Jerry Solomon is the name of a former America’s top sports marketing executive, who was better recognized for his association with former figure skater Nancy Kerrigan. Jerry also started hogging the limelight after his wedding with his former client Nancy.
Jerry Solomon was born in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States of America. His nickname is Jerry. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity. Discussing his parents, Jerry’s father’s name is Edward D. Solomon, who was a former chief executive of the retail chain, Shoe-Town Inc., and his mother’s name is Roberta Madison, who was a homemaker. Apart from those, he hasn’t revealed anything regarding his childhood days as well as siblings.
Now talking about Jerry’s educational qualifications, after matriculating from high schools he enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to complete his Bachelor’s Degree. Again after completing his Bachelor’s Degree, for higher study, he attended Columbia University and from there he completed his Master’s Degree in International Business in 1978.
Jerry Solomon Married Life
Talking about Jerry’s relationship status, he was a married man. Throughout his entire life, he has been married three times. Jerry has married for the first time a girl named, Sandy Hill aka Sandra Hill, who was a socialite, mountaineer, author, and a former fashion designer. She has become the 34th woman to reach the Mt. Everest Summit. Unfortunately, they couldn’t stretch their marriage life long and divorced after a year in 1978. After their divorce, they were both involved in several relationships and have married twice. Sandy has married Robert Pittman(m. 1979; div. 1997) and then Thomas Dittmer(m. 2001; div. 2011).
Being separated from Sandy, Jerry has married for the second time to Kathy Solomon, who was tournament manager in his company ProServ, and they both for the first time during their works in ProServ. After dating for few years and knowing each other very well the lover’s birds tied their knot in 1988 and exchanged their wedding vows through a private ceremony.
From their romantic marriage life, they togetherly welcomed a son named, Clayton Solomon, who was born in 1989. However, their married life didn’t go well, and ended up with a divorce in October 1993. Kathy has filed for divorce claiming that her husband was having an affair with Nancy Kerrigan, who was his current wife.
Two years later from their separation, Jerry got married for the third time to Olympic figure skating medalist and a US national champion Nancy Kerrigan on 9 September 1995 and exchanged their wedding vows in Boston, Charles Winchester. Jerry used to work as the ex-sports agent of Nancy.
From their romantic married life, they happily welcomed three children. Nancy has given birth to their first son named, Matthew Eric Solomon, who was born on 17th December 1997. A few years later on 14th April 2005, she has given birth to their second son named, Brian Solomon.
The lovers’ duo doesn’t stop yet and wanted to share their love through another child and this time they were blessed by a baby girl named, Nicole Solomon, who was born on 14th May 2008. As of now, the couple is still married and living a happy family life together, and also looked inseparable as there were no rumors of any extra-marital affairs between them.
Jerry Solomon Professional Career
Talking about Jerry’s professional career he was a former America’s top sports marketing executive and a producer. He followed his father’s footsteps and wanted to establish his own business since his childhood.
Jerry has started his career as a sports manager in the year 1980, as a director of the Volvo Grand Prix, a professional tennis circuit. After serving as the director of Volvo Grand Prix for five years, he has switched to ProServ, another famous sports management firm. He has started working as the marketer of the ProServ and then after working for some years with several athletes and sportsperson such as Nancy Kerrigan, Ivan Lendi, Shannon Miller, and Karch Kiraly, he became senior vice president of ProServ in 1990. Later, he also went on to become the marketing president of ProServ.
Rise To Prominence
Later Jerry also worked as the president of ProServ Publishing Company from 1992 to 1995. He is also the president and CEO of The Football Network (TFN) as well as of StarGames LLC. Jerry has worked as Athlete Manager, Corporate Chief Executive Officer, Events Director, and Live Event Producer Special.
Simultaneously, he has worked on producing several sports events such as BNP Paribas Showdown, Scottish Grass Court Championships, Tennis Night in America, King of the Beach Invitational, NetJets Showdown, and Queen of the Beach Invitational.
Besides his job as an executive officer, he explored the world as a filmmaker and has also produced several projects. His debut television film was a comedy-drama film named, “Ice Angel” (2000). Since then, he has operated as an executive producer in several projects such as “The Easter Egg Adventure”(2004), “Great Pair Performers on Ice” (TV Special)(2006), and “Caesar’s Tribute II: A Salute to the Ladies of the Ice” (TV Special)(2011).
However, Jerry also works as an executive producer on various TV shows such as, “Ivan Lendi: Return of a Champion”, “Colors of Winter”, “Spike”, “World of Tennis”, “Nancy Kerrigan’s World of Skating”, “Dreams ob Ice”, and “Halloween on Ice”.
Jerry Solomon Achievements
For his prolific work in the sports industry, Jerry has been cv0onsidered as one of the best in the sport management business. He was inducted into the “Personal Managers Hall of Fame” as well as the “National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame”.
Sporting News magazine acknowledges his achievements by including him in the list of Top 100 Most Powerful People in Sports. Besides Figure Skating International magazine also included him in the list of Top 25 Most Influential People in Figure Skating.[ref]thefamouspeople[/ref]
Jerry Solomon Net Worth And Salary
When it comes to celebrities people also want to know how much Jerry Solomon’s net worth was and what was his salary? As Jerry was the president of a sports organization, he has worked in several areas over the years. He has earned an enormous net worth throughout his career and he has an estimated net worth of around $9 million. But he still doesn’t consider sharing the information about his salary.
However, Jerry’s wife, Nancy has an estimated net worth of $10 million. With Jerry’s efforts, she has been able to earn around $3 million by making endorsement deals for numerous brands such as Walt Disney, Old Navi Clothing Stores, Reebok, Revlon, and Campbell’s Soup, which helped her to support her family financially.
Besides, he lives a lavish lifestyle along with his children and wife in a beautiful house in Lynnfield, Massachusetts. However, he hasn’t disclosed any information about his cars and properties yet.
Jerry Solomon Age
When it comes to celebrities and their personal affairs, no doubt, the fans are always curious to know about all the small things. In this case, people are want to know how old is Jerry Solomon? In the year 1954, he was born in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States of America, but his exact date of birth was missing on the internet. As per wiki, he is now 67 years old.
Jerry Solomon Height And Weight
As a fan, people were always so eager to know how tall Jerry Solomon was and what was his weight? He has been able to attain a height of 5 feet 8 inches which is also equivalent to 172 cm. He has also a decent bodyweight that mirrors his character and reflects on his personality. His bodyweight around 65 kg which is equivalent to 143 lbs. He was in his late-60s but still maintained his physical figure very well.
Facts On Jerry Solomon That Might Surprised You!
- Jerry Solomon’s birth name is Jerry L. Solomon.
- He has authored a book named, ‘An Insider’s Guide to Managing sporting Events’.
- Jerry has served as an adjunct professor at the “UCLA Anderson School of Management”, and at the ”University of New Hampshire”.
- His mother, Roberta originally from Malibu.
- His wife Nancy was the 1992 Olympic Bronze medalist, the 1993 US National Champion, the 1994 Olympic Silver medalist, and a two-time world medalist.
- He produced some events for his wife Nancy, such as Nancy Kerrigan & Friends, Tribute to American Skating, Halloween on Ice, One Enchanted Evening, An Evening of Country on Ice, A Holiday Celebration on Ice, Footloose on Ice, and Nancy Kerrigan Golf Classic.
- Jerry has played a key role in establishing various foundations such as, “Nancy Kerrigan Foundation”, “Karch Kiraly Scholarship Fund”, and “KidSport Foundation”.
- He has been involved so much on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.