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Arn Herschel Tellem was born on the 21st February 1954, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, and he is probably best recognized for being not only a professional sports agent who has represented basketball and baseball players, but also a vice chairman of Palace Sports & Entertainment. He is also known for being a sports journalist, who has written columns for such magazines as “Sports Illustrated”, “The Huffington Post”, etc. His career has been active since the late 1970s.
Have you ever wondered how rich Arn Tellem is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Arn’s net worth is over $40 million, an amount which has been accumulated through his successful involvement in the sports industry not only as a sports agent, but also as a sports journalist, and more recently a teaching professor.
Arn Tellem Net Worth $40 Million
Arn Tellem spent his childhood in the Main Line, Philadelphia, and became interested in sports as a young boy, and at the age of eight, he began playing APBA Baseball. Upon matriculation, he enrolled at Haverford College, from which he graduated with a BA degree in 1976, after which he earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Michigan Law School in 1979. Subsequently, he moved to Los Angeles, California, where he specialized as an attorney in sports law and commercial litigation at the company Manatt, Phelps, and Phillips. This proved a solid start to his net worth.
As early as 1982, Arn began his career in the sports industry by representing several baseball players, including Mark Langston, and working as a General Counsel of the National Basketball Association (NBA) team the Los Angeles Clippers, from 1982 to 1988. In the following year he established his own sports agency called Tellem and Associates, which was 10 years later sold to SFX Entertainment, but he was named the Chief Executive of SFX Sports, adding a considerable amount to his net worth.
Furthermore, Arn became the President of Wasserman Media Group Management, acquiring a client base of 50 MLB and 50 NBA clients, such as Jermaine O’Neal, Hideki Matsui, Mike Mussine, Nomar Garciaparra, etc. He is certified as a sports agent by the National Basketball Players Association and the Major League Baseball Players Association.
Beside that, Arn is also a professor of law at the University of Southern California School of Law, which has also increased his net worth by a large margin, and to speak further of his career, Arn works as a sports journalist and columnist for such magazines as “The New York Times”, “The Japan Times”, “Sports Illustrated”, and “The Huffington Post”, all of which have contributed to his net worth.
Thanks to his accomplishment in the sports industry, Arn was elected into the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in May of 2015.
If to talk about his personal life, since 1979 Arn Tellem has been married to Nancy Reiss Tellem, a former entertainment and digital media president of Microsoft; they are the parents of three sons.