Johnelle Hunt

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Johnelle Hunt
Born1931/1932 (age 87–88)[1]
Heber Springs, Arkansas, US
ResidenceFayetteville, Arkansas, US
Alma materUniversity of Central Arkansas (dropped out)
Net worthUS$3.1 billion (August 2018)[1]
Spouse(s)Johnnie Bryan Hunt (deceased)

Johnelle Hunt (born 1931/1932) is an American billionaire, the widow of Johnnie Bryan Hunt, and co-founder of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, the company they started in 1961.

Early life[edit]

She was born in Heber Springs, Arkansas.[2] She dropped out of the University of Central Arkansas.[1]


She was on the board of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, the largest publicly owned trucking company in the US, until 2007, the year after her husband, J.B. Hunt, died.[1]

As of August 2018, she had a net worth of US$3.1 billion.[1]

Personal life[edit]

She has two children and lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas.[1] Her son Bryan Hunt is on the board of J.B. Hunt Transport Services.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Forbes profile: Johnelle Hunt". Forbes. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Johnelle Hunt". arwomenshalloffame. Retrieved 9 September 2015.