Doron Ofir

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Doron Ofir is a casting director and president of Doron Ofir Casting, a division of Popular Productions, Inc. He has worked on various reality television programs, including MTV's Jersey Shore and A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila, HGTV's Design Star, NBC's Nashville Star, Fox's More to Love, E!'s Rich Kids of Beverly Hills, among others. He has been credited as Casting Director, Executive Producer, or Executive Head of Casting on over 100 television productions.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Ofir grew up in Great Neck, New York, on Long Island.[3] He moved to Miami, Florida, where he attended the University of Miami. From 1989 to 1995, he was a well known doorman at clubs including The Roxy and Liquid.[3] CBS hired him in 2000 to recruit contestants for the reality-television competition The Amazing Race. He then cast the ABC reality-TV show Are You Hot?: The Search for America’s Sexiest People. He went on to work in casting at MTV, and founded Doron Ofir Casting in 2007 and Popular Productions two years later.[3]


  1. ^ "Doron Ofir: The King of Reality TV Casting". LA Weekly. May 15, 2013. Retrieved June 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Jersey Shore Casting Mogul Doron Ofir Speaks Out on EDM Reality show". Spin. January 1, 2013. Retrieved January 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Meet Doron Ofir, The Man that brought us Snooki". BlackBook Magazine. May 7, 2010. Archived from the original on February 24, 2012. Retrieved June 1, 2013. 

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