American media proprietor Anne Beau Cox Chambers has an estimated net worth of $18 billion as of 2015, according to Forbes. She is the daughter of James M. Cox (died in 1957), a newspaper publisher and 1920 Democratic Presidential candidate. She has a stake of interest in Cox enterprises. She is the richest person in Georgia.
Anne was born on December 1 1919 in Dayton, Ohio. She studied at the Finch College in New York. Anne Cox owns and controls her father’s business interests through Cox Enterprises, a privately held media empire that includes television, newspapers, radio, cable TV and other businesses. This media empire’s annual revenue is more than $17 billion.
Anne Cox was ambassador to Belgium under President Jimmy Carter. She served the US in that capacity between 1977 and 1981.
Anne Cox Chambers supports various cultural and educational charities, particularly related to arts and international affairs. She has received many honorary doctorates and awards recognizing her philanthropic activities. She holds the French Legion of Honor title. She received an honorary degree in Doctor of Laws from Oglethorpe University.
Anne Cox married Louis G. Johnson, but they divorced later. She married Robert William Chambers in 1955. She has three children. Currently she resides in Atlanta, Georgia.