Multi-billionaire who founded Cablevision and more notably to television viewers, HBO. He was also in control of AMC Networks and Madison Square Garden, Inc.
He started in telecommunications early in his career by marketing and distributing sports and industrial films.
He founded Teleguide, Inc. and later Sterling Manhattan Cable in the 1960s to provide cable services.
He married Helen Ann and together they had six children.
He is an incredibly wealthy man from Ohio much like NBA superstar LeBron James.