Last Updated: June 2, 2024
Richest BusinessRichest Billionaires
Net Worth:
$28 Billion
Dec 19, 1961 (62 years old)
Entrepreneur, Businessperson
United States of America
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  1. Early Life
  2. Career
  3. Personal Life

What Is Abigail Johnson's Net Worth?

Abigail Johnson is an American businesswoman who has a net worth of $28 billion. Abigail Johnson is the Chair, CEO and President of the company started by her father, Fidelity Investments. She is also on the Committee of Capital Markets Regulation. Fidelity Investments is the second-largest mutual fund company in the United States, with just under $2 trillion in assets.

Abigail Johnson is one of the richest women in the United States thanks to her approximate a 24% stake in Fidelity. In 2020, Johnson was named the richest person in the state of Massachusetts.

Early Life

Abigail Pierrepont Johnson was born on December 21, 1961, in Boston, Massachusetts. She has two siblings, Edward C. Johnson IV and Elizabeth Johnson. She attended the private school Buckingham Browne in Cambridge, Massachusetts, before she graduated from Hobart and William Smith College in 1984 with a bachelor of arts degree in art history.

Abigail worked as a consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton briefly after college. Johnson then went on to obtain a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University.

Abigail Johnson Wealth

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In 1988, Abigail joined Fidelity Investments as an analyst and portfolio manager. Her grandfather, Edward C. Johnson II, started Fidelity Investments in 1946, and her father, Edward C. "Ned" Johnson III, was at the time the company's Chief Executive Officer. In 1997, Johnson was promoted to an executive position in Fidelity Management Research. In 2005, she became the Head of Retail, Workplace, and Institutional Business. Abigail was promoted to President of Fidelity Investments in 2012 and became chairman in 2016. Johnson introduced Fidelity to cryptocurrency investment in 2018, which made it possible for investors to trade both ethereum and bitcoin.

In November 2016, Johnson announced he would retire the following month and would turn over all duties to Abigail. She was named president and CEO of Fidelity and chair of its international sister company, Fidelity International, obtaining full control of Fidelity and its 45,000 employees worldwide. Abigail's father is no longer a board member at Fidelity but maintains office hours to continue to consult with Abigail on occasion. Abigail is a member of the Board of Directors for the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association and serves as a member of the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation.

Personal Life

She married the chief executive of Iora Health, Inc., Christopher J. McKown, in 1988, and they have two children. In her free time, she enjoys skiing.

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