Deservedly, the majority of the credit for films are given to the actors and actresses in it, but an important part of the film making process is the production team, which at the top of it, is the producer. With the exception of larger than life projects where the producer is a part of the identity of the project, such as the MCU movies produced by Kevin Feige, producers rarely get the mentions their actor peers get, and Hollywood is full of notable producers, one of them being Jeff Jampol.
Jeff Jampol, one of the recognized names in Hollywood film production is not just a film producer, he is also a music manager, an engineer, a radio DJ, an entrepreneur, and a music band promoter. The diversity in his professional life is what has made him one of the influential men in Hollywood.
You will learn all about the life and the career of Jeff Jampol below.
Jeff Jampol Biography
Although it is an industry where fame comes with the job, not many people in it want it and Jeff Jampol might very well be satisfied with the modest popularity he has as a personality in the American entertainment industry. He does, however, wield a considerable amount of influence as a member of the music industry.
His life journey began on the 16th of September 1959 when he was born in Los Angeles, California to Richard Jampol, his father and his mother, whose identity is unknown. Other than the fact his father was an architect and he has a solitary sibling, a brother, there is very little information regarding the childhood years of Jeff Jampol.
His academic journey began at The School of Hard Knocks before he proceeded to Sonoma State University where he earned a degree in Media Studies.
His beginnings in the entertainment industry are unknown but so far, he has been able to establish his own management agency, Jampol Artist Management Agency. Although the balance of his professional career tilts heavily towards the music industry, Jeff Jampol has produced several films, most of which are documentaries about one of his music acts – The Doors. Some of them are The Doors: R-Evolution, The Doors: When You’re Strange and the series, American Masters.
His extensive experience in the music industry also includes serving as a consultant for the financial estate of major music acts like Michael Jackson, Janis Joplin, Otis Redding, The Doors. His work as a producer has earned him a Grammy win, for Best Long Form Music Video, which he won for The Doors: When You’re Strange. He also has a nomination from the Primetime Emmys for Outstanding Nonfiction Series which was for American Masters.
As someone who has served in the music industry for several years with a ton of experience to his name, he has been given a chance to share some of the experience with students at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he works as an adjunct professor. He started working in the position in January 1997 and has maintained the position till date.
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What is His Net Worth?
Ask any financial manager and he will tell you about the importance of diversifying your streams of income. While a very limited number of people are able to achieve this, Jeff Jampol has been able to achieve it to a very successful degree. As a film producer, music manager and consultant for the financial estate of some of the biggest names in the American music industry, including Michael Jackson, he has been able to accrue a net worth of $18.5 million.
If Married, Who are The Wife and Children?
When it comes to his personal life, there is a contradiction in the amount of information available compared to his professional career. While we know he is a married man, we do not have the name of his wife. We also know that the marriage has produced two children, a son and a daughter but the names of the children are unknown either.
He has been the subject of rumoured infidelity but nothing has been confirmed publicly. He is living with his family in Los Angeles, California.
How Tall is He?
Jeff Jampol is quite recognizable in a crowd due to his height which is 6 feet 2 inches, accompanied with a bodyweight of 79kg. He also has light brown short hair and brown eyes which are aided by glasses.