|Real Name/Full Name:
|72 years old
|May 29, 1951
|Harrison, New York, USA
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Megan Brody)
|Is Peter Chernin Gay?:
|American businessman and investor
|Net Worth in 2024:
Peter Chernin is an American investor and businessman who is the chairman and CEO of The Chernin Group (TCG). Peter founded the company in 2010, and it manages, invests, and operation in the businesses which are involved in entertainment, technology sectors, and media. The company usually focuses on three areas, and that is developing premium content for the film and television, making investments in the technology, and capitalizing on the strategic business opportunities in the current emerging markets.
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Early Life & Biography
Peter was born on May 29, 1951, and he was born in Harrison, New York. His mother’s name is Son Chernin, and his father’s name is Herbert Chernin. His father was Jewish, and he was raised in Unitarian. He has earned his B.A. degree in English literature, and he received this degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
It isn’t much known about his personal life, but it is known that he has been married to Megan since 1980, and they have three children together.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on May 29 1951, Peter Chernin is 72 years old as of today’s date 22nd February 2024. His height is 6’2’’ tall, and his weight is 79 kg.
Peter joined the Fox in the year 1989, and he transitioned from Lorimar Film Entertainment. He served as the President and Chief Operating Officer there. Peter has also served as an executive vice president of programming and marketing for the Showtime/The Movie Channel. Before this, he was the vice president of Development and Product at the David Gerber Company. He also began with his career in publishing as the associate publicity director of the St. Martin’s Press, and later, he became an editor of the Warner Books.
Before starting with TCG, he served as the president and the COO of News Corporation and the Chairman and CEO of Fox Group from the year 1996 to 2009. He was responsible for overseeing the diversified global operation in the five continents, and it included the production and distribution fo the film and TV programming.
During his two-decade tenure with the company, he gained an immense reputation as an executive, and he was known to have a unique mastery of the creative as well as the corporate sides of the entertainment business. He also headed the Twentieth Century Fox Filmed Entertainment. His leadership in Twentieth Century Fox Filmed Entertainment was responsible for the production of two top-grossing movies of all the time which are Titanic and Avatar.
The News Corporation cable network also experienced explosive growth during his tenure, and it went from zero to 400 million cable subscribers in less than ten years. But later in 2009, it was rumored that he was going to leave the position at News Corp., and this would happen when his contract would expire. It was also rumored that he would be replaced by the media executive of the company, James Murdoch, who is the youngest son of Rupert Murdoch. On June 4, 2009, it was reported that Carey was now his successor at this position.
Peter was later approached in October 2010 by Tribune to be Chairman of the board of CEO, and he then dismissed that he was interested in any this kind of opportunity.
After he left the News Corp, he has been Chairman of TCG, which is his own company, and TCG’s current biggest asset is Chernin Entertainment. It is an entertainment production company with a majority stake in the CA Media. He also has investments in many USA based technology companies, which include Pandora, FullScreen, Tumblr, Flipboard, and Barstool Sports.
Awards & Achievements
His achievements are being the CEO and The Chairman of The Chernin Group as well as CEO of the Fox Group from the year 1996 to 2009. He was able to bring a lot of profits to the company and did a lot of good work for the company.
Net Worth & Salary of Peter Chernin in 2024
Today the estimated net worth of Peter Chernin is around $450 million as of February 2024, and he has earned most of his wealth from his intelligent investments. He was also paid a lot when he was the COE and Chairman of the Fox, and he was able to bring a lot of business to the company. He today owns TCG, and the company has made a lot of intelligent investments, which include movies like Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Oblivion, The Heat, and many more.
This was all about one of the most visionary investors and American Businessman who is a business tycoon in the Entertainment industry. There was once a time when he headed many networks around the world, and he has contributed a lot to this industry. We wish nothing but a healthier life for him.