Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr.

About Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr.

Birth Day: November 08, 1927
Birth Place: United States
Residence: Manhattan, New York City, US
Occupation: Publisher
Title: Chairman Emeritus, Condé Nast
Spouse(s): Jane Franke (1951–1959) Victoria Newhouse (1973–2017)
Children: 3
Parent(s): Samuel Newhouse Sr. Mitzi Newhouse
Relatives: Donald Newhouse (brother)

Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr.

Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr. was born on November 08, 1927 in United States. Longtime chairman of Conde Nast Publications Samuel "Si" Newhouse died on October 1 at age 89. He and his brother Donald had taken over their father Sam's multimillion-dollar publishing and broadcasting empire, Advanced Publications, when Sam died in 1979. Si served as Conde Nast chairman for 40 years before quietly retiring to the role of chairman emeritus in early 2015. During his tenure, he and his brother expanded the media empire they inherited into one of the country's largest privately owned companies, adding additional newspapers and magazines--among them such titles as The New Yorker and Wired--to go along with existing publications like Vogue. The two additionally acquired cable TV firm Bright House Networks, the online entertainment and social news site Reddit, and a sizable stake in Discovery Communications. They sold Bright House Networks to John Malone's Charter Communications in April 2016 for $11.4 billion in stock and cash. Si also owned an extensive art collection, including works by Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns.
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As per our current Database, Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr. has been died on October 1, 2017(2017-10-01) (aged 89)\nManhattan, New York City, US.

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When Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr. die, Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr. was 89 years old.

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Occupation Media
Age 89 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born November 08, 1927 (United States)
Birthday November 08
Town/City United States
Nationality United States

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Newhouse gave money to charity, including $15 million to Syracuse University. He was also an art collector, who at one time owned one of the most valuable paintings in the world, a Jackson Pollock drip painting, titled No. 5, 1948. Newhouse was listed by Art News as among the top 200 art Collectors in the world.


He was married to Jane Franke from 1951–59, and they had three children, Sam, Wynn (died 2010), and Pamela. In 1973, he married Victoria Carrington Benedict de Ramel, who survived him.


Prior to his death, he had an estimated net worth of $9.5 billion, and he was ranked the 46th richest American by Forbes magazine in 2014.

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