Lenise Stephenson is the lovely wife of AT&T Inc. chairman and CEO, Randall Stephenson. Her husband is the man who want to buy Time Warner which owns CNN, the latter has been trashed by Donald Trump. Want to know more about Randall’s wife? Keep reading below.
Lenise’s husband was born Randall Lynn Stephenson on April 22, 1960. The Oklahoma native has spent his career in the telephone business.
Randall received his B.S. in accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma and his Master of Accountancy from the University of Oklahoma.
Randall began his career with Southwestern Bell Telephone in 1982 in Oklahoma. Stephenson’s career advanced as the company grew and expanded from its regional focus. He helped build a wireless subsidiary in Mexico City that eventually became known as American Movil. He then was named SBC’s controller in 1996.
He served as the company’s senior executive vice president and chief financial officer from 2001 to 2004, and from 2004 to 2007 he served as the company’s chief operating officer. He was appointed to AT&T’s board of directors in 2005. Two years later he was appointed to his current position
AT&T was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.
Lenise’s hubby has been in the news lately after it was announced AT&T will buy Time Warner Inc. for $108.7 billion (including debt) to add the Warner Bros. movie studio and TV networks TBS, TNT, CNN and, not least, Time Warner’s crown jewel: HBO.
AT&T acquired its new DirecTV division in 2015 for some $67 billion. However, Time Warner also owns CNN, which was recently trashed by president elect, Donald Trump –for being a ‘terrible organization.’
Lenise Stephenson is affiliated with University of Texas. She is a member, Board of Visitors at University of Texas – MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Lenise Stephenson have been married since 1982. Lenise and her husband are the proud parents of two daughters, including daughter Abby.
Though not much is known about Lenise Stephenson, she and her husband have faced their share of dramas. Back in 2009 her husband was falsely reported dead after falling into a coma following a massive cocaine binge.
Most recently in 2015, her husband was named in a lawsuit filed by an assistant at AT&T named Knyome King. King claimed that Randall helped to cover up racist texts that were sent by the then President, Aaron Slator. Eventually, the case was settled out of court.
Is not too hard to imagine Lenise’s luxurious life. According to Forbes, her husband has an income that is listed as “other” of $20.66 million, and the worth of his stocks in AT&T are listed, “not available.”
However, her husband’s fortune is considered self made and Lesine Stephenson has surely been a loyal supporter of his success. In fact, during an interview he revealed he began working at Southwestern Bell because he was getting married and needed a job.