Charles Bartlett Johnson is an American businessman. With an estimated current net worth of around $4.3 billion, he is ranked by Forbes as the 147th-richest person in the world.
With his brother Rupert Johnson, Jr., Johnson serves as chairman of Franklin Resources, a mutual fund company started by Rupert Sr. in 1947. He is a former Army lieutenant.
Charles Johnson is married and has six children. Charles' son Gregory serves as president and CEO of Franklin Resources. His wife Ann, who became a medical doctor after raising her family, supervised the notable restoration of the Carolands Chateau. He is currently principal owner of the MLB San Francisco Giants.
Black life is ambiguous, and a kaleidoscope of meanings, rich, multi-sided . . . we have frozen our vision in figures that caricature, at best the complexity of our lives and leave the real artistic chore of interpretation unfinished.