Who is Todd Boehly?
Todd Boehly is a famous American businessman and investor. He is the co-founder, chairman, chief executive officer, and controlling member of Eldridge Industries, a holding company headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut. Also, he is the interim CEO of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and co-owner and chairman of Premiere League football club Chelsea.
How Old Is Todd Boehly?
He is 49 years old as of March 2023, having been born on September 20, 1973, in the U.S.A. Todd Boehly shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Gabriella Lewitton, Katrina Stuart, Ellie Louise, Matthias, Stina Kayy, and many more.
Who are Todd Boehly Parents?
News on the internet shows that his parents emigrated from Germany. However, his parents’ names are not mentioned on the internet.
Does Todd Boehly have Siblings?
There is no news on the internet showing whether he has siblings or was born as an only child. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Todd Boehly Education
He received his high school education at Landon School where he graduated in 1991. There, he was a member of the wrestling team which won I.A.C. championships in both 1990 and 1991. After graduating from high school, he attended The College of William & Mary where he graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. Also, he studied at The London School of Economics.
Todd Boehly Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Katie Boehly. His wife is a fourth-generation William & Mary alumna and is the Co-Founder of the Boehly Centre for Excellence on Finance. However, it is not known when they got married or how they met.
Todd Boehly Kids
He and his wife Katie have three kids. Three sons by the names of Nick, Zach, and Clay.
Todd Boehly Career
A Career from 1996-2015
He spent his early career at Credit Suisse First Boston and J.H. Whitney & Company. In 2001, he joined Guggenheim Partners where he launched the firm’s credit investing business, assumed responsibility for its asset management business, and served as president. In early 2013, he led a deal between Time Warner Cable and the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball. This was to create SportsNet LA, a regional network to broadcast all Dodgers’ games and Dodgers-related programming. Broadcasting from the team-owned network began with the 2014 baseball season.
A Career from 2015-Present
In 2015, he bought some of the assets he had collected at Guggenheim including The Hollywood Reporter, Dick Clark Productions, and Security Benefit to found Eldridge, a private holding company that invests in various industries. In addition to Greenwich, Eldridge also has offices in New York, London, and Beverly Hills. Moreover, Boehly is on the boards of Cain International, Kennedy Wilson, PayActiv, Vivid Seats, Viral Nation, Accelerant, CAIS, Horizon Acquisition I, and Horizon Acquisition Corporation II. Formerly, he was on the board of Truebill. His firm Eldridge owns Security Benefit Life Insurance, and SE2, a technology platform for insurance companies.
As a CEO, chairman, and co-founder of Eldridge, he invested in Clearcover Insurance and DPL Finacial Advisors, and the RIA Insurance network. Moreover, he has invested in the digital technology industry. This includes companies such as; Gopuff, Stash, Wealthsimple, Dataminr, Al security company AnyVision, digital health platform Wellthy, Truebill, and Tripledot Studios. In 2020, he acquired the data technology company Knoema through Eldridge. Some of Eldridge’s credit management operations were spun out in 2021 to create Panagram Structured Asset Management, Eldridge went on and co-founded CBAM Partners an SEC-registered investment advisor. In 2020, it was sold to The Carlyle Group for $787 million.
A Sports Career
He owns 20% of the Los Angeles Dodgers and also is a part owner of the Los Angeles Sparks. In 2019, he made an attempt to buy the English football club Chelsea for $3 billion. However, the owner at the time Russian billionaire tycoon, Roman Abramovich rejected the takeover bid. He alongside Mark Walter, Hansjörg Wyss, and Clearlake Capital, launched a bid in March 2022 to buy the club from Abramovich who had announced an intention to sell it amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Chelsea confirmed on May 6, 2022, that the bid had been accepted and would be finalized by the end of the month.
The bid was approved by the UK and Portuguese governments, Premier League, and the European Union. This was because of Abramovich’s Portuguese citizenship. On May 30, the takeover of the club was completed. On June 20, 2022, Boehly was named chairman and interim sporting director of Chelsea after Bruce Buck stepped down. Boehly then stepped in as the interim sporting director of Chelsea on January 9, 2023. In July 2021, he and Walter acquired a 27% stake in the Los Angeles Lakers from Philip Anschutz. As of February 2021, the Lakers were the third-highest-valued team in the NBA with an estimated value of $5.14 billion. It was announced on December 14, 2021, that he was heading an ownership group’s exclusive negotiations to purchase a controlling interest in the Washington Spirit. It was then reported on January 12, 2022, that he had withdrawn from negotiations to purchase the team.
Media and Entertainment Career
He is the Chairman of MRC. MRC has invested in A24 and Fullwell 73. It was announced in September 2020 that his MRC and Penske Media Corporation were merging as part of a joint venture to manage their publications. Including; Billboard, Rolling Stone, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, and Music Business Worldwide. MRC and Penske announced plans to manage content such as television series, films, and live events through a second joint venture.
The venture then became the majority owner of South by Southwest in 2021. The following year, Eldridge and MRC reached an agreement to split their assets as separate entities. In October 2021, he was named the interim CEO of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. In 2022, Eldridge acquired the HFPA and announced plans to create a for-profit entity to manage the Golden Globe Awards’ intellectual property. Boehly led a $250 million investment round in Canadian Influencer Marketing and technology company, Viral Nation in April 2022.
From 2017 to 2021, he was listed on the Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of the 500 most influential people. In 2022, he was included on the Forbes 400 list.
In 2014, he helped found the Boehly Centre for Excellence in Finance at William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business with his wife Katie Boehly via a multi-year gift. Also, they sponsor the yearly women’s Stock Pitch and Leadership Summitt at William & Mary. In 2020, he and Katie committed funding to the construction of a new athletic complex and sports performance center at the college. In January 2021, he partnered with William & Mary to produce a series of courses for students at the Boehly Centre for Excellence in Finance. Also, he is actively involved with various organizations. These include; Finding a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures (FACES), the Brunswick School, the Prostate Cancer Foundation, and the Focused Ultrasound Foundation.
Todd Boehly Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 7 inches (1.7m) and has unknown weight.
Todd Boehly Salary and Net Worth
In 2021 as Independent Director at Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc, he made $326,800 in total compensations. And has a net worth of $5.3 billion.