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Facts About John Schnatter

Celebrated Name John Schnatter
Age 61 Years Old
Nick Name Papa John
Birth Name John H. Schnatter
Birth Date 1961-11-23
Gender Male
Profession Business Celebrity
Place Of Birth Jeffersonville, IN
Nationality American
Horoscope Sagittarius
Net Worth $161 Billion
Father Robert Schnatter
Mother Mary Beth
Wife Annette Schnatter
Children Danielle, Beau and Kristine
Famous For CEO of Papa John's Pizza
Religion Evangelical Christian
Height 1.78 m
Birth Nation USA
High School Jeffersonville high school
Weight 75 Kg
Sexual Orientation Straight

John H. Schnatter is an American entrepreneur, founder, chairman, and CEO of the pizza company of Papa John's International, Inc. which is founded in the year 1984. He is Nicknamed commercially Papa John and is also known as Papa John's Pizza. He was succeeded as CEO by President and COO Steve Ritchie but remained chairman of the board of directors until July 2018. He then resigned as chairman of the board on 11th July 2018. 

Gossips and Rumors

Papa John's spikes after a report said private equity firms are fighting for a stake in the pizza chain (PZZA). Private equity firms are fighting to acquire a stake in the pizza chain Papa John’s.
Shares of the pizza chain rallied 10% following the news. Papa John’s is likely to be valued at $63.50 per share during a potential acquisition, Jefferies analyst Alexander Slagle recently said. Papa John's shares rallied 10% Tuesday after a Reuters report said private equity firms are fighting to acquire a stake in the pizza chain. Papa John's was down 6% this year through Tuesday.

What is John Schnatter Famous For?

  • Being the CEO of the Pizza company of Papa John's International, Inc.

Where is John Schnatter from?

John was born on November 22, 1961, in Jeffersonville, Indiana to Mary Beth and Robert (D.1985). John Schnatter's father was a Judge and in the year 1980, he co-owned Mick's Lounge, a tavern in Jeffersonville and his mother was a real estate agent. His birth sign is Sagittarius. His nationality is American. He is an Evangelical Christian member of the Southeast Christian Church. 

Regarding his education, he studies in his own hometown Jeffersonville high school. He graduated in 1983 with a BA degree in business administration from Ball State University.

The career of John Schnatter

  • John began delivering pizzas for his father's tavern Mick's Lounge.
  • He invested in Pizza making equipment by selling his 1972 Camaro Z28 and began selling pizzas to the tavern's customers.
  • Because of his hard work, his business had become successful the following year.
  • In November 2017 the company list as the third largest take-out and pizza delivery restaurant chain in the world in Jeffersontown, Kentucky. Later he became the CEO of Papa John's International, Inc.
  • John founded Papa John's Pizza in the year 1984 when he converted a broom closet in the back of his father's tavern.
  • As of November 2017, the company is the third largest take-out and pizza delivery restaurant chain in the world, with headquarters in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, part of the Louisville metropolitan area.
  • He was replaced as Chief Executive Officer effective on 1st January 2018, by Chief Operating Officer Steve Richie.
  • It was reported that Schnatter had used the word nigger during a conference call with marketing agency Laundry Service in May of that year, saying "Colonel Sanders called blacks niggers and Sanders never faced public outcry" on 11th July 2018.
  • He filed a lawsuit against Papa John's Pizza to give him access to the company's books and records after they did not allow him to access the company's business records following his resignation in the wake of the teleconference call scandal on 26th July 2018.
  • Moreover, he hosted a fundraiser at his house in 2012 for Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney. He also contributed to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and made supportive comments about his administration in January 2017.
  • In June 2019, the company was the fourth-largest take-out and pizza delivery restaurant chain in the world, with headquarters in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, part of the Louisville metropolitan area.

Who is John Schnatter married to?

John Schnatter was married to his wife Annette Schnatter on April 11, 1987. They were blessed by three children Danielle, Beau, and Kristine. However, after 32 years of marriage, Annette Schnatter filed for divorce on December 5,  2019, saying their relationship is irretrievably broken. His sexual orientation is straight.

How tall is John Schnatter?

John Schnatter has incredibly appealing physical characteristics. He has a tall height of 1.78m (5 feet and 10 inches) and his body weighs around 75 kg. His other body features such as hair color, eye color, and body measurement have not been revealed yet and will be updated soon. With his glowing smile, he attracts a lot of people towards him.

What is the Net Worth of John Schnatter?

As of 2023, John Schnatter's net worth is predicted to be $161 billion. His hands are insured for $15.3 Million. He is earning a good amount of money from his business. His exact income has not been revealed yet and will be updated soon. There is no doubt in the mind of his follower that he is earning a good amount of money from his work. He also owns a Vintage 1971 Chevrolet Camaro. 

Trivias About John Schnatter You Need To Know.

  • He is Nicknamed commercially as Papa John, Company's CEO in January 2018.
  • John began delivering pizzas for his father's tavern Mick's Lounge.
  • His hands are insured for $15.3 Million.
  • He hosted a fundraiser at his house in 2012 for Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

Frequently Asked Questions About John Schnatter.

Where was John Schnatter born?

John Schnatter was born in Jeffersonville, IN.

What is the net worth of John Schnatter?

The net worth of John Schnatter is $161 Billion.

Who is the father of John Schnatter?

The father of John Schnatter is Robert Schnatter.

Who is the mother of John Schnatter?

The mother of John Schnatter is Mary Beth.

John Schnatter Biography

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Celebrated Name John Schnatter
Age 61 Years Old
Nick Name Papa John
Birth Name John H. Schnatter
Birth Date 1961-11-23
Gender Male
Profession Business Celebrity
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Celebrated Name John Schnatter
Age 61 Years Old
Nick Name Papa John
Birth Name John H. Schnatter
Birth Date 1961-11-23
Gender Male
Profession Business Celebrity
Place Of Birth Jeffersonville, IN
Nationality American
Horoscope Sagittarius
Net Worth $161Billion
Father Robert Schnatter
Mother Mary Beth
Wife Annette Schnatter
Children Danielle, Beau and Kristine
Famous For CEO of Papa John's Pizza
Religion Evangelical Christian
Height 1.78 m
Birth Nation USA
High School Jeffersonville high school
Weight 75 Kg
Sexual Orientation Straight