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Peter Chernin is a renowned American entertainment and media executive who has a long history of working in the media industry. He is also the founder and CEO of The Chernin Group (TCG) which invests, manages, and runs media, entertainment, and technology businesses.
Chernin was born on May 29, 1951, in Harrison, New York, to the parents of Mary and Herbert Chernin. Moreover, he earned a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley in English literature. So far, he holds American citizenship and is of mixed ethnicity.
Married to Beautiful Wife, Megan
The couple Peter and Megan, who are in their early 60 now share a strong and healthy conjugal relationship for more nearly four decades. Partner, Megan who graduated from Manhattanville College a B.A in English serves as Co-Chair of the LA Promise Fund Board of Directors.
Likewise, they pronounced as a wife and husband in the presence of their family and friends in the year 1980. Since the day, the couple still leads romantic married life with no sign of divorce or separation.
Super Dad of Three Children
A American businessman, Peter shares three children with his life partner. On 1 April 1983, they gave birth to their first-born or older son John Chernin. Now, John, 36 works as Producer and Writer who is known for his appearances in Stuck on You, starring Frankie Muniz.
Also, Peter and Megan are parenting their two children Margaret Chernin (born in 1987) and Dave Chernin. Currently, a daughter is seen working as co-producer of the movies and some series like The Loudest Voice, The Goldfinch and Ben in Black.
Holds Million Dollars Net Worth
As of early 2020, Peter Chernin's net worth is reportedly around $400 million. Likewise, he assembles most of his income from his strong profession as a TV and film producer, Investor, Businessman, and Industrialist.
Meanwhile, Cherin is regarded as the world's most influential media and entertainment executive. Likewise, he made a offer for the streaming video website Hulu at about $500 million in April 2013. In addition to this, in April 2014 TCG joined with AT&T to spend $500 million in streaming video content.
TCG is listed as an investor to be sold to Yahoo for $1.1 Billion in Tumblr on May 19, 2013. TCG was rumored to be priced at around $100 million for the Crunchyroll anime streaming site on December 2, 2013.
Furthermore, the Hollywood Producer Launches $15 Million Campaign To Fight Abortion Bans to support the American Civil Liberties Union’s efforts.
As a Chairman and CEO
In 2010 Peter established his own company called The Chernin Group. The company focuses on three areas: investing in US technology and media companies, developing premium content for film and television and capitalizing on emerging market strategic business opportunities.
Prior to that, Chernin has served as News Corporation's President and COO from 1996 to 2009 and Fox Network CEO from 1996 to 2009. He developed a reputation as an executive with a clear understanding of both the artistic and corporate aspects of the entertainment industry during his two decades with News Corporation.
David Portnoy announced on January 7, 2016, that Chernin Media is buying a majority stake in the famous Barstool Sports website.
Donations and House
Chernin has donated over $100,000 to the Democratic Party, candidates & related groups, including hosted Barack Obama for a 2013 fundraiser. He supported Hillary Clinton in the run-up to the US presidential election in 2016.
News Corporation's president and the chief executive officer now lives in the city of Santa Monica, California. The average price of the house is estimated at about $1,720,300 according to some online tabloids.
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