Scooter Braun Biography: Net Worth, Wife, Projects & More
Scooter Braun, originally born as Scott Samuel Braun on June 18, 1981, is a real American success story. He is currently an American entrepreneur, investor, entertainment executive, philanthropist, and talent manager. Being the founder of the media and entertainment company that is known as SB Projects, Scooter represents some of the biggest star in the entertainment industry, some of which include the likes of Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber, as well as Hilary Duff, Tori Kelly, Demi Lovato, and Carly Rae Jepsen to name just a few.
On top of managing some of the biggest musical talent on the planet, he was even nominated in 2016 for a Grammy Award. Aside from his entertainment and media business, Scooter is also the co-founder of Mythos Studios, a comic-film studio, alongside David Maisel, the famous Hollywood producer.
If being one of the top managers and producers in the music industry was not enough, the Time 100 even included Scooter in their list of the people with the most influence in the entire world, in 2013. Several years later in 2018, he would even co-organized a student-led demonstration that was called March for Our Lives, which pushed for stricter gun laws within the United States. The demonstration was so successful, that USA Today measured it to be the largest protest in one single day that has ever taken place in the history of Washington, D.C.
Scooter Braun’s Early Life
Being born to a pair of Conservative Jewish parents in New York City, Braun’s parents, Ervin and Susan, had narrowly been able to escape from the Holocaust and were living in the country of Hungary up until 1956. Right before the Soviet Union got involved with the Hungarian Revolution, they were fortunate to have fled the country and ended up landing in the United States. Moving forward, Ervin would soon become a dentist, while Susan would become an orthodontist. They would eventually marry and settle in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Growing up, Scooter would have a total of four siblings who were named Cornelio, Adam, Liza, and Sam. Scooter’s brother, Adam Braun, is actually the founder of the organization Pencils of Promise, which is a charitable organization that has focused all of its efforts on helping developing countries build schools for their children.
Attending Greenwich High School, Scooter would be elected as the class president, as well as play basketball for the Connecticut Flame, as well as in the Amateur Athletic Union. While attending Greenwich High, Scooter would decide to submit an entry in a video-documentary contest with a piece that was 10 minutes long and titled The Hungarian Conflict. It was about Jewish people who lived in Hungary during the Holocaust.
The film would go on to win state and regional competitions, and eventually end up taking third place in the entire contest. Not to lea tan amazing film go to waste, one of Braun’s family members would send the film to the biggest director of the time, Steven Spielberg’s office. Spielberg would go on to submit the video to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, which Braun has later said was the most inspirational moments of his entire life.
Scooter Braun’s Net Worth
With all of Scooter Braun’s endeavors, he has been able to amount a wealth of over $50 million dollars. While Scooter’s net worth may be very high at $50 million, it was not an easy path to get there.
While he was attending college at Emory University, he would start organizing parties for different organizations around campus. Fortunately for him, the parties that he organized would become so popular that he would eventually be asked to start organizing after parties for some of the music industries biggest names. These musicians would include the likes of Ludacris, Britney Spears, and even Eminem. Because of his hard work, he would soon be asked to work at the record label So So Def Records. He would end up doing such a great job while working at So So Def Records, that he would be promoted to the executive director of marketing while still attending college as a student.
During his junior year, he would make the choice to drop out of college to focus all of his attention on his ever-growing career. It was at this time that things would really start to pick up for Scooter. This is when he would begin managing events for the NBA, as well as the entire Britney Spears Onyx Hotel Tour. Since then, he has evolved to mainly working on the talent management aspect of his career, as well as running his very own record label that is called Schoolboy Records.
As if that weren’t enough, he is also the co-founder, along with Usher Raymond, of Raymond-Braun Media Group. Some of his biggest clients include Asher Roth, Justin Bieber, and even Cody Simpson. Scooter is so good at what he does, that he was actually nominated and named the Best Talent Manager in 2016 by the International Music Industry Awards.
To make things even better for Scooter, in 2012 he was even the cover feature for the Billboard magazine’s Forty Under Forty special edition. He would grace the cover again the following year, this time alongside Guy Oseary and Troy Carter. In 2016, Scooter would end up receiving the Humanitarian Award from the Billboard Touring Awards.
While Scooter has been fortunate enough to manage some of the biggest stars in entertainment, some of the lesser known acts that he represents include The Black Eyed Peas, CL, Todrick Hall, Rixton, Karlie Loss, Lil Dicky, Cody Simpson, Madison Beer, The Knocks, and Cruz Beckham. However, with all of the entertainers that Scooter’s School Boy Records represents, the only artist that has released over 10 different records would be the superstar, Justin Beiber.
With all of the talent that Scooter gets to work with on a daily basis, it is no wonder why he is worth over $50 million dollars. Only time will tell who else Scooter is able to work with and bring to the masses.