Johnnelle Hunt net worth 2023: Johnelle Hunt is an American billionaire and the wife of Kate Johnnie Bryant Hunt and the co-chair of J.B. Hunt Transport Services. She ranks number 6 on the Forbes list of America’s self-made richest women. Her net worth in 2021 has gone up by an impressive $76 million, owing to the company’s increased sales in 2920 and 2021. In this article, we will be taking a look at Johnnelle Hunt net worth and biography.
Johnnelle Hunt net worth Profile
Net worth: $4.2 Billion
Full Name: Johnelle Hunt
Date of Birth: January 4,1932
Occupation: Business tycoon
Marital Status: Widowed
Johnelle Hunt was born in Heber Springs, Arkansas on January 4,1932,as Johnelle Terria Debusk. Her father Terria Debusk was into poultry business, which explains why Johnelle began developing interest in business. Prior to her marriage to her Kate husband J.B Hunt, Johnelle initially wanted to venture into teaching after graduating from University of Central Arkansas but her focus was diverted.
Johnelle Hunt and her husband J.B had the desire to venture into rice packaging and sales but had little capital so they had to sell their home and then took out loans to kick start the business. After eight years of investing in the business, it finally paid dividends as the couple purchased five trucks and seven trailers after which the J.B Hunt Transport Services was launched.
Currently, the J.B Hunt Transport Services is one of the largest and biggest transportation companies in the USA and currently boasts a massive $9.64 billion in sales.
Though she stepped down as the company’s corporate secretary in 2008,she still has the largest stake of 17% in the company. The J.B and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozak Highlands Center had welcomed a $5 million donation from Johnelle Hunt which was opened in spring.
Hunt has two children and they both reside with her in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Her son Bryan Hunt, sits among the company’s board.
Johnnelle Hunt net worth
Johnnelle Hunt net worth is $4.3 billion. She donated $5 million to the J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Center, which opened in Springdale, Arkansas in December 2020. She is among the wealthiest women in the world.