John Sculley’s net worth has always been a topic of interest for the people, especially for those from the tech world. He is the former CEO of Apple and Pepsi and is currently working on his own business.
How much is John Sculley’s net worth in 2018?
John Sculley has definitely earned a huge amount of money from his invaluable contributions at Apple. However, his career has progressed more after leaving the multinational company.
Sculley reigned as the CEO of Apple for ten years. He held the position from April 8, 1983, to 1993, during which he helped in increasing the company’s sales from $800 million to $8 billion. As of 1987, he received an annual salary of $10.2 million, which made him the highest paid CEO of Silicon Valley.
Sculley’s way to Apple was paved by Steve Jobs who tactfully sealed the deal with Sculley with his legendary pitch –
“Do you want to sell sugared water for the rest of your life? Or do you want to come with me and change the world?”
Sculley was named the CEO and president of Pepsi in 1977. He was the youngest-ever person to hold the positions at the company.
Starting as a trainee, he was also the youngest person to become the marketing vice president in 1970. At Pepsi, he was the one to introduce a revolutionary marketing campaign which allowed the company to gain significant market share from its rival company, Coca-Cola.
Following his departure from Apple, Sculley served as a partner for his company Sculley Brothers LLC from 1995 to 2005. He co-founded Zeta Global in 2007 and Obi Worldphone in 2014. The business mogul currently owns a net worth of $20 million.
Is John Sculley married? Who is his wife?
John has married thrice till date. His first spouse was Ruth with whom he was married from 1960 to 1965. He got married to Carol Lee Adams in 1978 and like his first marriage, this too ended in a divorce in 2011.
He is currently married to Diane Gibbs Poli. They have been married since 2013. John shares two children with his first ex-wife.