Ari Emanuel
Ari Emanuel
Real Name/Full Name Ari Emanuel
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Ari Emanuel
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date of Birth/Birthday: 29 March 1961
Age/How Old: 61 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 171 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 82 Kg
In Pounds – 181 lbs
Eye Color: N/A
Hair Color: N/A
Parents Name: Father – Benjamin M. Emanuel
Mother – Marsha Smulevitz Emanuel
Siblings: Rahm Emanuel, Ezekiel Emanuel
School: New Trier High School
College: Macalester College
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Sarah Addington
Kids/Children Name: Noah Emanuel, Leo Emanuel
Profession: Businessman & Talent Manager
Net Worth: $500 Million
Last Updated: March 2023

Ari Emanuel is a renowned businessman, a Hollywood mogul as well as the Chief Executive Officer of the Endeavor, which is an entertainment as well as a media agency. He was part of Endeavor Talent Agency’s founding team and served as a key person in shaping the 2009 merger with William Morris Agency.

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Biography and Early Life

Ari was born to a family who lived in Chicago at the time. Wilmette, Illinois, was where he spent the rest of his youth. He does have three siblings. Shoshana Emanuel, an adoptive sister, Rahm Emanuel, the former Mayor of Chicago, as well as Ezekiel Emanuel, who is a bioethicist Dr. Benjamin M. Emanuel, his father, is a highly accomplished pediatrician.

He was involved in the Irgun, a hard-line Zionist paramilitary group that operated in Mandatory Palestine between the 1930s and 1940s. Marsha Emanuel, his mother, was a civil rights leader who also operated a rock and roll club at one point.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ari Emanuel in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ari Emanuel’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 25th March 2023 having been born on 29 March 1961. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 171 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 181 lbs in Pound and 82kg in Kilograms.


Peter Berg was a classmate of Emmanuel’s at New Trier High School as well as Macalester College when he met him. Sarah Hardwick Addington is Emmanuel’s wife. He is the father of three children.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Ari Emanuel With Wife Sarah Addington
Ari Emanuel With Wife Sarah Addington

He attended Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and New Trier High School, where he shared a dorm with director Peter Berg. Sarah Hardwick Addington is Emanuel’s wife, and they have been blessed with three sons together.

In July 2006, Emanuel made headlines as he called on the Hollywood to sanction Mel Gibson after Gibson made “anti-Semitic comments” during his DUI detention. “People in the world of entertainment, whether Jews or Gentiles, need to show that they realize how much is at risk by respectfully disowning Mel Gibson and declining to cooperate with him, even though it means sacrificing their bottom line,” Emanuel said.

Emanuel’s name appeared in the Los Angeles Times commercial on August 17, 2006, condemning Hamas and Hezbollah and supporting Israel in the 2006 Israel–Lebanon war.

Emanuel also organized Democratic Party fundraising events.

In the 2016 presidential race, Emanuel gave Hillary Clinton $2,700.

During the 2016 presidential election, Emanuel offered to make a film for his ex-client, Donald Trump, which was proposed for the 2016 Republican National Convention but never materialized.

After the death of Washington Post correspondent Jamal Khashoggi on 2 October 2018, and allegations that he was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Turkey by a hit team, Emanuel named White House senior advisor as well as Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner. Emanuel attempted to bring Endeavor out of a $400 million contract with Saudi Arabia’s authoritarian government.

Is Ari Emanuel Gay?

The sexual orientation of Ari Emanuel is straight.

Professional Career

Emanuel was indeed a partner at the InterTalent as well as a senior agent at the ICM Partners before founding Endeavor (ICM). He started his work in the film business as a Creative Artists Agency consultant trainee (CAA).

Emanuel has been portrayed as a Hollywood millionaire as well as a power player. Emanuel and Patrick Whitesell, the WME’s co-Chief Executive Officer, have also been added to Fortune’s list of Businesspersons of the Year. Fortune defined Emanuel as “one of the biggest weapons in the integrating entertainment industry” in a May 2013 post.

Emanuel’s client partnerships, as well as his prominence in the industry, have inspired a number of homages as well as parodies over the years, like Bob Odenkirk’s role Stevie Grant on The Larry Sanders Show as well as Jeremy Piven’s character Ari Gold on the HBO’s Entourage. With Sean Parker as well as Oliver Luckett, Emanuel co-founded TheAudience in the year 2011. Since September 2007, Ariel Emanuel has been a member of the Live Nation Entertainment board of directors.

Agent Sandra Epstein filed a complaint against Endeavor Agency in 2002 in April, and Epstein, as well as other Endeavor workers, accused Emanuel. According to legal documents, Emanuel is accused of allowing a friend to run a pornography website from Endeavor’s offices.

As per Epstein, Emanuel made sexist and anti-gay comments and refused to let her give a Navy SEALs draft to actor Wesley Snipes, stating: “It is the ridiculous thing I have ever read. All understand the black people are incapable of swimming.” At the time, Emanuel refuted these allegations. Epstein’s lawsuit was dismissed for $2.25 million dollars.


The Los Angeles LGBT Centre honored Ari Emanuel at the 48th celebration of the Vanguard Awards. He was elected Businessperson of the Year by Fortune magazine in 2013 May.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ari Emanuel in 2023

Ari Emanuel Net Worth
Ari Emanuel Net Worth

As of 2023, Ari Emanuel’s net worth is reported to be about $500 million. His work as the president and CEO of WME is his main source of revenue. He also makes money as a member of the Live Nation Entertainment board of directors. He has a number of well-known individuals as customers.

At InterTalent, Ari Emanuel worked as a partner. He was also the senior agent for the ICM Partners at the period. Ari then went on to work at Creative Artists Agency as an agent trainee. Endeavor Talent Agency was created by Ari. William Morris Agency subsequently combined with it to become William Morris Agency. Emanuel became the company’s CEO when it was established.

Emanuel has also served on the board of directors of P.S. Arts, a charitable corporation headquartered in Los Angeles, California, that seeks to offer art education services to Southern California students. He also assisted the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art in launching MOCAtv, a dedicated YouTube art site. He became a member of the museum’s board of directors in 2012.


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