Sam Nazarian
Sam Nazarian
Celebrated Name: Sam Nazarian
Real Name/Full Name: Sam Nazarian
Gender: Male
Age: 48 years old
Birth Date: 5 August 1975
Birth Place: Tehran, Iran
Nationality: American
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 72 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Emina Cunmulaj
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Sam Nazarian Gay?: No
Profession: Businessman, Investor, Philanthropist
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $170 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Sam Nazarian is a famous businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He is the founder, CEO, and chairman of the SBE Entertainment Group, a company that is associated with the hospitality, real estate, and entertainment sectors. His entire family moved to the United States after the Iranian Revolution that took place in the year 1979. He grew up in Beverly Hills, California.

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Early Life & Biography

Sam Nazarian was born in the year 1975, on 5th August. He is from a Persian Jewish family and was born in Tehran, Iran. His father, Younes Nazarian, is also an investor and businessman. Younes and his brother Izak Parviz Nazarian made a fortune by investing in Qualcomm in its early stages. Sam’s family moved to the United States due to the 1979 Iranian Revolution.

He grew up in Beverly Hills, California. He completed his high school at Beverly Hills High School, and he then went to attend the University of Southern California.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 5 August 1975, Sam Nazarian is 48 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. His height is 1.7 m tall, and weight is 72 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Sam is married to an Albanian-American model, Emina Cunmulaj. They got married in the year 2015. They have two daughters and a son together.


Sam Nazarian is associated with a variety of businesses. His entrepreneurial journey began in 1998. He founded Platinum Wireless with the help of his parent’s money. At that time, he was just 23 years old.

The company worked in the distribution of Nextel software. Gradually, the company made huge profits, and within the first year of its founding, it became the top Nextel distributor in entire Southern California.

Sam made huge profits from the company, and then he decided to enter the real estate world. In 1999, he started 3Wall Development. It was a real estate development company, and it also became one of the largest owners of multi-family housing.

He then moved on to the hospitality sector and founded the SBE Entertainment Group in 2002. SBE owns many nightclubs, hotels, lounges, and restaurants. Some nightclubs under the SBE group are Create, Hyde, Emerson, The Abbey, Colony, etc.

He also started many restaurants partnering with Jose Andres, Katsuya Uechi, and Philippe Starck. Sam is also the owner of various chains of hotels like SLS, Redbury Hotels, etc. He started the XIV restaurant on Sunset Strip with Michael Mina as his partner.

Apart from this, he has also been the producer of many movies. He made his production debut in 2002 with the film “A Midsummer Night’s Rave.” Since then, he has been involved in different projects like “The Beautiful Country,” “Down in the Valley,” “Waiting,” etc. He also became the executive producer of movies like “The Last Time,” “Five Fingers,” “Kill Theory,” and many others.

He is a successful entrepreneur, and investor and very popular for his philanthropy works. He founded the SBE foundation, and with its help, he supported many causes like improving the education and health of children.

From 2008, he has been one of the Board of Directors of the Southern California Institute of Architecture. He is also appointed as the Board of Airport Commissioners of Los Angeles World Airports by the Mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa.

Awards & Achievements

Sam has achieved massive success in his career at a very young age. When he was only 23 years old, he started his own venture. In the year 2006, the Los Angeles Times Magazine honored him by including his name in the “Top 100 Most Powerful People in Southern California”.

He is also a philanthropist where he donated around $200,000 to the Beverly Hills Athletic Alumni Association. As a mark of honor, the basketball court was renamed to “Sam Nazarian Court.” In the year 2014, he was included in Fortune’s 40 Under 40 list. He won the Hotelier of the Year awards for two consecutive years by

Net Worth & Salary of Sam Nazarian in 2024

Sam Nazarian Net Worth
Sam Nazarian Net Worth

Sam Nazarian has diversified his money into different industries. He has businesses in real estate, hospitality, and the world of entertainment. As of July 2024, It is estimated that his net worth is approximately near $170 million.

Sam Nazarian is the owner of SBE Entertainment Group. He is also an investor, producer, and philanthropist. With SBE, he currently owns many chains of hotels, restaurants, etc. Apart from being an entrepreneur, he is also a movie producer. He produced many movies like “The Beautiful Country,” “Waiting,” etc. He is married to Emina Cunmulaj and has two daughters and a son.


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