Larry Solov

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Larry Solov
Solov speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference
Laurence Gregory Solov

(1968-05-20) May 20, 1968 (age 55)[1]
Alma materStanford University (BA)
University of California, Los Angeles (JD)
Occupation(s)Attorney; CEO of Breitbart News

Laurence Gregory Solov (born May 20, 1968) is an American attorney best known as the co-founder and CEO of Breitbart News.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Solov was born to a Jewish family[3] in Los Angeles, the son of Joanne (née Skolnick), a social worker, and attorney Lessing Solov. His grandfather Charles Solov was born in the Russian Empire and emigrated to the United States in the early 20th century. He has a younger sister, Rachel. He graduated from Stanford University in 1990 with a degree in religious studies,[4] followed by a J.D. degree from UCLA in 1994.[2]


Solov became CEO, main owner, and president of Breitbart News after the death of Andrew Breitbart in 2012.[4] Solov was Breitbart's childhood friend,[5] and served as general counsel for the company from 2007.[6]


  1. ^ California Birth Index
  2. ^ a b Ng, David. "Inside Breitbart's Westside L.A. headquarters, they've got plans for global expansion". Los Angeles Times.
  3. ^ Green, Joshua (October 27, 2017). "How 'Bad Guys' Planned Victory". The Jewish Chronicle.
  4. ^ a b Bond, Paul (19 March 2012). "Breitbart News Names Executives Who Will Run Company in Wake of Founder's Death". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 29, 2017.
  5. ^ "Ex-Katten Partner Helms Growing Breitbart Media Juggernaut". The American Lawyer. Retrieved 2017-01-29.
  6. ^ "Participant Biographies". U.S. Department of Justice. U.S. Department of Justice. Retrieved 30 July 2019.

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