2009, working as Mr. Redstone’s consultant.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 14th April 1954, Shari Redstone is 66 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2020. Her height is 1.68m tall, and her weight is 60 kg.
Shari joined the National Amusements Company in the 1990s and has been its president since 1999. During her tenure as the company’s president, she has managed to expand the company internationally as well as exploring new technologies. Before joining the family-owned company, she used to practice law in the Boston area. In 2000, she entered the Russian market where together with her partners, they formed Rising Star Media Company, which she later came to sell at a profit to Cinema Park in 2011.
In 2007, Shari and her father and a public feud which was caused by concerns over corporate governance of the company and its future. Her father would later come to resign as CBS chairman after his mental competency was put into question. After pushing for the merging of CBS Corp and Viacom for years, she found her way in 2019, becoming the ViacomCBS chairperson.
Awards & Achievements
In her career as a businesswoman, there is no known award Shari has o far received. This is in no way reflects her achievement as a businesswoman. In the period she has been the president of National Amusements, the company has expanded rapidly in the US and internationally.
Net Worth & Salary of Shari Redstone in 2020
Shari Redstone started making a living through her law career before joining her family business. Since 2000, the Redstone family empire has grown rapidly under Shari’s watch. Today, she is the president of the National Amusement and chairperson of ViacomCBS. Besides that, she is also co-chairperson of Movies Tickets.com. Her current net worth is estimated to be around $550 million as of July 2020.
Shari has also been involved with programs that give back to the less fortunate in society. She is a board of trustees member at Dana Farber Cancer Institute and also serves in the board of directors in John F. Kennedy Library-Foundation. Shari also serves in the executive committee of an organization called Our time, whose main agenda is to stand for economic interests and inclusion of youths aged 18-30 in American politics. She loves to see young people involved more in the daily running of her beloved country.