Hubert Joly

Hubert Joly is a French businessman as well as a professor and was born on 11 August 1959. He is currently a professor at Havard Business School. He is a former chairman and CEO OF Best Buy. Formerly, he was the president, director, and CEO of Carlson, a popular global hospitality and travel conglomerate in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the United States.

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Biography and Early Life

Hubert Joly was born on 11 August in Nancy, France, and also grew up here. He has not shared any information that could help us know more about his childhood life, his family, and life in general. Any leads to his early life, parents, and siblings will be updated anytime he shares such information.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Hubert Joly in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Hubert Joly’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 11 August 1959. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 183 lbs in Pound and 83 kg in Kilograms.


Hubert is an educated guy and a graduate, for that matter. Although he has not disclosed which schools he attended for his early education, he attended schools back in France. After graduating, he went ahead to further his education and enrolled at HEC, a university in Paris that was also known to be an international school of business. He later transferred to the Paris Institute of political studies until he graduated.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Unlike many celebrities who like sharing a lot of their personal life, Hubert is a different kind of person. He has kept much of his personal information away from the limelight. The little that is known is that he was once married, but in 2013, he got divorced. The lucky woman who happened to be his wife is not known and where he has any children is also a mystery. The details of the cause of their divorce also remain unknown to the public.

Is Hubert Joly Gay?

No. Joly is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has never had such rumors. Although he has tried as much as possible to keep his personal information a private affair, he was a married man but is no longer married as it ended in a divorce. His current marital status is single because no information is available if he moved on or not.

Professional Career

Joly initially worked at Vivendi, but he left the company in 2004 to join CWT taking the position of president and CEO. The company increased its annual sales from $8.9 billion in 2003 to 425.5 billion by the end of the year 2007.

He became the president of Carlson Companies in January 2008, which is an American international conglomerate dealing with hotel, travel, and restaurant franchise industries. The company has employed over 175 thousand people from over 160 countries. He took the position in March that same year, replacing Marilyn Carson Nelson, the daughter of the founder of the company, Curt Carson.

He resigned from his position in Carlson on 17 August 2012 to join Best Buy as the CEO. Under his leadership, the company’s stock triple in 2013. When a report circulated in 2017 from The New York Times that he was the CEO at Carrefour, he objected to the statement saying he was dedicated to working with Best Buy.

In 2019, he stepped down from his position as the CEO of Best Buy in June to become the Executive Chairman. He stepped down from that position in June 2020. He then became a senior lecturer at Havard Business School, although he remains an advisor to the CEO of Best Buy and also the Board of Directors.

He is also an author, and one of his books is “The Heart of Business; Leadership Principles for the Next Era of Capitalism.”


Hubert has received several awards during the time he has been in his career. he was the recipient of the French National Order of the Legion of Honour Award in 2017. That same year, he won the French National ORDER OF merit, qualifying him to become a Knight. He is also one of the most influential executives in the travel industry and even won Business Travel News. He was appointed to become the Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economics.

He was declared by CEOWOELD magazine as the World’s Best CEO IN 2018.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Hubert Joly in 2021

As of 2021, Hubert is a very wealthy man with an estimated net worth of $200 million. Much of his wealth comes from his position as a Chief Executive Officer of Best Buy. More than 69 units of the company belong to him, worth more than $78 million.

Part of his wealth is from making public appearances and delivering speeches at the Minnesota Student Association.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He is a very secretive person and does not share much of his personal information with the public.
  • He attended two different universities for his undergraduate degree.

Hubert Joly is not just a CEO but one of the most successful CEOs worldwide. He was recognized as the Best CEO by CEOWOELD in 2018. This position has made him become a very successful man who is through his dedication and hard work. He follows five leadership criteria and strictly follows them whenever he wants to choose anyone in the leadership position.


Facts of Hubert Joly

  • Gender Male
  • full nameHubert Joly
  • birthplaceNancy, France
  • Date of Birth August 11, 1959
  • Age 64 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Lucky Number 7
  • Lucky Stone Ruby
  • Lucky Color Gold
  • Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
  • nationalityFrench
  • religionUnknown
  • net worth$200 million
  • professionBusinessman and professor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 83 Kg, In Pounds – 183 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 180 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
  • hair colorGreen
  • eye colorGrey
  • high schoolUnknown

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