American media mogul and businessman Ted Turner is known as the founder for the cable news network CNN, the first 24-hour cable news channel. In addition, he founded WTBS, which pioneered the superstation concept in cable television. Turner serves as Chairman of the United Nations Foundation board of directors. He is currently worth an estimated $2 billion.
Billionaires are eccentric, but Ted Turner may be the only one who hosts an annual fundraiser in honor of a cartoon character. Each year in Atlanta, the cable-mogul-turned-rancher and his daughter Laura Turner Seydel gather a crew of celebs who are as crazy about saving the environment as they are --