As a very experienced talent manager, Ari Emanuel has done many endeavors in his career. He is best known to be the co-Chief Executive Officer of WME (William Morris Endeavor). He has founded Endeavor Talent Agency, which later merged with William Moris Agency. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career, and earnings of Ari Emanuel in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Ari Emanuel comes from a Jewish family, where his father Benjamin M. Emanuel used to serve as a paediatrician. He was born in 1961 to Marsha Emanuel. His mother was an activist and also owned a club. In his childhood, Ari was diagnosed as dyslexic and hyperactive and was assisted by his mother to study. This must have been very tough for him.
But Ari knows how to overcome his sickness and went on to become a successful man. He went to new Tier High School to complete his high school studies. Following that, he went to St. Paul, Minnesota’s Macalester College for his college degree. In Macalester, his roommate was Peter Berg.
Ari Emanuel has been in relation with just one woman. His relationship is very strong with his wife Sarah Hardwick Arlington. They have three sons together including Leo Emanuel and Noah Emanuel. Ari is known for raising funds for the Democratic Party and his brother Rahm Emanuel is a Democratic Congressman from the 5th Congressional District of Illinois. His other brother Ezekiel J. Emanuel is a doctor and serves as National Institute of Health’s chairman.
Career, Award & Nominations
Ari Emanuel began his career by becoming a partner of InterTalent. He soon became ICM Partners’ senior agent. With that, he soon explored his career in the entertainment industry by becoming Creative Artists Agency’s agent trainee. For his success and knowledge on managing talents, he has been dubbed as “21st century Hollywood mogul”. He is known to rewrite the script of Hollywood. He has maintained very good relationships with his clients and it has been parodied in many ways. It is kind of homage to the entrepreneur who has shaped many careers.
In 2011, he became the co-founder of TheAudience along with Oliver Luckett and Sean Parker. He was previously in the board of directors of Live Nation Entertainment. He is also involved in public advocacy and has hosted fundraisers. Such is his involvement in public advocacy that Ari Emanuel has also featured in an advertisement of ‘Los Angeles Times’.
Apart from business and advocacy, Ari Emanuel is also involved in politics and art philanthropy. He has served on the board of trustees of the nonprofit organization called P.S. Arts. He has assisted Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles in the formation of MOCAtv. Later, he became a member of the board of the museum. His popularity on various sectors has made him appear at No. 4 of the “50 Smartest People in Hollywood” by EW in 2007.
Net Worth & Earnings
What could be the net worth of a person who has been known as one of the smartest people in Hollywood? He has done many works in his career and is the current chief executive officer of WME. He is also on the Live Nation Entertainment’s board. Through his hard work, he has been able to make a net worth of over $250 million. Thanks to his career as a talent manager and entrepreneur that he is able to make this net worth.
Ari Emanuel is a very popular name in the entertainment industry. He comes from a family of learned individuals and has seen success right from the early days of his career. He is a very influential man who is also involved in philanthropy.