Debra Lee Net Worth

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Debra Lee Net Worth
Net Worth:
$30 Million

Debra Lee's Annual Salary

$5 Million
Date of Birth
August 8, 1955
Place of Birth
Fort Jackson

Debra Lee net worth and salary: Debra Lee is an American business executive who has a net worth of $30 million dollars. Debra Lee was born in Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and graduated from Brown University with a degree in Political Science with a focus on Asian Studies. From there, she went on to earn a Master's Degree in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, and a law degree from Harvard's Law School. She began her professional career as an attorney in the early 80s, and worked for five years at Steptoe & Johnson, a corporate law firm based in D.C. She became the Vice President of Legal Affairs and general counsel for BET in 1986. In addition to her legal duties, she also served as the Corporate Secretary and as a publisher for BET's Publishing Division. She was promoted to President and CEO of BET Holdings, Inc. in 1996. Nine years later, she became President and CEO of the entire company. She has actively developed the BET brand, and brought in new programming since becoming president. In addition to her work at BET, she also sits on a number of corporate boards including Marriot and Revlon. She also oversaw the publication of the magazines YSB, Heart & Soul, Emerge, and BET Weekend and several imprints of BET Books, which published romances for African American women.

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Debra Lee

Debra Lee

Debra L. Lee, Esq. is an American businesswoman. Currently, she is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BET, the parent company for Black Entertainment Television. She is the mother of two. Lee has sat on the board of directors for a number of companies/organizations,...
Date of Birth
  • August 8, 1955
  • Debra Lee
  • Debra L Lee
  • African American
  • United States of America
  • United States of America
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