Michael Ohoven

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Michael Ohoven
Michael Ohoven 2014.jpg
Michael Ohoven, Beverly Hills, California on March 16, 2013
Born Michael Ohoven
(1974-08-30) 30 August 1974 (age 42)
Düsseldorf, Germany
Occupation producer
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Joyce Giraud (m. 2009)
Children 2
Family Mario Ohoven (father)
Ute-Henriette Ohoven (mother)
Chiara Ohoven (sister)

Michael Ohoven (born 30 August 1974) is a German film producer and the founder and CEO of Infinity Media.

He is the son of German Investment Banker Mario Ohoven and UNESCO Ambassador Ute-Henriette Ohoven.[1] He is married to Puerto Rican model, actress, and former Real Housewife of Beverly Hills Joyce Giraud.[2]

Life and career[edit]

Michael Ohoven learned financing and institutional investment at Commerzbank and at his family's investment bank. While studying economics and business administration at University of Cologne, Ohoven joined the International Corporate Affairs division of RTL Television, one of Europe's largest private broadcaster.[3]

After two and a half years, Ohoven left the company to form Infinity Media in 2000. Under his leadership, the company quickly established strong working relationships with major studios, talent representatives, and financial institutions. Amongst numerous international nominations and awards, his films have already been honored with five Academy Award nominations and one win. Michael Ohoven is one of the youngest ever Oscar-nominated producers, and in 2006, The Hollywood Reporter named him one of Hollywood's "Most Prolific Producers."[4]

Michael Ohoven follows his family's tradition of business leadership and charitable endeavors. His companies provide contributions to charitable organizations, and he holds multiple positions with several of them, including CEO of the Foundation for UNESCO-Education for Children in Need and President of Hope for Children in Need.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role
2015 Hell's Kitchen Dining Room Guest; Episode: "18 Chefs Compete"
2013 Siberia Executive Producer
2013 Pawn Shop Chronicles Executive Producer
2012 Shadow People Producer
2011 Texas Killing Fields Executive Producer
2010 Operation: Endgame Producer
2009 Push Executive Producer
2007 Pride Producer
2006 Bug Executive Producer
2006 The Woods Executive Producer
2005 Just Friends Producer
2005 Capote Producer
2005 The Cave Producer
2005 Undiscovered Producer
2005 The Devil's Rejects Producer
2004 The Final Cut Executive Producer
2004 Saved! Producer
2003 The Snow Walker Executive Producer
2003 The Human Stain Executive Producer
2003 Confidence Producer
2003 Quicksand Executive Producer
2002 Evelyn Producer
2002 Dead Heat Producer
2002 Liberty Stands Still Executive Producer
2001 Frailty Co-Producer
2001 According to Spencer Producer

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0645164/
  2. ^ Joyce Giraud
  3. ^ http://www.infinitymediainc.com/
  4. ^ http://www.firmenpresse.de/pressinfo26036.html
  5. ^ http://infinitymediainc.com/