John Stankey: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth, Wife

John Stankey: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Career, Wife, Net Worth, Height, Weight, Children, AT&T Inc., WarnerMedia, Business, Education, Hometown: John Stankey is an American businessman who is currently working as the CEO of AT&T Inc. Prior to being the CEO, he was the president and COO of AT&T. He is also serving as a member of AT&T Inc.’s board of directors. Before joining there, John Stankey was the CEO of WarnerMedia. He was born on December 19 in 1962 in Los Angeles. He is currently trending on social media for receiving backlash for asking staff to admit to “white privileges”. John Stankey had promoted anti-racist social programs at AT&T in order to remove any kind of racist ideologies in the minds of the employees. But recently, Christopher Rufo, a senior staff, disclosed the fact that they were forced into engaging in it. This issue has been controversial since the last few days now and John Stankey had been getting a lot of hate on the web for it.

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John’s Early Life

John T. Stankey was born on 19th December in 1962 in Los Angeles. He was brought up in a Jewish household and is known to be the youngest of his two other siblings. It is known that his father worked as an insurance underwriter and his mother was a homemaker. John Stankey completed his graduation in the 1980s in B.B.A. in Finance from Loyola Marymount University. It has been reported that he had taken an entry-level position with Pacific Bell. Later in 1991, he finished his M.B.A. from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). While he was studying at Loyola Marymount University, he met his wife Shari.

John’s Career

In 1996, his position with Pacific Bell was undertaken by SBC Communications. Later in 1998, he served as the Executive Vice President of Industry Markets and in 2000, he became the Executive President of Industry Markets. For SBC Southwest, John Stankey served as the President and as the CEO in 2001. It was in 2005 that he entered  the “new AT&T” as the CIO. The merging of SBC with AT&T Corporation was finalized later in 2005. After this merging, John Stankey was promoted as the senior executive vice president and as the CTO for AT&T between 2008 to 2012. Other than that, he had served in various positions of senior executive within the company. Later in January 2012, he was appointed as the CSO and group presided of AT&T. Establishing control over the newly acquired DIRECTV business, John Stankey was promoted to the position of CEO of AT&T Entertainment Group (AEG). With his notable skills, he also took control of the Time Warner company, which was taken up by AT&T in 2018. This was renamed as WarnerMedia (WM). Working in this post he earned about $22.5 million in 2019 and then $21 million in 2020. Between the period of 2015 and 2021, the company had to lay off over 42,000 workers in the USA. Between the years of 2014 and 202, John Stankey was a part of the board of directors for UPS. For the company WarnerMedia, which currently owns numerous film and media corporations like HBO, Warner Bros., John was named as the CEO in 2018. He incorporated is creative ideas to the company. Later on October 1, 2019, he also got posted as the COO of AT&T. It was announced in 2020 April1, that John Stankey would be resigning from him post as CEO of WarnerMedia. He succeeded Randall L. Stephenson as the CEO of AT&T Inc. on July 1st of 2020. In 2015, he led the AT&T’s acquisition of DirecTV and then later in 2018, for Time Warner.

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John Stankey Personal Life

John Stankey was born on 19 December 1962. He was brought up in a Jewish family household in Los Angeles. John Stankey is known to be married to Shari Stankey. They first met while they were studying at Loyola Marymount University. John was in the class of 1985 while Shari was in the class of 1983. It is known that they began dating in the 1980s and later decided to tie the knot. The couple is leading a joyous and healthy marriage. They might have children but no details have been revealed yet. His exact height is not known but he seems to be around 5 feet and 10 inches tall. His experience and excellence in his career give him an estimated net worth of at least $30 million USD.

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Here is the full Bio/Wiki of John Stankey, his family/ mother/ father/ brother name, age, height in feet, weight, body measurements, interests/hobbies, boyfriends, girlfriends, husband, wife, spouse, cars, property, bikes, address, email, house, hometown, ethnicity, hometown, birthplace, parents, achievements, phone number, school, his Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, earning /income/net worth, birthday, zodiac sign, education, caste, religion, Date Of Birth.

John Stankey Bio, Height, Weight, Profile, Net Worth

Real Name John T. Stankey
Nickname Not Known
Gender Male
Profession Businessman
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 177 cm

in meters– 1.77 m

in feet inches– 5’ 10”

Weight (approx.) in kilograms– Not Known

in pounds– Not Known

Figure Measurements (approx.) Not Known
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Brown
Date of Birth 19 December 1962
Age (as in 2021) 58 Years
Birth Place Los Angeles
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Sagittarius
Nationality American
Hometown Los Angeles
School Not Known
College/University Loyola Marymount University


Educational Qualification BBA in Finance, MBA
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Caste Not Known
Address Not Known
Hobbies/Interests Reading
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Known
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Siblings Brother: Not Known

Sister: Not Known

Husband/Wife/Spouse Shari Stankey
Children Not Known
Net Worth $30 million USD

Some lesser-known facts about John Stankey

  • He had served as the CEO of WarnerMedia.
  • He is from a Jewish household.
  • John met his wife, Shari, while he was studying at Loyola Marymount University.
  • He enjoys reading on his spare occasions.

Social media Accounts: 

He is not known to have any social media accounts right now.


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