|Celebrated Name:||Ted Leonsis|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Theodore John Leonsis|
|Age:||64 years old|
|Birth Date:||8 January 1957|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Lynn Leonsis|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes 2 (Zachary Leonsis, Elle Leonsis)|
|Is Ted Leonsis Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Businessperson, author, investor, philanthropist, film producer|
|Net Worth:||$1.5 billion|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
Ted Leonsis is a sports team owner, venture capital investor, filmmaker, author, and Philanthropist. He is the founder and CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment and an active investor and founding member of the revolution Growth Fund. He has also produced award-winning critical acclaimed documentary-like Nanking through his Snag Films. He is the author and a publisher, a book called “Business of Happiness.”
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Early Life & Biography
Ted was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was raised in a family whose grandparents were mill workers, a waiter, and a secretary, and his parents were Greek immigrants. In his youth, he worked for Jim Shannon, a wealthy stockbroker who was impressed by his work and helped him to get admission to Georgetown University.
He began his studies at Brooklyn Technical High School before relocating to Lowell, Massachusetts, where he graduated in 1973 at Lowell High School. He managed to reach the highest level of accomplishment and attaining the highest standards of integrity and character, which made him recognized and honored as one of the Lowell High School Alumni in 2015.
He attended Georgetown University to pursue his undergraduate studies emphasizing American Studies, where he was the top of his class and graduated in 1977. Reverend Joseph Durkin was his mentor who encouraged him to use computers and primitive punch cards, which were forecast of the emerging Software and personal computers in the early days. He went back to Lowell after his graduation and began working as a Corporate Communications Manager at the Wang Laboratories and Harris Corp as a marketing Executive.
Leonsis is married to Lynn Leonsis since 1987 up to date. They have two children together with a son, Zachary Leonsis, and a daughter Elle Leonsis. He is an extreme super fan of sports and music, mostly Fugazi, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, and Elvis Presley.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 8 January 1957, Ted Leonsis is 64 years old as of today’s date 24th January 2021. His height is 1.7 m tall, and his weight is 76 kg.
After his graduation, he became the Marketing Executive at Harris Corporation. In 1981 he started his business venture in Florida after quitting the previous job at the age of 25 years. He published “List Magazine,” which entailed on the aspects of technology and computing industry as well. The magazine was successfully appreciated since most software companies used it as a channel to advertise their products.
In 187, he established another company, Red gate Communications, which was later merged with America Online (AOL) and became the Senior Executive. He retired from the company in 2006. However, he still serves as the Vice-Chairman Emeritus.
He is the founder, chairman, majority owner and chief executive officer of “Monumental Sports & Entertainment” which owns several teams like Washington Capitals (National Hockey League), Washington Mystics (Women’s National Basketball Association), Washington Wizards (National Basketball Association) and the Verizon Centre.
He is an acknowledged producer of documentaries like Nanking (2007), Kicking it, and Fighting Chance, which have been among the award-winning documentaries. As a well-known Philanthropist, he has supported a growing number of causes including Best Buddies, DC Central Kitchen, See Forever Foundation, Venture Philanthropy and many more
Awards & Achievements
Ted is a successful businessman his efforts have never gone unrecognized, and he has managed to appear in Washington Business Journal as the Businessperson of the Year, Washingtonian Magazine as the Washingtonian of the Year and also Washingtonian’s Tech Titans, Virginia Business Magazine as the Virginia’s 50 most influential People, No.1 Sports Power player in Maryland.
He has also attained Award at the Georgetown University for the John Carroll Award and also Greater Washington Urban League Unsung Philanthropist Award. In 2010, he made his way to the Washington Business Hall of Fame for the Junior Achievement of Greater Washington.
Net Worth & Salary of Ted Leonsis
As of January 2021, Ted has an estimated net worth of $1.5 Billion. He is a successful business professional and a magnate in the industry. He has gotten his income mainly from his earning as the Founder, Majority owner, and CEO of Monumental Sports. He has earned a huge amount of wealth, which puts him in the list of billionaires. He is an active Philanthropist who has helped numerous children through his foundation and also served more than 400 charities through his establishments.
Ted can be titled as a pioneer in the internet industry. He has managed to acquire skills and wisdom, which have made him a successful person. From his youth life, Ted has been a determined person full of passion and hard work at every point of his position.,