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Lynda Resnick

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Net worth 2018: $2 Billion
Industry: Other
Residence: Beverly Hills, California
Country: United States
BirthDay: 1944
Children: 5
BIOGRAPHY

Lynda Resnick was bornon 1944 in Beverly Hills, California, United States. Lynda and husband Stewart own thousands of acres of almond, pistachio, orange and pomegranate orchards in California, Texas and Mexico. The duo's Wonderful Company owns such brands as Pom Wonderful, mandarin Halos, Wonderful Pistachios and Fiji Water. Husband and wife started the business together in 1979; Lynda is marketing mastermind while Stewart is the numbers chief.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2015

$2 Billion

2016

$2 Billion

2017

$2 Billion

2018

$2 Billion

TIMELINE
2016

" In May 2016 the Supreme Court declined to take the case

2013

In 2013 FTC commissioners denied the Resnicks’ appeal

2012

In 2012 a federal judge agreed that some of the ads were misleading

2010

Forbes: "The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint in 2010 that the Resnicks’ POM Wonderful had used deceptive advertising when marketing the antioxidant-rich drink as being able to treat, prevent or reduce the risk of heart disease, prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction

2009

In 2009, Resnick, with Francis Wilkinson, co-authored a book, Rubies in the Orchard: How to Uncover the Hidden Gems in Your Business which details her life by explaining marketing and business ideas she used to build successful brands

2008

In September 2008, she and her husband announced a $45 million gift to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for the construction of a new exhibition pavilion, as well as $10 million in artworks

2006

They made a $4 million donation to Children's Hospital Central California in 2006

2005

They bought Fiji Water in 2005 and started pumping out and bottling millions of pricey water bottles from a pristine aquifer

2004

The Resnicks acquired the FIJI Water business in 2004, after which Lynda supervised marketing that focused on promoting the uniqueness and exotic nature of the water

2000

By 2000 there was research published with findings regarding effects of regular pomegranate consumption

1998

In May 1998, the estate of Princess Diana filed a lawsuit to keep Franklin Mint from profiting from the sale of commemorative merchandise

1997

Franklin Mint began having some problems in 1997, when Tiger Woods sued the company after it produced a commemorative medal of his win in the 1997 Masters tournament

1996

In 1996, intrigued by folklore, she began to sponsor medical research regarding the pomegranate's health effects

1984

The Resnicks purchased The Franklin Mint in 1984; Lynda began directing the company's international marketing efforts, a position she held until 2000

1982

She introduced "Flowers in a Gift" in 1982, a marketing idea that saw the flowers delivered in a keepsake container which won her a marketing communications Effie Award

1979

The Resnicks purchased Teleflora in 1979, at which time Lynda left her advertising job to become the company's executive vice president of marketing and eventually president

1969

Her first marriage to publisher Hershel Sinay ended in divorce in 1969

1950

Harris, worked as a film distributor during the 1950s; he is known for producing The Blob, which later became a cult favorite

1944

Resnick was born Lynda Rae Harris in 1944 in Baltimore, Maryland, but raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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