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Woody Johnson net worth

Woody Johnson Net Worth: Woody Johnson is an American businessman and philanthropist who has a net worth of $3.5 billion. Woody Johnson earned his net worth by serving as CEO and chairman of the Johnson Company Inc., and chairman of the committee for the pre-commissioning division of the USS New York.

Robert Wood Johnson IV was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey in April 1947. He graduated from the University of Arizona and worked for Johnson & Johnson in his early years. Johnson is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has campaigned on Capitol Hill for increased funding for lupus and diabetes research. His daughter, Kathy, was diagnosed with diabetes, which made him fight even harder. He also founded the Lupus Research Consortium after his other daughter, Jamie, was diagnosed with the disease. Woody bought the NFL’s New York Jets in 2000 for $635 million. That’s the highest price for a New York team and the third-highest price for any professional sports team. Johnson served on a committee to help select current NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Johnson was accused of engaging in false tax avoidance and settled with the IRS in 2003. Woody Johnson was married to fashion model Nancy Sale Johnson. In 2009, he married Suzanne Ilcha Johnson. He had five children, although daughter Kathy died of diabetic ketoacidosis. He has donated more than $1 million to Republican candidates and committees. He helped John McCain raise more than $7 a night and funded the Republican National Convention.

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