James Dolan bio: wife, net worth, kids, career

James Dolan bio: wife, net worth, kids, career

James Dolan is a renowned businessman from the United States of America. He is the executive chairman of the Madison Square Garden Company and MSG Networks.

James Dolan career

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Dolan supervises the day to day activities undertaken by various sports teams like New York Rangers, New York Liberty, and New York Knicks. Beforehand, he was the chief executive officer of Cablevision. What do you know about his net worth, wife, and kids?

James Dolan profile summary

  • Full name: James Lawrence Dolan
  • Nickname: James Dolan
  • Date of birth: 11th May 1955
  • Place of birth: Massapequa, New York, U.S.A
  • Age: 64 years
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Nationality: American
  • James Dolan height: 1. 78 meters
  • Weight: 82 kg
  • Marital status: Married
  • Profession: Businessman, singer
  • Net worth: $2 million

Biography

James Dolan was born on 11th May 1955 as James Lawrence Dolan in Massapequa New York City in the United States of America. His father’s and mother’s names are Charles Dolan and Helen Ann respectively.

Who owns the Madison Square Garden? Charles Dolan is the founder and owner of the company. James Dolan's family is a wealthy one, thanks to being in business for a long time.

James attended Cold Sprinbg Harbor Jr. High School and after his graduation, he enrolled at the State University of New York at New Paltz.

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James Dolan wife

Dolan’s second wife goes by the name Kristin Reynolds. The two met when Kristin was an intern in Cablevision. Kristin gradually rose through the ranks, and during the time of their marriage, she was serving as the vice president of the company.

The couple tied the knot in 2002 in a private ceremony that took place at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago in Florida U.S.A.

James Dolan kids

James has four sons from his first marriage and two from the second one. He has never disclosed any information on their whereabouts, ages, or names.

James Dolan career

Initially, James Dolan worked in Cablevision where he served under different capacities before he was sent by his father to Cleveland to launch a sports radio station. In 1995, he was appointed to serve as the chief executive officer of Cablevision. While in this position, he was firmly against his father's idea of a satellite service called Voom which was eventually shut down.

While in business, he failed terribly at some point bringing the company to a loss of roughly $250 million. The damage took place when the chain of Clearview Cinemas experienced a terrible failure. In 1994, the Madison Square Garden properties were sold out to Cablevision and ITT Corporation, thus making his company gain 50% shares in it.

After three years, Cablevision Company became the sole owner of Madison Square, and by 1999, he took charge of managing all the sports properties of Cablevision.

Even though he is not the owner of Knicks, he is responsible for the following sports teams:

  • New York Knicks of National Basketball Association
  • New York Ranger of National Hockey League
  • New York Liberty of Women’s National Basketball Association
  • Hartford Wolf Pack of American Hockey League

He also serves in the management of MSG plus and MSG Network, a regional sports network. Dolan is the governor of New York Knicks and New York Rangers.

Before switching to work in his father’s company, he had initially pursued a career in music. He was so passionate about it that he converted his own small house into a music studio. He is an artist for the Blue-Rocks Band JD and The Straight Shot.

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Here are some of the songs from James Dolan band:

  • Better Find a Church
  • Take It Slow
  • Under That Hood
  • I know You Know, I Know
  • Glide
  • I Should’ve Known
  • Anything but Love
  • Violet’s Song
  • Run for me
  • Shambala
  • Perdition
  • Ballyhoo
  • Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • The Great Divide

Net worth

James Dolan net worth 2020 has been accumulated from his long career in the inter-parental industry which has been in operation for close to four decades. He has an estimated net worth of around $2 million.

Latest updates

During one of the Knicks’ matches, there arose a confrontation between James Dolan and Spike Lee. James Dolan, Knicks governor forbid Spike from accessing the gardens through the employee’s entrance. Even though Spike claimed that he had been using the same entrance for more than two decades, Dolan said that he was supposed to use the general or VIP entrances.

James Dolans stand out as one of the most successful businessmen in the filmography entertainment industry. He is a great inspiration too many who want to join the sector.

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