Stanley Hubbard

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Stanley Hubbard
Stanley Stub Hubbard

1933 (age 85–86)
ResidenceSaint Paul, Minnesota, US
Alma materUniversity of Minnesota
Net worthUS$2.1 billion (September 2015)[1]
TitleChairman and CEO, Hubbard Broadcasting
Spouse(s)Karen Hubbard
Parent(s)Stanley Eugene Hubbard

Stanley Stub Hubbard (born 1933) is an American billionaire heir and businessman. He is the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Hubbard Broadcasting, founded by his father. Much of his fortune was earned through the operations of family-owned media holdings which include dozens of radio and television stations in the US. He was also the founder of United States Satellite Broadcasting, a forerunner to Direct TV, which absorbed USSB in 1998.

Early life[edit]

Stanley Stub Hubbard was born in 1933. His father, Stanley E. Hubbard, was the founder of Hubbard Broadcasting.[2] He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota.[1][3]


Hubbard started working for Hubbard Broadcasting in 1951, became president in 1967, and became chairman and CEO in 1983.[2]

As of September 2015, he had a net worth of US$2.1 billion.[1]

Political activity[edit]

Hubbard is a prolific Republican and Libertarian donor.[4] Hubbard made political contributions to Scott Walker's presidential campaign in 2015.[5][6] Hubbard also donated money to Our Principles PAC, a Super PAC dedicated to stopping the presidential nomination of Donald Trump, but then donated to Trump-aligned Super PACs after Trump became the presumptive nominee.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Hubbard is married to Karen.[2] They have five children and live in St Paul, Minnesota.[1] Their children are Kathryn Rominski, Stanley E. Hubbard, Virginia Morris, Robert W. Hubbard, and Julia Hubbard Coyte.[2]


In 1995, Hubbard was the co-recipient (along with his father) of the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Broadcasters.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Stanley Hubbard". Forbes. Retrieved September 9, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d "Hubbard Broadcasting's Stanley S. Hubbard". bjtonline. June 1, 2008. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Executive Profile Stanley S. Hubbard". bloomberg. Retrieved September 23, 2015.
  4. ^ a b Swan, Jonathan (May 15, 2016). "Where Republican donors stand on Donald Trump". The Hill. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
  5. ^ McCormick, John; Brody, Ben (September 17, 2015). "Scott Walker Campaign Puts on a Happy Face Despite Setbacks". Bloomberg Politics. Retrieved October 19, 2015.
  6. ^ Johnson, Jenna; Gold, Matea (September 17, 2015). "Amid dropping poll numbers, Scott Walker will retreat to focus on Iowa". The Washington Post. Retrieved October 19, 2015.

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