Ted Turner

  • Joined the Giving Pledge: 08/01/2010 - Read the Letter
  • Estimated Net Worth: $2.2 billion
  • Forbes Rank: #810
  • Industry: Television media; Entertainment
  • Born: 1938
  • Residence: Atlanta, GA

Ted Turner is the owner of Turner Enterprises. In his career, Turner founded cable television network CNN, as well as the Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) and Turner Entertainment Company.

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I also made it clear that while the amount I was giving away was certainly a lot of money, I was also putting other rich people on notice that I would be calling on them to be more generous.

Ted Turner

Giving Interests

Civil / Human Rights; Civil Liberties; Environment; International affairs, United Nations; International Development; International human rights; Reproductive health