Ted Sarandos
Ted Sarandos
Celebrated Name: Ted Sarandos
Real Name/Full Name: Theodore Anthony Sarandos Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 59 years old
Birth Date: 30 July 1964
Birth Place: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Nicole Avant
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Sarah Sarandos and Tony Sarandos)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Ted Sarandos Gay?: No
Profession: Businessman
Salary: $20 million
Net Worth in 2024: $280 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Theodore Anthony Sarandos Jr. is well known in the American business sector for his position in the giant streaming platform company Netflix. He is currently serving as the co-chief executive officer and chief content officer of the entertainment platform.

Not only that, but Theodore is also a member of the board committee for the Peabody Awards, presented by the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication of the University of Georgia, respectively.

Maybe you know about Ted Sarandos very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Ted Sarandos’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

The fourth of five children, Ted was born as Theodore Anthony Sarandos Jr. in Phoenix, Arizona, on 30th July 1964 to his father Ted Sarandos, who was a by profession, while his mother was a stay-at-home mom.

As stated earlier, he has 4 siblings with the order of three older sisters and a younger brother. Ted’s grandfather was from Greece, referring to the fact that he has Greek roots. As much as his education is concerned, Sarandos graduated from Glendale Community College, which is situated in Glendale, Arizona.

He then attended Arizona State University, where he pursued his interest through a journalism major until he graduated to manage the video store he had been working at since high school, namely Arizona Video Cassettes West.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 30 July 1964, Ted Sarandos is 59 years old as of today’s date 14th April 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and weight is 70 kg.

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

Sarandos has been married twice, his first wife being Michelle Sarandos, with whom he shares two children, namely Sarah and Tony. However, the couple didn’t last, following which Sarandos married his second wife, Nicole Avant.

The daughter of formerly Motown Chairman Clarence Avant was herself formally the United States Ambassador to the Bahamas in 2009. They live in the Hancock Park neighbourhood in Los Angeles as of today.


Ted gained interest in journalism and entertainment in his high school when he wrote for the school newspaper. Sarandos interviewed actor Ed Asner, who happened to be in Phoenix for a meeting of the local Screen Actors Guild.

Asner was in his Lou Grant period and used this opportunity to introduce Sarandos to those present and active in the entertainment industry for further interviews, ingraining his interests in entertainment, politics, and journalism.

After serving as the Western Regional Director of Sales and Operations for East Texas Distributors (ETD) and managing eight retail video stores for Arizona Video Cassettes from 1983 to 1988, Sarandos joined Netflix as Chief Content Officer in 2000 after he met CEO of Netflix Reed Hastings in 1999.

Currently, the worldwide viewership of Netflix is more than 620 million, which takes up around 8% of the global population. This shows how successful Netflix is in 2022, and it is also projected that by the end of 2024, the percentage viewership of the entertainment platform will grow to be around 8.4%.

Awards & Achievements

Under Sarandos’s leadership, Netflix has received 54 nominations in the Primetime Emmy Awards. Other than Netflix, he is also a renowned member of the board across various film associations such as the LA Film Festival Advisory Board, Harvard Lampoon and Tribeca Film Festival. These are just a few names on the list of his position as a board member.

Net Worth & Salary of Ted Sarandos in 2024

Ted Sarandos Net Worth
Ted Sarandos Net Worth

Ted Sarandos earns a sum of $20 million in a month and stands at a net worth of $280 million as of April 2024, which is $20 million more than his net worth in 2021 and $30 million more than his net worth in 2020.

Other than these, Ted is estimated to have real estate properties worth $60-70 million, and he owns a mansion that was previously owned by and sold to him by Ellen DeGeneres at a cost of $35 million. He was also responsible for Netflix’s very first produced series that earned it its fame, and it was purchased for an amount of $100 million under his guidance.

Theodore Anthony Sarandos Jr., preferably known as Ted Sarandos, has made remarkable achievements in the entertainment field and has crossed a lot of milestones right from the beginning of his career, proving how capable he is.

He is currently serving as the CEO of Ted Sarandos. Under his watchful eye and leadership, Netflix has grown to become one of the greatest streaming platforms in the world and has produced several that have received critical acclaim.


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