Byron Allen Overview
Byron Allen Folks, simply known as Byron Allen, is an entrepreneur, comedian, producer, and the founder and owner of Allen Media Group, an American entertainment studio based in Los Angeles. Besides being the owner, he also serves as the CEO as well as the chairman of the company.
His interest in showbusiness was sparked at an early age due to his mother’s job as a publicist. At the age of 14, he made a stand-up comedy set that he performed in comedy clubs in the evening whenever they had their amateur nights. He did most of his work in Los Angeles. He was asked to join the writing team on late-night television.
How old is Byron Allen?
Byron Allen turns 58 years old this 2020. He was born on April 22, 1961, in Detroit, Michigan but he was raised in Los Angeles, California.
How tall is Byron Allen?
Byron Allen is 1.75 meters, 5ft9in tall.
What ethnicity is Byron Allen?
Byron Allen is African-American.
What nationality is Byron Allen?
Byron Allen is American.
How much does Byron Allen weigh?
He reportedly weighs 78 kgs or 172lbs.
What is Byron Allen’s net worth?
Reports claim that Byron Allen’s net worth is $450 million.
What is Byron Allen most famous for?
Byron Allen is most famous for his business skills. He partnered with the Sinclair Broadcaster Group to be able to acquire Fox, specifically the sports network. This was not part of the Disney acquisition as they had a contract preventing this from happening; thus, Allen’s acquisition.
Byron’s show was also picked up by the network after they saw its potential. So, in 1992, his show Kickin’ It with Byron Allen premiered and ran for a long time. It is considered to be one of the longest-running shows on television in the United States.
Is Byron Allen married or single?
Byron Allen is happily married.
Who is Byron Allen’s spouse?
Byron Allen married Jennifer Lucas in Bel Air in 2007.
Does Byron Allen have any children?
Allen and Lucas have three children together. They have one son who was born in 2012 and two daughters who were born in 2008 and in 2010.