About Arn Tellem
Arn Tellem is one of the most successful businesspeople in the world. He is also one of the richest as the total amount of Arn Tellem net worth reaches 40 million dollars, as of right now. Currently, he is serving as the vice chairman of Palace Sports & Entertainment, which is also an owner of the Detroit Pistons team. In the period of 1981-2015, Arn Tellem was working as a sports agent and as such, he has represented various baseball and basketball players. This career, thus, has also served as an important source of increasing the total estimate of Arn Tellem net worth. Another post, for which he was also known, was working as the Vice Chairman of the Wasserman Media Group.
Moreover, he is a writer and this career has also added up to the overall sum of Arn Tellem net worth. In the period of 2009-2010, Arn Tellem was writing a sports section for The Huffington Post. In addition to writing to this publication, Arn Tellem has written articles for The New York Times, The Japan Times, Sports Illustrated, and Grantland.
Arn Tellem was born in 1954 in Philadelphia. He grew up on the Main Lane and got interested in sports when he was little.
He liked to play a board baseball game. In 1976, he became a graduate of Haverford College. In 1979, Arn Tellem graduated from the University of Michigan Law School. He started his career as a lawyer in the firm called Manatt, Phelps, Rothenberg & Tunney. There, he was taught by Steve Greenberg and Alan Rothenberg. Soon, Arn Tellem became a partner and his interest spheres were commercial litigation and sports law.
Then, he became a sports agent and at first represented baseball players. In fact, in 1982, Arn Tellem became a general counsel of the San Diego Clippers, and maintained this position until 1989. In 1984, he played a huge role when the team was moved to Los Angeles. Thus, working with it has also increased the overall amount of Arn Tellem net worth.
In 1989, Arn Tellem ventured in the sports industry even more when he established his own sports firm called Tellem and Associates. Ten years later, his company was sold to SFX Entertainment and after selling it, Arn Tellem became company’s chief executive. In 2006, he got the position of the President of WMG Management. It was a part of a deal, which involved Wasserman Media Group acquiring his NBA and MLB player representation practices. Arn Tellem brought with him a huge client base of baseball and basketball stars, such as Pau Gasol, Mike Mussina, Tracy McGrady, Jermaine O’Neal and some others.
He is an agent with the National Basketball Players Association and the Major League Baseball Players Association. Moreover, he belongs to the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association. At one point, Arn Tellem worked as an adjunct professor of law at the University of Southern California School of Law. Furthermore, he is a member of the board of directors of Seeds of Peace and Peace Players International.