ROBERT PITTMAN Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More


Robert Warren Pittman is an American businessman and was the CEO of the famous American cable channel MTV. He co-founded MTV along with iHeartMedia and Casa Dragones Tequila. He is also a trained pilot with over 6000 flight hours and holds Airline Transport Pilot’s License for airplanes.

ROBERT PITTMAN Biography And Net Worth

Net Worth                          $100  M
Full Name                           Robert Warren Pittman
Birth Date                           28 December 1953
Age                                       58 years
Birthplace                           Mississippi, United States
Profession                          Businessman
Zodiac Sign                         Capricorn
Spouse                                Sandy Hill (Married: 1979 – Divorced: 1997)                                               Veronique Choa (Married: 1997)
 Active Years                      1976 – Present

Early life

Robert Pittman was born on 28 December 1953 in Mississippi and raised in Brookhaven. He attended Brookhaven High School and Millsaps College. At the age of mere 15, he became a radio announcer and successfully programmed radio stations in Pittsburgh, Chicago, and NBC Flagship station. He had a passion for flying jets and learned lessons by earning money as a radio announcer since he was 15.

Robert Pittman Career

In his teens, while he was working as a radio announcer, he found his desire to work for radio. Gradually he moved towards television and hosted music videos and news shows at the age of 23.

With his passion for this profession and experience, Pittman teamed up with several other entrepreneurs and created MTV. It was launched in 1981 and he began to serve as the CEO of the network. The growth of the newly born channel MTV under Pittman’s leadership was truly enormous. During his tenure, MTV became the first profitable cable network. For the first time, he launched the coverage of live events in 1984 & 1985. Pittman truly left an impact on fashion and popular culture in the U.S. through his channel.

In 1986, Pittman co-founded Quantum Media with MCA and later on, bought the MCA. In 1989, Pittman sold the assets of MCA to Warner Communications and became Senior Advisor at Warner Communications. Warner Communications carried out a merger with Time Inc. to create Time Warner, and Pittman was appointed as the President of Time Warner Enterprises in 1990.

In the next 20 years approximately, Pittman underwent various stints. He controlled the ‘Six Flag Theme Park’, ‘Century 21 Real Estate, and later ‘AOL Networks as a CEO. His tenure at AOL Network was a real success and the number of members rose from 6 million to 30 million. In 2010, Pittman assumed the role of Chairman of Media and Entertainment for ‘Clear Channel’. He transformed the company to iHeartMedia, Inc. in 2014. Pittman is now the CEO of iHeartMedia, Inc. and under his leadership, it is now the #1 commercial podcast publisher.


Robert Pittman Wife

In 1979, Pittman married Sandy Hill who is a famous mountaineer and a fashion editor. The couple divorced in 1997. They have one son. In the same year, Pittman married Veronique Choa and have two children with her.

Robert Pittman’s Net Worth

Pittman’s net worth is estimated at $100 million, which he earned through his career in the entertainment industry.

Robert Pittman Body Features

Height                   5 ft 6 in
Weight                  65 kg
Eye Color              Gray
Hair Color             Gray


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