Edward Johnson III Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Edward Johnson III (Edward Crosby Johnson III)

Last Updated: 12 Oct, 2023 | Views: 879

Age: 91

Profession: Business Men

Other Profession(s): Entrepreneur

Famous For: Fidelity Investments And Fidelity International

Higher Education: Graduated

Net Worth: US$8.2 Billion

Edward Johnson III Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
29 Jun, 1930 (91 Years 08 Months 22 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
Massachusetts

Birth District
Boston

Birth Place
Milton

Birth Sign
Cancer

Nationalities
American

Died on
23 Mar, 2022

Edward Johnson III Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Edward Crosby "Ned" Johnson III was a billionaire businessman from the United States who, together with his daughter Abigail Johnson, managed and owned Fidelity Investments and Fidelity International until his passing in March 2022. His estimated fortune in April 2021 was $8.2 billion USD. Johnson, the son of Edward C. Johnson II and Elsie Livingston Johnson, completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard College in 1954 after attending Milton Academy for prep school before moving to Tabor Academy. Abby Johnson, Johnson's daughter, said that her father passed away peacefully on March 23, 2022, surrounded by family.

Career:

In 1957: He served in the US Army before working as a research analyst for Fidelity Investments.

In 1960: He was appointed portfolio manager of the Fidelity Trend Fund.

In 1965: Edward C. Johnson III and his father established the Fidelity Foundation, which is situated in the US.

In 2012: He was estimated to be worth $2.5 billion.

In 2016: Edward announced his retirement in a memo to employees and that his daughter Abigail would take over the chairmanship.

Achievements and Awards:

Forbes ranked him as the 57th richest person in America with an estimated fortune of $8.4 billion.

London Business School honored him as an honorary fellow.

Unknown Facts:

He developed Fidelity's "Go-Go" stock funds by heavily promoting, aggressively managing it throughout the 1960s. Johnson is better known as Ned.

At the time of his passing, Fidelity was in charge of $11.8 trillion and more than 500 mutual funds.

 

Edward Johnson III Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 165 cm
In Meters 1.65 m
In feet Inches 5'4"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 65 Kg
In Pounds 143 lbs

Eye Color
Brown

Hair Color
Brown

Edward Johnson III Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Edward C. Johnson II

Spouse
Elizabeth B.Johnson

Son(s)
Edward Johnson IV

Daughter(s)
Abigail Johnson, Elizabeth L. Johnson

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