How much is Scooter Braun worth? $400 Million
How did Scooter Braun earn his money and wealth?
Scott Samuel popularly known as “Scooter Braun” was born in New York City to conservative Jewish parents, Ervin and Susan Braun on June 18, 1981. Braun is an American talent manager and helps to steer the careers of some of today’s top stars. As a businessman, he owns two record labels namely School Boy Records and Raymond-Braun media group (RBMG). Braun joined Greenwich High School and was the class president. He started playing basketball at the age of 13 in the Amateur Athletic Union with the Connecticut Flame team which was established by his father Ervin.
Braun remains involved in various charities insisting on donating funds to the Schools and other organizations. His greatest commitment remains for the charity “Pencils of Promise”. This charity has helped in building more than 150 schools in Latin America for which Braun had been honored with the Humanitarian Award at the 2016 Billboard Touring Awards for his Philanthropic support of Pencils of Promise. Justin Bieber has also worked in his support for the organization.
Braun began his career by organizing concerts for Bieber, Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, and throwing parties while studying at Greenwich High School in Connecticut. He entered a video documentary contest for National History Day with The Hungarian Conflict. Braun was hired to plan after-parties in each of the five cities on the Anger Management Tour, Ludacris, and Eminem. At the age of 19, Braun launched the world of hip-hop along with producer Jermaine Dupri where he asked him to join So So Def in a marketing position. Braun was working at So So Def and operating his party promotion business. He became the So So Def’s executive director for marketing at the age of 20.
Braun first found Justin Bieber when he saw a video of a 12-year-old boy singing a song on YouTube and approached him. Pattie Mallette who is Beiber’s mother, on Braun’s convincing, agreed to bring Beiber to Atlanta for a no-strings-attached trial period. She then decided to move permanently from Canada to the United States. Braun left Bieber in the hands of two successful artists, Usher and Justin Timberlake when both expressed their interest in Bieber’s career and eventually signed a deal with Island Def Jam. In the year 2007, Braun established SB projects, a full-service entertainment, and marketing company and had a special business arrangement with Universal Music Group and later on with Republic Records.
In September 2016, Grande said that the Republic Records with Braun was reunited officially. Eventually, Scooter won the “Best Talent Manager” Award at the 3rd annual “International Music Industry Awards” which was presented by Shazam in Los Angeles and joined SBP, where he spearheads with corporate-development. On August 11, 2012, Braun followed up the benefit’s massive scale and success with “Forty Under Forty” special issue titled “Scooter Braun and Other Power Players on the Rise” which appeared on the cover of Billboard.
What are the highest earnings of Scooter Braun?
- “Justin Bieber: Never Say Never” concert documentary (2011): 99 million
- “Jem and the Holograms”(2015): $2.3 million