Samuel Aroutiounian

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Samuel Aroutiounian
Born (1976-09-17) September 17, 1976 (age 37)
Residence Venice, California
Nationality Armenian
Occupation Producer

Samuel Aroutounian (Russian: Сэм Арутюнян; born September 17, 1976) is an American producer who serves as the president of Creative Talent Management [1][2][3] and a managing partner of Platinum Rye Entertainment.[4]


Born on September 17, 1976 into a doctors family in Soviet Armenia. He moved to Moscow with his family at a young age and later graduated from Moscow State Academy of Water Transport in 1998 with a Masters Degree in International Law with honors.

Samuel moved to the United States where he started his career traveling the US as a modeling scout. In 2005 he joined Platinum Rye Entertainment [5][6] as an international partner and producer and later started his own company, Creative Talent Management.[7][8][9]


Having produced many events throughout the world, Samuel has worked with international celebrities and musicians including Prince, Kings of leon, Alicia Keys, Guns N’ Roses, Jennifer Lopez, Robbie Williams, Black Eyed Peas, No Doubt, Diana Ross, Liza Minnelli, Francis Ford Coppola and many others.

Samuel is also involved in many charitable projects and was instrumental in producing Mikhail Gorbachev’s[10] "The Man Who Changed the World" award ceremony[11][12] in London's Royal Albert Hall, for which he received recognition from President Gorbachev.[13] As part of this charitable event, Samuel collaborated with Paul Anka[14][15] on the song, “The Man Who Changed the World” which was performed alongside the Scorpions and the London Symphony Orchestra.

Samuel Aroutiounian and Goldie Hawn at President Gorbachevs 80th Birthday Gala


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  15. ^ paul, anka (2013). my way. St. Martin's Press; First Edition edition (April 9, 2013). p. 357. ISBN 0312381042.