Sumner Redstone
  • Name Sumner Redstone, Viacom
  • Industry News
  • Bio Sumner Redstone had quite a year in 2013. The majority owner and Chairman of the Board of the National Amusements theater chain saw his fortune rise by roughly $1.7 billion thanks to the rising values of Viacom and CBS, whose stocks increased by nearly 50%. He’s also made some substantial philanthropic donations: he donated $18 million to Boston University’s law school last year alone and, over time, has contributed nearly $150 million to various charities.