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Brian Roberts Net Worth and Biography

Brian Roberts net worth

What is Brian Roberts net worth?

Net worth$2.1 billion
NameBrian L. Roberts
Date of birthJune 28, 1959
occupationbusinessman
NationalityAmerican

Brian Roberts net worth: Brian L. Roberts is an American billionaire businessman, and the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Comcast, an American company providing cable, entertainment, and communications products and services which was founded by his father, Ralph J. Roberts. Brian Roberts net worth is $2.1 billion making him one of the wealthiest CEOs in the world.

Early life and education

Roberts was born into a Jewish family in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Ralph J. Roberts, the founder of Comcast Corporation, and Suzanne (née Fleisher), a former actress and playwright.

He graduated from the Germantown Academy and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1981.

Career

Roberts is chairman and CEO of Comcast Corporation, and personally controls 33 1/3% of the voting rights of the company.

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 He was named President of Comcast Corporation in 1990 at only 31 years of age when the company had $657 million in annual revenue. Comcast Corporation’s annual revenue has since grown to $94.5 billion.

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Roberts is chairman of the board of directors of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), and a former treasurer.

 Roberts served as Chairman of NCTA from 1995 to 1996, when the landmark deregulatory 1996 Telecommunications Act became law.

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In 2000, Roberts acquired AT&T Broadband for $53.2 billion in stock and assumed debt. “The deal allowed Comcast to become the largest cable operator in the world.” In 2009, NBCUniversal was also acquired by Comcast.

Brian Roberts Net Worth

Brian Roberts net worth is $2.1 billion making him one of the wealthiest CEOs in the world.

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The Aileen K. and Brian L. Roberts Foundation was one of the largest contributors to the restoration of the Alfred W. Fleisher Memorial Synagogue at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, named in the honor of his maternal grandfather.

Roberts was the recipient of the 1994 Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement, the 2004 Humanitarian Award from the Simon Wiesenthal Center, and was the 2002 Walter Kaitz Foundation Honoree of the Year for his commitment to diversity in the cable industry.

The Police Athletic League of Philadelphia honored Roberts with their 2002 award for his commitment to youth programs and community partnerships.

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Roberts is considered a supporter of the Democratic Party and supported Hillary Clinton in the 2016 United States presidential election.

Personal life

Roberts and his wife, Aileen Kennedy Roberts, live in Philadelphia and have three children, Sarah, Tucker and Amanda. Aileen is the director of the Barnes Foundation.

Roberts owns a 48 ft sloop and a 65 ft sloop, both designed by Sparkman & Stephens and named Aileen after his wife, which he sails while on vacation in his seasonal home on Martha’s Vineyard. 

Roberts’ son, Tucker, was appointed president of Overwatch League sports team Philadelphia Fusion in January 2018, after Comcast and its sporting arm Comcast Spectacor paid a reported $20 million in franchise fees to participate in that league.

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