Peter Chernin Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Peter Chernin was born on 29 May 1951, in Harrison, New York State USA, of Jewish descent. Peter is an investor and businessman, best known as the CEO of The Chernin Group (TCG) which he also founded. The company invests in other businesses in the technology, entertainment, and media sector. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Peter Chernin? As of mid-2016, sources estimate as net worth that is at $200 million, mostly earned through the success of his company. He’s helped invest and improve a lot of companies especially in Asia. He sits as a member of the board of various big companies such as Twitter and American Express. All of these have ensured the position of his wealth.

Peter Chernin Net Worth $200 million

Peter attended the University of California, Berkeley and graduated with a degree in English literature. After school, he slowly worked his way into the business world, starting off as an associate publicity director at St. Martin’s Press and then an editor at Warner Brooks. Afterwards, he became the Vice-President of Programming and Marketing for Showtime/Movie Channel, and he then became the CEO and president of Lorimar Film Entertainment. He built himself up as one of the biggest media executives in the world, so after leaving Lorimar he then joined Fox. His net worth was well established.

Jn 1996 Chernin moved to become the CEO and president of News Corporation, one of the world’s largest media companies, and he helped develop the company to spread over five continents, and is responsible for helping the company transition into digital space. He started to become known for his prowess in both the corporate and creative side of the company, which included helping improve Twentieth Century Fox and the Fox Broadcasting Company. Under his leadership, Fox would create two of the highest grossing films of all time – “Titanic” and “Avatar”. He also helped Fox become the number one supplier to all television networks. In less than 10 years he lead News Corporation in gaining more than 400 million cable subscribers, and owns many of the biggest channels; these include National Geographic, SPEED, Fox News Channel, and FX. In 2009, it was rumoured that he would be leaving the company when his contract expired, and the rumor proved to be true, as he left the company to pursue other ventures, but with a very healthy net worth.

During this time, he was approached by several other companies, but instead went on to create his own The Chernin Group or TCG. The company would help invest in a lot of popular media and technology companies; these include Tumblr, Pandora, and Flipboard. They also have a production company entitled Chernin Entertainment, which helped produce “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”, “Oblivion” and “The Heat”.

In 2010, TCG expanded to create CA Media, which aims to help build businesses in Asia. It has invested in mixed martial arts promoter Legend Fighting Championship, and then partnered with AT&T. Investing in Tumblr followed, but which was eventually sold to Yahoo for $1.1 billion. Aside from that, a few of their latest projects include the acquisition of Crunchyroll, and putting a stake in Barstool Sports. Chemin’s net worth has benefited from these successful projects over several years.

For his personal life, it is known that Peter is married to Megan Brody, and they have three children. It is also mentioned that he was raised Unitarian.

Quick Facts

Birth date: May 29, 1951
Birth place: Harrison, New York, United States
Profession:Businessman
Education:University of California, Berkeley
Nationality:American
Spouse:Megan Chernin
Children:John Chernin, Margaret Chernin, David Chernin
Parents:Mary Chernin, Herbert Chernin
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1President and Chief Operating Officer of News Corporation, and Chairman and CEO of the Fox Group. Former book editor at St. Martin's Press. B.A. in English literature from the University of California, Berkeley.


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Filmography

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
War of the Planet of the Apes2017producer pre-production
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates2016producer post-production
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children2016producer post-production
Davidproducer announced
LutherTV Movie executive producer pre-production
Rebootproducer announced
The Heat 2producer announced
Spy2015producer
New Girl2011-2015TV Series executive producer - 85 episodes
Exodus: Gods and Kings2014producer
St. Vincent2014producer
The Drop2014producer
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes2014producer
Delirium2014TV Movie executive producer
Hieroglyph2014TV Movie executive producer
The Heat2013/Iproducer
Touch2012-2013TV Series executive producer - 26 episodes
Oblivion2013/Iproducer
Ben and Kate2012-2013TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
Two Wrongs2013TV Movie executive producer
Entry Level2012TV Movie executive producer
Parental Guidance2012producer
Breakout Kings2011-2012TV Series executive producer - 23 episodes
Metro2011TV Movie executive producer
Terra Nova2011TV Series executive producer - 13 episodes
Allen Gregory2011TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Rise of the Planet of the Apes2011producer
Lovelives2011TV Movie executive producer
Outnumbered2011TV Movie executive producer
Pleading Guilty2010TV Movie executive producer
Seek and Destroy2010TV Movie executive producer

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Family Guy2009TV SeriesPeter Chemin

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cry for the Strangers1982TV Movie production executive

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bloomberg Game Changers2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Former President & COO, News Corp.
Broadcasting & Cable Magazine's 16th Annual Hall of Fame Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Inductee
60 Minutes2003TV Series documentaryHimself - Twentieth Century Fox (segment "Pirates of the Internet")
E! True Hollywood Story2001TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Fox
Don't Touch That Dial1982Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Reflections on Titanic2012DocumentaryHimself
60 Minutes2004TV Series documentaryHimself - Twentieth Century Fox (segment "Pirates of the Internet")

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