Sam Gores Net Worth

January 23, 2023
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Sam Gores was born in 1954, in Nazareth, Israel, and is a talent agent,considered to be one of the best agents in Hollywood. Gores is the Chairman of the full service entertainment agency, Paradigm Talent Agency. He has been active in the entertainment industry since 1976.

How much is the net worth of Sam Gores? It has been calculated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $150 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. Talent Agency is the main source of Gores fortune.

Sam Gores Net Worth $150 Million

To begin with, the boy was raised in Nazareth, growing-up in a big family with five siblings. When Sam was 14 years old, his family immigrated to the US, to Flint, Michigan, where Sam entered Genesee High School, while at the same time working as a butcher in his uncle’s supermarket. After matriculation from high school, Gores enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and graduated from the above mentioned institution in 1976. Coming full circle, currently he serves on the Board of Trustees in The American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Concerning his professional career, Gores started working as an agent at The Gage Group Inc., yet he did not get a salary for almost two years, and had to work as a shop assistant for a living – at least his net worth was established. Finally, he was taken on staff at Gage Group yet it was not the main goal of Sam. He decided to open his own agency, entitled SGA Representation, although that was not enough for him, and Gores started acquiring other talent agencies. In 1986, Gores bought The Jack Fields Agency and united it with SGA, changing the name into Gores/Fields. At that time, his clients were the actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, the winner of Oscar and the well known actor Laurence Fishburne, the winner of Tony and Emmy Awards.

In 1993, he launched the Paradigm Talent Agency, and currently his clients are such well known actors as Antonio Banderas, Julie Bowen and Adrien Brody – all winners of multiple prestigious awards. In 2005, the agency expanded into other fields – music and television. Their list of clients expanded as they started working with such as the country singer, songwriter Toby Keith who has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide, and the rock band Dave Matthews Band which has sold more than 50 million albums around the world. Not to mentioned the fact that the agency works with the best selling hard rock band Aerosmith, which has sold over 200 million albums, and the hip hop, dance and pop music band The Black Eyed Peas, which has sold more than 32.5 million albums and 31 million singles worldwide. Paradigms also represents the artists Jason Mraz, Janelle Monáe and Ed Sheeran. Having a look at the data given in 2014, the agency works with more than 1,000 artists and bands in eight offices including in London, Hollywood, Manhattan, Beverly Hills.

Moreover, Sam Gores serves on the Geffen Playhouse Board of Trustees. He is also the member of the Recording Academy, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences as well as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts.

Finally, in the personal life of Sam Gores, he was married to Jensen Buchanan from 2003 to 2013, and they have three children. Gores now resides in Beverly Hills, California.

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