As rich as they come, people in business usually have the most wealth to brag about. Million-dollar houses, private jets and a variety of other premium things usually distinguish successful business people from the rest of us. However, some are more humble than other, but it’s not about perception and philosophy this time, but rather about Jesse Itzler. This unknown tall American rapper, composer, entrepreneur, author, owner of NBA’s Atlanta Hawks is American. Born in unknown on the unknown, Jesse Itzler has emerged as a successful business person. Graduating American University, this individual has received tons of awards and accolades for successes in various fields. Earning the nicknames of unknown along the way Jesse Itzler was born into the family of Daniel, Elese Itzler unknown. Nowadays, moving around the world and managing lots of business ventures has to be synchronised with personal time which is mostly occupied by business and Sara Blakely (m. 2008) Lazer Blakely Itzler. The total estimated net worth of Jesse Itzler is $100 Million.
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Born in Roslyn, New York, Itzler is the son of Daniel and Elese Itzler. He received his education at the American University on a full academic scholarship, but while studying law, justice and society, Itzler was also composing music and participating in open mic nights.
After sending samples of his work, soon after graduation Itzler signed a deal with the recording company Delicious Vinyl. Under the stage name Jesse Jaymes, he released his first album “Thirty Footer in Your Face” including multiple successful songs. Starting with his single “Shake It Like A White Girl”, he also penned songs for National Basketball Association teams including “Go NY Go” and award-winning song “I Love This Game”. Though his career as a rapper was brief, he was still able to leave a great mark and his net worth started to increase.
Itzler continued his love for music, and formed the company Alphabet City Sports Records with friend Kenny Dichter in 1996. The duo hit a gold mine by combining arena songs with play-by-play calls from team history; their simple formula led to them composing over 50 original songs for various professional teams. Through working behind the scenes, the company’s feat made Itzler a very wealthy man.
In 2001, Itzler transitioned to another venture and co-founded Marquis Jet, a private jet card company with over hundreds of high end clientele. In 2009, after eight years serving as its Vice Chairman, he sold it to Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway, which tremendously helped his net worth. That same year he founded the marketing and branding company 100 Mile Group, with clients including soft drink giant Coca-Cola. Itzler is also credited as one of the creators of the coconut water drink Zico, which was later acquired by Coca-Cola.
Aside from owning a marketing company, Itzler also owns the NBA team the Atlanta Hawks, which he bought in 2015 along with his wife Sara Blakely and partners Antony Ressler and Grant Hill. Later that same year he wrote a book “Living With a Seal: 31 Days Training With the Toughest Man on the Planet”; the book narrates lessons that he learned from the ‘Seal’ or the man that came from the Navy Seal that Itzler invited to disrupt his routine, train him to form habits and help him to overcome mental blocks. Today the businessman and author is also a motivational speaker, sharing the things that he learned from his book with various companies.
In terms of his personal life, Itzler has been married to Sara Blakely since 2008, the business mogul and founder of the company Spanx. The couple has three boys and live in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Full Name: Jesse Itzler
- Net Worth: $100 Million
- Date Of Birth: August 22, 1968
- Place Of Birth: Roslyn, New York, United States
- Profession: American rapper, composer, entrepreneur, author, owner of NBA’s Atlanta Hawks
- Education: American University
- Nationality: American
- Spouse: Sara Blakely (m. 2008)
- Children: Lazer Blakely Itzler
- Parents: Daniel, Elese Itzler
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/the100mileman
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the100mileman
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jesse-itzler-36136a111
- IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1268874
- Record Labels: Delicious Vinyl, Alphabet City Sports Records
- Albums: “Thirty Footer in Your Face” (1992)
- Father, with Sara Blakely, of son Lazer Blake Itzler (born in 2009).
- Co-founded the company “Marquis Jet”, which leases private jets on a 25-hour basis.
- Obtained a major in justice, law and society from American University.
- Son of an entrepreneur, his mother is president of the Roslyn board of education.
- Former rapper (as Jesse Jaymes).
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