In an interview with CBS, Ted Turner disclosed that he suffered from Lewy body dementia. This is a prevalent kind of memory loss after Alzheimer’s disease. The corporate magnate continues to suffer from the illness that prompted the inquiry: is the legend still alive? Yeah, Ted Turner is still alive and presently 83 years old. Ted serves as Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors at present.
He is regarded as the legend who revolutionized the whole cable sector. Ted is often referred to as “Alexander the Great of broadcasting.” Turner acquired the Atlanta Braves in 1976 and the Atlanta Hawks in 1977 to provide programming for WTCG. He used the power of the WTBS superstation to broadcast Braves games to almost every household in the United States.
Ted Turned is 83 years old now, yet he never quits working. Currently, he serves as Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors. Turner was born on November 19, 1938, in Cincinnati, Ohio. While at Brown, Turner was vice president of the Brown Debating Union and sailing team captain.
Turner relocated to the South in late 1960 to assume the general manager role of his father’s Macon, Georgia-based firm. Following his father’s passing, he was appointed chairman of the corporation. By the age of 24, he could expand his firm internationally. In 1988, Turner purchased Jim Crockett Promotions and rebranded it World Championship Wrestling to compete with Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Federation.