Jeff Shell is a business executive who was in 1965 in Michigan, United States of America. Jeff Shell has his education at the University of California as well as Harvard University and he is noted to be the former Chief Executive Officer of NBCUniversal.
NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast and Jeff Shell was the Chief Executive Officer between 2019 and 2023. Jeff Shell is happily married to Laura Fay Shell. His wife used to work for Los Angeles County supervisor, Zev Yaroslavsky as his Planning Deputy till 2005 when she stopped.
Jeff Shell has Dana Shell Smith and Dan Shell as his siblings.
In 2015, Jeff Shell was awarded the Dorothy and Sherrill C. Corwin Human Relations Awards by the American Jewish Committee. He was also inducted into the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.
Together and with the help of Cindy Crawford, Rande Gerber, Mike Meldman as well as Jay Sures, Jeff Shell purchased the Beverly Hills deli, Nate ‘n AI. Jeff Shell served as the President of FOX Cable Network Group in 2001 and also worked in the capacity of President of Comcast Programming Group.
It was on January 1, 2020, that Jeff Shell assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of NBCUNIVERSAL and had to be reporting to the CEO of Comcast, Brian Roberts. Even before Jeff Shell assumed his role, he was announced to succeed Steve Burke in 2019.
He lent his support to Barack Obama in April 2008 for the Pennsylvania Primary when he signed an open letter to that effect. When Barack Obama successfully became the President of the United States of America, Jeff Shell was named as the Chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors.
Jeff Shell has just announced that he would leave NBCUNIVERSAL with immediate effect. This is due to a complaint of inappropriate conduct and in this regard, an agreement has been reached between Jeff Shell himself and Comcast for his departure.
His inappropriate conduct has to do with an inappropriate relationship with a woman who works with the company.
Jeff Shell Net Worth
According to gurufocus.com Jeff Shell is estimated to be worth about $13 million as at April 24,2023 . He is also said to be the owner of 332,667 shares of Comcast.
However, Wallmine also has the belief that Jeff Shell is estimated to be worth as much as $24.1 million as at December 2022.
It also indicates that Jeff Shell owns 8,508 units of Comcast stock which is worth over $15 million.