Name: Sheila Johnson
Profession: Entrepreneur and philanthropist
Known For: Cofounding...
Name: Sheila Johnson Profession: Entrepreneur and philanthropist Known For: Cofounding BET Why She Should Make the Cut: Johnson, who made her fortune with her ex-husband Bob Johnson as cofounder of the BET cable network, is a true socialite. And get this: three years ago she married William Newman, Jr., the Virginia judge who presided over her divorce from Johnson. The mother of two ventured into the hotel biz in 2005 and now specializes in the management of independent luxury hotels, resorts and fine food establishments with Salamander Hospitality. Her daughter Paige also made our list.