Who is Michael Ovitz?
Michael Ovitz is a former talent agent and founder of Creative Artists Agency. He was born on December 14, 1946. He is married to Judy Reich, although he is reportedly also engaged to Tamara Mellon. He has 3 children: Eric Ovitz, Chris Ovitz, and Kimberly Ovitz.
Creative Artists Agency
Creative Artists Agency LLC (CAA) is an American talent and sports agency. It was founded in 1975 by Ovitz and is based in Los Angeles, California
Famous clients are Coca-Cola and Sony (for marketing campaigns) and Hollywood studios, such as Columbia/TriStar and MCA.
In 1995 Ovitz left CAA, to become President of Walt Disney. He left in 1997 with a severance package of $138 million.
He is now active as an investor and philanthropist.
His son Chris Ovitz, is co-founder of the video-sharing app Viddy. His daughter Kimberly Ovitz is an American fashion designer.
His net worth is estimated between $600 and $800 million. He is an avid art collector, with works by Pablo Picasso, and Willem de Kooning,