Net Worth: $1 Billion
- Source of Wealth film producer and film financier
- Birth Place Los Angeles, California, United States
- Marital Status Married Britta Lazenga (m. 2011)
- Full Name Ryan Colin Kavanaugh
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth December 4, 1974
- Education University of California, Los Angeles, University of Southern California
About Ryan Kavanaugh
American film producer and financier Ryan Kavanaugh has an estimated net worth of $1 Billion as of March 2013 according to Forbes. For the first time, he joined the list of World Billionaires and he was ranked 1342 in the list. He is also the 426th richest person in the United States.
Mr. Kavanaugh has built his estimated net worth of $1 billion as the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Relativity Media, a full-scale film studio in the US. Through his studio, he has helped financed more than 200 films which earned him around $17 billion in revenues. With the investment of fellow billionaire Ron Burkle to his 38-year old movie studio, he has earned even more. Today, Relativity has also a TV division, sports management, and a music department.
Also referred to as the “Billion Dollar Producer” through his ventures, Kavanaugh is credited as the producer of 61 films and is known for creating a new “Moneyball” model of film finance. He is also famous in making money by hitting singles and doubles such as the recent Safe Haven. It costs $25 million in the making and has grossed more than $50 million in the box office. He is not the type who focuses on huge superhero movies and franchises. His next move would be a big bet on China as the next growth market for his movies.
In 2011, Ryan Kavanaugh was named Showman of the Year by Variety and 40 Under 40 by Fortune. He was also ranked 19th on the list of youngest billionaires by Forbes this 2013. He is an active philanthropist who was named a Hollywood Humanitarian by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.