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Johnny Wright Wiki Biography
Johnny Wright was born on 17 August 1960, in Hyannis, Massachusetts USA, and is president of the Wright Entertainment Group and music manager. He is also a film producer.
So just how rich is Johnny Wright as of mid-2017? Authoritative sources report that Wright’s net worth is as high as $15 million, accumulated from his over two decades-long career in the music industry. Being an influential music manager, he has also appeared in plenty celebrity documentaries.
Johnny Wright Net Worth $15 million
Prior to his career as a music manager, Wright became the DJ for a local radio station when he was 19 years old. Throughout the ‘90s and in the early 2000s, Johnny became the manager of several bands and solo artists, including some of the biggest names in the music industry, the most recognized being NSYNC, the Jonas Brothers, Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears. In 2001, he was the executive producer of ‘”Britney Spears Live From Las Vegas” which received mostly positive critical reviews. In 2003, Johnny appeared in ‘’Fame’’, an NBC talent and reality show focused on finding the next big music prodigy, hosted by one of Wright’s previous clients, in the position of judge alongside Carnie Wilson and JoJo Wright. Shortly after that, he teamed up with producer Louis J. Pearlman and created the band Backstreet Boys, then in the following year, he joined singer Sean ‘’Diddy’’ Combs for the third season of ‘’Making the Band’’ and went on to become the manager of the winning band, Danity Kane. During that time, he was the manager of another band, Menudo as well, and introduced his new clients, the Jonas Brothers, who would later on achieve notable success in the music industry with his help. He was a producer of ‘’Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience’’, which grossed over $12 million during the opening weekend. His net worth was growing!
Throughout the mid- and late-2000s he produced documentaries and television shows for his other clients as well. The most acknowledged shows include ‘”House of Carters” and ‘”Gifted”. Wright went on to become the manager of Aubrey O’Day, American singer-songwriter and the star of an upcoming reality ‘’All about Aubrey’’ in which he appeared as well. In 2011, Johnny returned to reality shows when he teamed up with the Cambio music website to create ‘”On the Spot Johnny Wright’s Quest to Form the Next Supergroup”, which followed the search for another big time music sensation – participants would send a video submission to Johnny and he would connect them with a potential audience, with the winner getting a change to join Wight’s “Boot Camp” where they would get to practice on their vocals, choreography and media training. In 2012, Johnny was starred in another singing competition webseries – ‘’Take the Stage’’ – with widely recognized music industry stars appearing, with the reward for the winner being a contract with Wright Entertainment Group and YOBI.tv. As of more recent past, Johnny became the manager of Aubrey O’Day’s duo, Dumblonde. His influence in the music industry earned him a 83rd spot on Billboard’s Power 100.
In conclusion, being the manager of some of the most recognized celebrities, Wright has made a name for himself. Having founded Wright Entertainment group, he recruited singers such as Justin Timberlake and Akon and became a household name.
In his personal life, Johnny has been married to Erika Shwarz since 2001.
|Net Worth||$15 Million|
|Date Of Birth||August 17, 1960|
|Place Of Birth||Hyannis, Massachusetts, United States|
|Profession||American music manager|
|Spouse||Erika Rachael Schwarz|
|1||Johnny Wright began his musical career in 1979 with 19 years as a DJ at a radio station in Massachusetts. Nearly ten years later, in 1988 began doing business with Maurice Starr, who founded and managed teen sensation group New Kids on the Block. Soon after, the New Kids took a sabbatical, so Johnny decided to open a dance club called Snap. Then he moved to Orlando, Florida, where he still lives.|
|2||In 1993, he partnered with producer Louis J. Pearlman and two years later created the group Backstreet Boys. In 1996, he heard and contracted a teenager group called *NSYNC. Johnny Wright, could afford to be Wright International Records and Entertainment (WIRE), an independent discography.|
|3||In 2003, served as a judge on the NBC reality show, Fame (2003), hosted by one of his former clients, Joey Fatone of the group *NSYNC. In 2005, Sean Combs decided to form a new group of girls in MTV Making the Band 3 (2005) and asked Johnny to help him find the perfect combination of beauty and talent to form "Danity Kane". In 2006, his company Wright Entertainment Group (WEG) introduced The Jonas Brothers; and in 2007 to Mark & James, Katelyn Tarver, Jon O'Shaughnessy and Sullee. Another of his creations was the television program Making Menudo (2007), which aired in late 2007.|
|4||Johnny Wright has been musical manager of New Kids on the Block, Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Stevie Brock, Ciara, The Jonas Brothers, Jessie James Decker, Jon O'Shaughnessy, Katelyn Tarver, Malese Jow, Mark & James, Menudo, Sullee and Midwest City, among others.|
|Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids||2016||Documentary executive producer|
|StarMaker||2009||TV Series co-producer - 7 episodes|
|Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience||2009||Documentary producer|
|Gifted||2007||TV Series executive producer|
|House of Carters||2006||TV Series executive producer - 8 episodes|
|NSYNC'S Challenge for the Children||2004||Video executive producer|
|Justin Timberlake: Down Home in Memphis - One Night Only||2003||TV Movie producer|
|Britney Spears Live from Las Vegas||2001||TV Special documentary executive producer|
|On the Line||2001||executive producer|
|StarMaker||TV Series consultant - 1 episode, 2009 manager - 1 episode, 2009|
|Britney Spears Live from Las Vegas||2001||TV Special documentary manager: Dream Within a Dream tour personnel / manager: Wright Entertainment Group / show producer: Dream Within a Dream tour personnel|
|Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveShow||2007||TV Movie manager|
|Take the Stage||2012||TV Series||Himself|
|Mrs. Eastwood & Company||2012||TV Series||Himself - Band Manager|
|All About Aubrey||2011||TV Series||Himself - Aubrey's Manager|
|On The Spot: Johnny Wright's Quest for the Next Supergroup||2011||TV Series||Himself|
|Making the Band 3||2005||TV Series||Himself / Talent Manager|
|Fame||2003||TV Series||Himself / judge (season 1)|
|Mrs. Eastwood & Company||2012||TV Series||Himself - Band Manager|