American entertainment industry businesspeople

Posted May 4, 2011
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  1. American music managers

    American music managers

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  2. American record producers

    American record producers

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  3. American film studio executives

    American film studio executives

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  4. American music publishers (people) 0 views

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  5. American television company founders

    American television company founders

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  6. American web producers

    American web producers

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  7. American film producers

    American film producers

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  8. American music industry executives 593 views

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  9. American pornographers

    American pornographers

     - 3 lists, 61 members
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  10. American sports businesspeople

    American sports businesspeople

     - 5 lists, 175 members
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  11. American talent agents

    American talent agents

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  12. American television producers

    American television producers

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  13. American theatre managers and producers

    American theatre managers and producers

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  1. Jennifer Lopez
    #1

    Jennifer Lopez

    2,110,549 views

    Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969), also known as J. Lo, is an American actress, author, fashion designer, dancer, producer, and singer. She became interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry following a minor role in the 1986 film My Little Girl, to the dismay of her Puerto Rican parents, who believed that it was an unrealistic career route for a Hispanic. Lopez gained her first regular high-profile job as a Fly Girl dancer on In Living Color in 1991, where she remained a regular until she decided to pursue an acting career in 1993. She received her first leading role in the Selena biopic of the same name in 1997. Lopez became the first Latina actress to earn over US$1million for a role the following year, with the film Out of Sight. She ventured into the music industry in 1999 with her debut studio album, On the 6.


  2. Tyra Banks
    #2

    Tyra Banks

    771,904 views

    Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973) is an American model, television personality, talk show host, producer, author, actress, singer and business woman.


  3. Madonna
    #3

    Madonna

    783,394 views

    Madonna Louise Ciccone (/ɪˈkni/; born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and businesswoman. She achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on MTV. Madonna is known for reinventing both her music and image, and for maintaining her autonomy within the recording industry. Music critics have acclaimed her musical productions, which have generated some controversy. Often referred to as the "Queen of Pop", she is cited as an influence by numerous other artists around the world.


  4. Usher Raymond
    #4

    Usher Raymond

    682,362 views

    Usher Terry Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. He rose to fame in the late 1990s with the release of his second album My Way, which spawned his first U.S. Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit, "Nice & Slow". The album has been certified 6-times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). His follow-up album, 8701, produced the Billboard Hot 100 number one hits "U Remind Me" and "U Got It Bad".


  5. Dolly Parton
    #5

    Dolly Parton

    600,931 views

    Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, actress, author, businesswoman, and humanitarian, known primarily for her work in country music. Her career began as a child performer on the Cas Walker radio show, then recording a few singles from the age of 13. Relocating to Nashville at age 18 in 1964, her first commercial successes were as a songwriter (her songs during this period were covered by numerous artists, including Bill Phillips and Kitty Wells). She rose to prominence in 1967 as a featured performer on singer Porter Wagoner's weekly syndicated TV program; their first duet single, a cover of Tom Paxton's "The Last Thing on My Mind", was a top-ten hit on the country singles chart and led to several successful albums before they ended their partnership in 1974. Moving towards mainstream pop music, her 1977 single "Here You Come Again" was a success on both the country and pop charts. A string of pop-country hits followed into the mid-1980s, the most successful being her 1980 hit "9 to 5" (from the film of the same name) and her 1983 duet with Kenny Rogers "Islands in the Stream", both of which topped the U.S. pop and country singles charts. A pair of albums recorded with Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris were among her later successes. In the late 1990s, she returned to classic country/bluegrass with a series of acclaimed recordings. Non-musical ventures include Dollywood, a theme park in Pigeon Forge in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, and her efforts on behalf of childhood literacy, particularly her Imagination Library, as well as Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede and Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show.


  6. Oprah Winfrey
    #6

    Oprah Winfrey

    205,941 views

    Oprah Gail Winfrey (born January 29, 1954) is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011. Dubbed the "Queen of All Media", she has been ranked the richest African-American of the 20th century, the greatest black philanthropist in American history, and is currently (2015) North America's only black billionaire. Several assessments regard her as the most influential woman in the world. In 2013, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama and honorary doctorate degrees from Duke and Harvard.


  7. Gene Simmons
    #7

    Gene Simmons

    160,106 views


  8. Connie Stevens
    #8

    Connie Stevens

    124,100 views

    Connie Stevens (born August 8, 1938) is an American actress, director, screenwriter and singer, best known for her role in the television series Hawaiian Eye and other TV and film work.


  9. Jennifer Nicole Lee
    #9

    Jennifer Nicole Lee

    99,214 views

    Jennifer Nicole Lee (born Jennifer Nicole Siciliano on June 13, 1975) is an American fitness model, actress, motivational speaker, and author. She is known for losing 70 pounds and launching a career as a fitness guru after bearing two children.


  10. Robert Kardashian
    #10

    Robert Kardashian

    91,270 views

    Robert George Kardashian (February 22, 1944 – September 30, 2003) was an American attorney and businessman. He gained national recognition as O. J. Simpson's friend and defense attorney during Simpson's 1995 murder trial. He had four children with his first wife, Kris Kardashian (née Houghton, later Jenner): Kourtney, Kim, Khloé and Rob, all of whom have become well known for appearing on their family reality television series.


  11. Danni Ashe
    #11

    Danni Ashe

    86,784 views

    Danni Ashe (born January 16, 1968) is the pseudonym of an American nude model and former erotic dancer, who is the founder and former CEO of Danni's Hard Drive, a pioneering adult web site. Ashe started her adult Internet site in 1995. She has been an industry advocate and testified before a government panel. Currently she is retired from modeling and has become an Arizona-based photographer.


  12. Rick Salomon
    #12

    Rick Salomon

    84,147 views

    Rick Salomon (born c. 1968) is an American poker player and celebutant mostly known for his relationships with various female celebrities, including E.G. Daily, Shannen Doherty, Paris Hilton, and Pamela Anderson. He is also known for winning $2.8 million in the 2014 World Series of Poker's Big One for One Drop event.


  13. Jimmy Buffett
    #13

    Jimmy Buffett

    90,303 views


  14. Ty Pennington
    #14

    Ty Pennington

    84,387 views

    Tygert Burton "Ty" Pennington (born Gary Tygert Burton; October 19, 1964) is an American television host, artist and carpenter. He is most notable for having been the host of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition which aired on ABC in the US until its cancellation in December 2012 and will return with specials and Ty's Great British Adventure, which airs on Home in the UK and TV Land. Previously, Pennington was a carpenter on the TLC reality show Trading Spaces. Currently, he manufactures a line of furniture with the Howard Miller Company. He is also one of the hosts of a Food Network show premiering in May 2015 called American Diner Revival, in which they travel to lend various towns a hand in saving their struggling diners.


  15. Donald Trump
    #15

    Donald Trump

    77,180 views

    Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American real estate developer, television personality, business author, and candidate for President of the United States in the 2016 presidential election. He is the chairman and president of The Trump Organization, and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts. Trump's career, branding efforts, lifestyle and outspoken manner helped make him a celebrity, a status amplified by the success of his NBC reality show, The Apprentice.


  16. David Hasselhoff
    #16

    David Hasselhoff

    48,989 views

    David Michael Hasselhoff (born July 17, 1952), nicknamed "The Hoff," is an American actor, singer, producer, and businessman. He is a multi-setter of Guinness World Records, being the most watched man on TV and having the highest reverse bungee jump.


  17. Mary Pickford
    #17

    Mary Pickford

    44,990 views

    Mary Pickford (April 8, 1892 – May 29, 1979) was a Canadian-American motion picture actress, writer, director and producer. She was co-founder of the film studio United Artists and one of the original 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


  18. Joe Francis
    #18

    Joe Francis

    48,379 views

    Joseph R. “Joe” Francis (born April 1, 1973) is an American entrepreneur and film producer. He is best known as being the founder and creator of the Girls Gone Wild entertainment brand. Francis worked as a production assistant on the syndicated program Real TV before releasing the direct-to-video film, Banned from Television, in 1998.


  19. George Lucas
    #19

    George Lucas

    41,342 views

    George Walton Lucas, Jr. (born May 14, 1944) is an American filmmaker and entrepreneur. He is best known as the creator of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, as well as the founder of Lucasfilm and ILM. He led Lucasfilm as chairman and chief executive before selling it to The Walt Disney Company in 2012.


  20. Walt Disney
    #20

    Walt Disney

    30,851 views

    Walter Elias "Walt" Disney (/ˈdɪzni/; December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American entrepreneur, cartoonist, animator, voice actor, and film producer. He was a prominent figure within the American animation industry and throughout the world, and is regarded as a cultural icon, known for his influence and contributions to entertainment during the 20th century. As a Hollywood business mogul, he and his brother Roy O. Disney co-founded The Walt Disney Company.


  21. Martha Stewart
    #21

    Martha Stewart

    32,319 views

    Martha Helen Stewart (née Kostyra; born August 3, 1941) is an American businesswoman, writer, and television personality. As founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, she has gained success through a variety of business ventures, encompassing publishing, broadcasting, merchandising, and electronic commerce. She has written numerous bestselling books, is the publisher of the Martha Stewart Living magazine, and hosted two long-running syndicated television shows, Martha, which ran from 2005 to 2012, and Martha Stewart Living, which ran from 1993 to 2005.


  22. David Letterman
    #22

    David Letterman

    35,968 views

    David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American former television and radio host, comedian, writer, producer, and actor.


  23. Lyle Waggoner
    #23

    Lyle Waggoner

    24,804 views

    Lyle Wesley Waggoner (born April 13, 1935) is an American actor and former model, known for his work on The Carol Burnett Show from 1967 to 1974 and for playing the role of Steve Trevor on Wonder Woman from 1975 to 1979.


  24. Paige Hemmis
    #24

    Paige Hemmis

    16,551 views

    Paige Huff-Hemmis (born March 17, 1972) is an American television host and entrepreneur most famous for her time on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.


  25. Josh Bernstein
    #25

    Josh Bernstein

    13,527 views

    Josh Bernstein (born February 24, 1971) is an American explorer, author, survival expert, anthropologist, and TV host best known as the host of Digging for the Truth. He later appeared for one season as the host of the Discovery Channel's Into the Unknown with Josh Bernstein.


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