Kevin Tsujihara Biography
Kevin Tsujihara (Kevin Ken Tsujihara) is a Japanese American businessman. He is the former chairman and CEO of Warner Bros Entertainment. Tsujihara became the first Asian American to run a major Hollywood studio upon assuming the role of CEO. He later resigned in March 2019 after a casting couch scandal.
Kevin attended the University of Southern California and also had an MBA degree from Stanford University. Upon graduating from Stanford, Tsujihara launched QuickTax Inc., a tax preparation website.
Kevin Tsujihara Age
Kevin Ken Tsujihara was born on 25 October 1964 in Petaluma, California, U.S. He is 54 years old as of 2018.
Kevin Tsujihara Family
He was born to Shizuo and Miyeko “Mickey” Tsujihara and was brought up in Petaluma, California. Tsujihara and his family owned a company that distributed eggs to markets across the San Francisco Bay Area which was called Empire Egg Company.
Kevin Tsujihara Wife
Tsujihara is married to Sandy Tsujihara. The couple has two children, a son Matthew Tsujihara and a daughter Morgan Tsujihara.
Kevin Tsujihara Warner
Kevin joined Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. in 1994. He helped manage the company’s interest in Six Flags theme parks. Tsujihara focused on business development and online content while employed
at Warner Bros. He was given the position of president of the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment unit in 2015. The Home Entertainment Unit focuses on home video, online distribution, and video games for the company.
Tsujihara was named the new chief executive of Warner Bros in January 2013 following the retirement of Barry Meyer on March 1, 2013. This made him the fifth leader in the 90-year history of Warner Bros and the first Asian American to be the CEO of a major Hollywood studio.
Kevin Tsujihara Sex Scandal
Entertainment industry publications reported that WarnerMedia is investigating allegations against Tsujihara on March 8, 2019. He was suspected to have promised auditions and/or acting jobs to actress Charlotte Kirk in return for sex. Kevin released a memo apologizing to his colleagues at WarnerMedia for his behavior on March 8, 2019. He later resigned on March 18, 2019.
Kevin Tsujihara Golden Globes
Tsujihara was honored with the Visionary Leadership Award at the U.S.-China Entertainment Gala dinner sponsored by The Asia Society on October 30, 2018. He used the opportunity to advocate for further diversity and inclusion in all aspects of the entertainment industry. He also reiterated the need for change on a global scale, challenging longstanding mindsets.
Kevin Tsujihara Net Worth
Tsujihara’s net worth is not yet revealed.
Kevin Tsujihara Height
The businessman’s height is not yet known.