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Edward Wesley Harbert Wiki Biography
Edward W. Harbert III was born on 15 June 1955, in New York City, USA, and is a broadcasting and television executive, best known to be the former Chairman of NBC Broadcasting. He is currently the CEO and President of the Comcast Entertainment Group., but all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Ted Harbert? As of mid-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $40 million, mostly earned through success as an executive. He is also the Chairman of ABC Entertainment, and is associated with the creation of numerous hit programs on all of his networks. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Ted Harbert Net Worth $40 million
Ted grew up very interested in television, and aspired to a career in the industry. He discovered that there were jobs that selected shows and how they were scheduled, leading him to want to have that type of career. He attended Boston University, and started broadcasting work at the college radio station WTBU, and also worked with Howard Stern, and would graduate with a degree in Broadcasting and Film as magna cum laude.
Harbert then moved to New York and started working for the ABC. In 1981, he moved to Los Angeles, continuing to work for ABC for the next two decades. He rose to become a feature film coordinator, and eventually the president of ABC Entertainment. He was associated with numerous shows such as “The Wonder Years”, “The Practice” and “NYPD Blue”, during a period when ABC was at the top in primetime programs in the mid-‘90s. He also worked as a producer for Dreamworks TV until 1999, when he was named president of NBC Studios, overseeing their programming.
Five years later, he became the president of the E! Networks. In 2006, he was then promoted to become the CEO and president of Comcast Entertainment Group. As the CEO he oversaw E!, G4, Style Network, Comcast Entertainment Productions, and Comcast International Media Group. His net worth increased to a very high amount, and he extended his contract with Comcast in 2010. E! has been very successful under his command achieving six straight years of record ratings.
In 2011, Comcast acquired NBC Universal, and since then Ted has been responsible for NBC Advertising Sales. He also oversees their television stations, network research, special events, domestic television distribution, and much more. He has also handled NBC Late Night since 2013.
Aside from his work as an executive, he is frequently referenced on the “Howard Stern Show”. He has also appeared in an episode of “Curb Your Enthusiasm”.
For his personal life, it is known that Ted married former human resources executive Lisa Medrano in 2011. He also had a previous marriage and two children from that marriage, as well as a four year relationship with comedian Chelsea Handler. Ted serves on the boards of the Friends of the Saban Free Clinic, Hollywood Radio and Television Society, Paley Center for Media, Urban Arts Partnership, and many more.
|Date Of Birth
|June 15, 1955
|Place Of Birth
|New York City, New York, USA
|Edward W. Harbert II, Marna Harbert
|Broke up with Chelsea Handler (March 8, 2010).
|Comcast Entertainment Group president and CEO.
|Former ABC and NBC Studios executive.
|TV Short executive producer
|It's Like, You Know...
|TV Series executive producer - 16 episodes
|Curb Your Enthusiasm
|The Story Behind: Home Improvement
|TV Movie documentary
|E! Live from the Red Carpet
|TV Series documentary
|E! True Hollywood Story
|TV Series documentary
|Himself - Producer
|Publicists Guild of America