Strauss Zelnick is an American investor. He is the founder of the private equity firm Zelnick Media Capital and the president and CEO of Take-Two Interactive. Strauss Zelnick net worth is under review.
Zelnick was born on June 26, 1957, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. He received BA degree from Wesleyan University, then MBA from Harvard Business School and JD from Harvard Law School.
Regarding his career, he worked first at Vestron Inc. as the company’s President and COO. He also served as Vice President of International Television Sales at Columbia Pictures. He then spent four years as President and COO of the 20th Century Fox, where he was responsible to manage all aspect of Fox. Inc’s picture production and distribution.
After that, Zelnick worked as a President and CEO of Crystal Dynamics and then joined BMG Entertainment. At one point BMG Entertainment was one of the world’s largest music and entertainment companies with more than 200 record labels and operation in 54 countries.
Zelnick is now the CEO and managing partner of Zelnick Media Capital. He founded the company in 2001 with a starting capital of $300,000. He is responsible for originating, structuring and monitoring investments,
Currently, he also serves as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Take Two Interactive Software. Take-Two Interactive is a video game company who is responsible for producing some of the big video games like BioShock, Grand Theft Auto, NBA2K, Red Deed and many more.
Prior to that, Zelnick was on the boards of Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, L.L.C., Alloy L.L.C. and Naylor L.L.C. He also served as Chairman and CEO of Columbia Music Entertainment, Chairman of ITN Networks, Chairman of Direct Holdings Worldwide and OTX.
Strauss Zelnick Net Worth
His exact net worth is not available. But what we know is that he owns 3.15 million Take-two shares which is equal to $420.46 million this time.