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Brent Redstone

Brent Redstone

American businessman
Brent Redstone
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Intro American businessman
Is Businessperson Entrepreneur
From United States of America
Type Business
Gender male
Birth 1951
Age 69 years
Family
Father: Sumner Redstone
Siblings: Shari Redstone
Education
Harvard University
Syracuse University College of Law
The details

Biography

Brent Redstone (born c. 1951) is an American lawyer, heir and entrepreneur.

Biography

Brent Dale Redstone was born in 1951, the son of Sumner Redstone, né Rothstein, and Phyllis Gloria Raphael. He is the brother of Shari Redstone, and grandson of Michael Redstone. He has one daughter, Keryn Redstone.

Career

Like his father, Brent graduated from Harvard University and became a lawyer. He earned a Law degree from Syracuse University in 1976. Also like his father, Brent worked as an attorney– practicing as a criminal prosecutor in Boston for 14 years –prior to joining National Amusements, the family business. He is currently Licensed by the Colorado Bar Association.

During his brief tenure at Viacom, Brent was removed from the board of parent company National Amusements, Inc., in 2003. In 2006, he sued his father and sister, later dropping the lawsuit after an undisclosed settlement was reached, which reportedly included the buyout of Brent's one-sixth stake in National Amusements. Currently, Shari Redstone owns 20% of National Amusements and Sumner Redstone owns 80%. National Amusements holds a controlling stake in CBS Corporation, Viacom, MTV Networks, BET, Paramount Pictures, and are equal partners in MovieTickets.com.

In 2016, the Redstone Family entered into legalities over whether Sumner Redstone is mentally competent. He now uses an iPad to communicate.

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https://variety.com/2016/biz/news/sumner-redstone-granddaughter-sues-shari-redstone-1201828535/
https://articles.latimes.com/2007/jul/30/business/fi-shari30
https://www.denverpost.com/search/ci_5164430
https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052970203937004578078911082391282
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https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/cotown/la-et-ct-sumner-redstone-lawsuit-granddaughter-keryn-redstone-20160419-story.html
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/03/sumner-redstone-communicates-with-an-ipad-programmed-with-a-profanity.html
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