How rich is Jimmy Haslam?
Jimmy Haslam Net Worth:
Jimmy Haslam Net Worth:James Arthur "Jimmy" Haslam III (born March 1954) is the CEO of the Pilot Flying J truck stop chain and the current majority owner of the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. On October 16, 2012, Haslam's $1 billion purchase of the Browns was unanimously approved by the 32 teams in the NFL; the sale itself closed on October 25, 2012. His father, fellow businessman Jim Haslam, founded the Pilot Flying J company in 1958 as the Pilot Oil Corporation.Haslam is under investigation after the FBI raided the headquarters of his company, Flying J truck stops, for swindling customers for millions on fuel rebates. So far, seven employees have been charged with fraud. Press accounts have predicted Haslam will be indicted early in 2014.Haslam, who lives in his native Knoxville, Tennessee, is brother to Bill Haslam, the Governor of Tennessee.While attending the University of Tennessee Haslam was a roommate of Bob Corker, the current United States Senator from Tennessee. He is a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity.Haslam bought a minority interest in the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2008. In 2012, he reached an agreement with Browns owner Randy Lerner to purchase the franchise for $1 billion (USD). The Browns were valued at $977 million in 2011 by Forbes magazine, 20th in the NFL. Haslam's family also owns the Tennessee Smokies, a Class AA affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. NFL rules prohibit ownership in multiple teams and so Haslam sold his interest in the Steelers.Haslam is married to Susan "Dee" Bagwell Haslam, CEO of RIVR Media. They have three adult children, Jim, Whitney and Cynthia.
|Birth date:||March 9, 1954|
|Birth place:||Knoxville, Tennessee, United States|
|Education:||University of Tennessee|
|Children:||Cynthia Haslam Arnholt, Whitney Haslam Johnson, James E. Oakley III|
|Parents:||Cynthia Haslam, Jim Haslam|
|Siblings:||Bill Haslam, Ann Haslam|