Troy Carter is a well-known music manager from America who is best known to be the founder, CEO, and Chairman of the company called ‘Atom Factory’. His company is a television and film production company and also provides talent management. He started his career by working in various companies like Bad Boy Records and Overbrook Entertainment. In 2007, he became the founder of Coalition Media Group. Let’s find out more about how much is Troy Carter’s net worth in 2018.
Troy Carter Early Life
Troy Carter was born on November 14, 1972, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to his mother Gilda Carter. He grew up in West Philadelphia. His parents divorced when he was two years old.
He attended many schools including Huey Elementary School, Sayre Middle School, and West Philadelphia High School. At 17, he dropped out of high school to pursue a career in the music world.
When he was seven years old, his father was sentenced to 12 years in prison on charges of murder.
Troy Carter has been married to his wife Rebecca Carter. The couple has five children together. In 2012, they raised millions of dollars in the presidential campaign of Barack Obama.
Troy Carter Career, Awards & Achievement
After dropping out from high school, Troy Carter was signed to William Records by James Lassiter and Will Smith. In there he was a member of the group ‘2 Too Many’. After the group was disbanded he used to work as a personal assistant for James Lassiter and also worked for DJ Jazzy Jeff.
He was hired in Bad Boy Records by Sean Combs. Following that, he moved to Los Angeles and started working with Lassiter again.
In 1999, Carter became the manager of artist Eve. He also started to manage other artists like Floetry and Nelly. In the same year, he became the co-founder of ‘Erving Wonder’ a talent management company along with Jay Erving. They later sold the company to ‘Sanctuary’, which is a British firm.He later started to manage Lady Gaga (who was unknown at that time).
In 2007, he became the founder of ‘Coalition Media Group’. In 2010, he founded ‘Atom Factory’. A year later, Troy Carter became the co-founder of the startup ‘The Backplane’. In 2012, he created the branding agency and product development company called ‘A \ IDEA’. He has also founded AF Square which is a technology consultancy and angel fund which has invested in various startups like Fab, Dropbox, Warby Parker, Uber, and Spotify.
Troy Carter has also managed other artists like John Legend, Priyanka Chopra, Meghan Trainor, Mindless Behavior, The Ceremonies, and Greyson Chance.
Awards & Achievements
In 2011, Troy Carter was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards in the category of Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special. In 2012, he became a member of The Aspen Institute’s ‘Henry Crown Fellows’.
Net Worth of Troy Carter
Troy Carter has an estimated net worth of more than $60 million. He made this fortune by venturing into several businesses. He has also managed various top names from the entertainment industry. He is also on the board of advisers of the website ‘State’.
Troy Carter is considered one of the most popular music managers in the world. He has managed many celebrities ranging from singers to actors. He found considerable success by creating his own company Coalition Media Group and Atom Factory. He has also appeared on the reality television show called ‘Shark Tank’ in 2015. He has worked with Lady Gaga who was “a nobody” at that time. As a social and digital entrepreneur, Troy Carter has become popular in the entertainment industry.