Amy Powell is an American media personality who came into the spotlight for being fired as the Head of Paramount Television following an internal investigation of a racist remark she made.
While Paramount was on her watch, the film company developed numerous hit television shows for platforms from Amazon to Netflix. Her marvelous work and achievements have made people quite curious regarding her net worth, sources of income, controversies, and so on.
Amy Powell’s Net Worth In 2019
The 5 feet 5 inches tall Amy Powell has been active in the professional field since a very long period of time. She has worked for numerous television channels like CNN, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, and Paramount Television.
Being active in the professional field for over decades, Amy definitely has collected a high figure of salary and net worth.
CAPTION: Amy Powell SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter
While talking about Amy Powell’s net worth in 2019, the exact figure of her worth is not given. Some sources claim her worth as $16 million, whereas, some gossip mongers confirm it to be $20 million. It won’t be wrong to claim that her net worth is in between $16 million to $20 million.
As per the investors and analysts, the worth of Paramount Television is $4 billion. As she had worked for around a decade and a half, she might have collected a hefty amount of money.
Amy Powell’s Career
Amy Powell started her professional career working at CNN in Atlanta. She then worked as an internet marketing manager at Vivendi Universal: Universal Studios Home Entertainment from January 2000 to January 2001.
CAPTION: Amy Powell' SOURCE: thewrap
Right after leaving Vivendi Universal, she joined Sony Pictures Entertainment as a director of internet marketing strategy where she worked for three years.
Soon after Amy joined Paramount Television as a president for nearly fifteen years before firing. Overall, she is a famous personality in the digital entertainment and media industry.
Amy Powell’s Controversy; Fired from Paramount
Back in July 2018, Amy was fired from the Paramount Television after she was accused of making racist comments which were inconsistent with the company values.
Amy commented on black women being angry in a conference call with producers regarding the television adaptation of 1996 movie First Wives Club. Reports claimed that her insensitive remark prompted an African-American a s sistant who was on call to complain about the incident.
Later, Amy denied making such offensive comments. It came as a surprise when she got fired from the television company.