Charles Bartlett Johnson was born on January 06, 1933 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States of America. Johnson is a businessman by profession and is counted among eminent billionaires around the world. Johnson pursued his basic education from Mount Clair High School and later joined Yale College where he graduated in 1954. At Yale he was in college’s football team where he played as an offensive guard. Johnson later joined the United States Army where he served as lieutenant posted in Germany.
As a money manager, Johnson along with his brother Rupert Johnson junior served as a chairman of Franklin Resources. Franklin Resource was a mutual fund company started in 1947.
Charles Johnson’s Family
Charles was born to Rupert Harris Johnson and Florence Endler. Chalres’s father divorced his mother Florence due to personal reasons when he was a child, leaving him to his mother along with four siblings. His father Rupert married to another women who produced his other three siblings and one of them was Rupert Johnson junior, who later became his business partner.
Charles is married to Ann Demarest Lutes and has six children. His seventh child is deceased. Charles’s wife Ann is a notable medical doctor who is also responsible for the restoration of Coro lands Chateau.
Ann Demarest Lutes Johnson: Wife of Charles Johnson
Ann is a medical doctor. Apart from this, she is indulged in many businesses owned and governed by his husband. She is Board Advisor and Board Manager at New York Botanical Garden. Ann married Charles on March 26, 1955 and they have six children. Ann Johnson moved to Hillsborough, California in 1973, with her husband, who came for the purpose of establishing and erecting Franklin Resources, Inc., into the massive mutual fund company that it has become.
She has six children and 17 grandchildren to their lives. While her children were growing, Ann applied to Stanford University School of Medicine, where she successfully completed her MD degree with a specialty in Psychiatry. Later she established a clinic in San Mateo in psychiatry/psychopharmacology. Ann retired from the board of directors of Martek Biosciences Corp. Her community interests consist of the San Francisco Opera and the California Academy of Sciences, where she serves on the boards of directors.
Brothers and Sisters of Charles
His father Rupert Harris was a financier who was born in 1900 and passed away in 1989. Apart from Charles, Rupert produced six more kids. They are namely;
- Brother: Rupert H. Johnson, Jr. (billionaire)
- Brother: Andrew R. Johnson
- Sister: Suzanne O. Razor
- Sister: Mary F. Furlong
- Sister: Florence M. Jacobson
- Sister: Bonnie L. Sacerdote
Rupert Junior was born in 1941 and is the Vice Chairman of board at Franklin Resource. He is a graduated from Washington and Lee University and is married. He is a billionaire and is worth USD 6B. He lives in Burlingame, California.
Children of Charles
He has total seven children in which one is deceased. Three of them are:
- Son: Gregory Johnson
- Son: Charles E. Johnson
- Daughter: Holly
His son Charles E. Johnson served as a co-president at Franklin Resource. He has studied MBA from Harvard University in 1985. He is a bachelor of science from UCLA in 1979. Johnson is the founder and Managing Director of Tano Capital, which is an Asia focused alternative asset management firm in San Mateo, California, that invests in early to mid-stage companies.
As of 2017 Jan, his net worth is USD 5.6 Billion. He was listed at 105th spot in Forbes 400 list, 2015.