Net Worth $600 million
American businessman Bill Rasmussen has an estimated net worth of $600 million in 2012. He is best recognized as the founder of ESPN to which he served as the first president and chief executive officer.
Rasmussen’s media career started in 1962 with Amherst, Massachusetts-based WTTT radio. Three years later, he started working for WWLP-TV where he had an eight-year tenure as Sports Director. He spent his last two years with the company as the News Director. Starting in 1974, he worked as Communications Director for New England Whalers.