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Rupert Johnson, Jr.

Vice Chairman and Director, Franklin Resources
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Net worth 2018: $4.9 Billion
Industry: Investments
Residence: Burlingame, California
Country: United States
BirthDay: 1941
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Washington & Lee University
BIOGRAPHY

Rupert Johnson, Jr. was bornon 1941 in Burlingame, California, United States, is Vice Chairman and Director, Franklin Resources. Rupert Johnson, Jr. is #431 in List Billionaires People In The World. Rupert Johnson Jr. is the vice chairman of Franklin Resources, a global investment management firm also called Franklin Templeton Investments. He is the second largest shareholder in the firm, after his half brother Charles who ran the company as a chairman until 2013. Their father, Rupert Sr., founded Franklin Distributors in 1947 and the business has stayed in the family ever since. Rupert Jr. joined in 1965 and has been vice chairman since 1999. Today, Rupert's nephew and Charles' son, Greg runs the company as chairman and CEO.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$3.7 Billion

2010

$3.7 Billion

2011

$4.5 Billion

2012

$4.6 Billion

2013

$5.5 Billion

2014

$6.3 Billion

2015

$4.7 Billion

2016

$4.3 Billion

2017

$5.1 Billion

2018

$4.9 Billion

TIMELINE
Rupert Harris Johnson Jr. (born 1941) is the Vice Chairman of the Board at Franklin Resources.Rupert Johnson was born in 1941. His brother, Charles, served as the Chairman at Franklin Resources.Johnson graduated from Washington and Lee University, then served as a Marine.In 1965, he joined his father at Franklin Resources, where he serves as Vice Chairman.As of April 2015, Rupert is worth US$6 billion.Rupert sits on the Board of Trustees at Santa Clara University and was on the Board of Trustees at Washington and Lee University (1993-2002). He gave $100 million to Washington and Lee in June 2007, establishing a merit-based financial aid and curriculum enrichment program. Rupert has made donations to the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and the Delaware Art Museum. He sits on the President's Council of the United Religions Initiative.Rupert is married and lives in Burlingame, California.
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