Loretta Robinson & family was born in Toronto, Canada, Canada. Loretta Robinson & family is #232 in List Billionaires People In The World. Loretta Anne Robinson and her four children inherited a large stake in Rogers Communications, one of Canada's biggest and most diversified media companies, after her husband Ted Rogers died in 2008. Ted founded the company in 1960. It provides cable television, telephone, wireless and internet service to millions of users across Canada. It also owns Rogers Publishing, Canada's largest publisher, which produces 70 magazines including newsweekly Maclean's. Robinson and her family are also one of Canada's most generous philanthropists. In 2007 Loretta and Ted gave $15 million to what is now the Ted Rogers School of Business at Ryerson University in Toronto, where Loretta lives. Her son, Edward Rogers III, serves as Rogers Communications' deputy chairman while daughter Melinda sits on the board. In November 2014 the family donated $130 million to create the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research. It was the largest single donation in Canadian health care history.