Larry Rudolph

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Larry Rudolph
Born
Laurence Herbert Rudolph

(1963-07-24) 24 July 1963 (age 56)
Occupation
  • Talent manager
  • Entertainment lawyer
Spouse(s)Ronna Ilene Gross (divorced)
Jennifer Barnet
Children3

Larry Rudolph (born July 24, 1963)[1] is an American talent manager and former entertainment lawyer. He is best known as the manager of Britney Spears, having been with her from 1998 to 2004 and 2008 to present.

Career[edit]

Rudolph was born in The Bronx, New York. He began his career as an entertainment lawyer, and in 1992, formed a New York law firm, Rudolph & Beer.[1] It closed in 2003, with Rudolph stating, "Although I take great pride in my 15-year career as an attorney, I have found that my true passion lies in artist management."[2]

Rudolph has also represented music artists besides Britney Spears such as Avril Lavigne, Miley Cyrus, Will.i.am, Nicole Scherzinger, Justin Timberlake, 98 Degrees, Nick Lachey, DJ Pauly D, Backstreet Boys, O-Town, Toni Braxton, Swizz Beats, Kim Petras and DMX. He is the founder of Reign Deer Entertainment, a management firm, through which he has produced the movie Crossroads (2002) and two reality series: Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica (2003–05),[1] and There & Back (2006).[citation needed] In 2007, he co-founded the marketing firm Total Entertainment and Arts Marketing, with Nicole Winnaman.[3] Rudolph launched girl group G.R.L. along with Pussycat Dolls founder Robin Antin and producers Dr. Luke and Max Martin.

Personal life[edit]

Rudolph has been married twice. In 1992, he married his first wife, Ronna Ilene Gross; they had three children: twins Gavin Walker and Trevor Wade, and daughter, Dylan Page, before divorcing.[4][5][6] He married his second wife Jennifer Barnet on July 22, 2017 in Sag Harbor, New York.[7] Barnet was previously the makeup stylist for Britney Spears.[8] Rudolph has had heart-valve-replacement surgery twice; once at the age of 38 and a second time at the age of 51.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Walker, Tim (August 30, 2013). "Nice twerk if you can get it: Larry Rudolph – the man behind that Miley Cyrus dance – has a formula for turning child stars into adult ones". The Independent. UK. Retrieved August 21, 2014. A life in brief: Born Larry Rudolph, 24 July 1963, Bronx, New York.
  2. ^ Hernandez, Eugene (July 22, 2003). "Rudolph & Beer Close Law Firm; Beer to Head Film Practice at Greenberg Traurig". Indiewire. Retrieved August 22, 2014.
  3. ^ Paoletta, Michael (June 2, 2007). "Alternate Reality". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 119 (22): 10. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved August 22, 2014.
  4. ^ Andrlik, Jann (January 28, 2019). "This Hudson Harbor Townhome Marks a Woman's New Lease on Life - Ronna Rudolph starts a new life chapter by purchasing a Hudson Harbor townhome and creating a design that matches her fresh beginnings". Westchester Magazine.
  5. ^ "Twins Gavin Walker and Trevor Wade to Larry and Ronna Rudolph April 3 in New York. Father is an entertainment attorney with Rudolph & Beer". Billboard Magazine. May 10, 1997.
  6. ^ "Girl Dylan Paige to Laurence and Ronna Rudolph Dec 17 in New York. He is a partner in the entertainment law firm of Rudolph & Beer". Billboard Magazine. January 15, 1994.
  7. ^ "Jennifer Barnet & Larry Rudolph. July 22, 2017. Sag Harbor, New York". Wedding Style Magazine.
  8. ^ Katsilometes, John (March 28, 2016). "Star manager Larry Rudolph's proposal turns picturesque". Las Vegas Sun.
  9. ^ Greer, Carlos (June 8, 2015). "Britney Spears' manager is recovering from heart surgery". Page Six.

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