Jeffrey Katzenberg was chairman of Walt Disney Studios from 1984 to 1994. After leaving Disney, he was a co-founder and CEO of DreamWorks Animation. He has since founded a new media and technology company called WndrCo. He is a supporter of Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren and Barack Obama.
About Jeffrey Katzenberg in brief
Jeffrey Katzenberg was chairman of Walt Disney Studios from 1984 to 1994. He oversaw the production of such animated franchises as Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, Monsters vs. Aliens and How to Train Your Dragon. After leaving Disney, he was a co-founder and CEO of DreamWorks Animation. He has since founded a new media and technology company called WndrCo and is the founder of Quibi, a short-form mobile video platform. He is a supporter of Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren and Barack Obama. He was called \”one of Hollywood’s premier political kingmakers and one of the Democratic Party’s top national fundraisers. He is the son of Anne, an artist, and Walter, a stockbroker. He attended the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, graduating in 1969. He volunteered to work on John Lindsay’s successful New York mayoral campaign. He quickly received the nickname ‘Squirt’ and attended as many meetings as he could. He began his career as an assistant to producer David Picker, then in 1974 he became assistant to Barry Diller, the chairman of Paramount Pictures. He continued to work his way up and became president of production under Paramount’s president, Michael Eisner. He also oversaw Touchstone Television, which produced such hit TV series as The Golden Girls and Home Improvement. In 1994, he co-founded DreamWorks SKG with Steven Spielberg and David Geffen, with primary responsibility for taking responsibility for the company’s animation operations.
He launched a lawsuit against Disney to recover money he felt he was owed and settled out of court for an estimated 250 million USD. He currently lives in New York City with his wife and two children. He lives with his family in the Upper East Side, New York, New Jersey, and Los Angeles, California, and has a daughter and a son who live in Washington, D.C. The couple have two young sons and a daughter who live with their mother in Los Angeles and a step-son in San Diego, California. They have a daughter, a son, a daughter-in-law, and two step-children who are both in their late 20s and early 30s and have a son and daughter who are in their mid-30s and a granddaughter who lives with their parents in New Jersey. The father and daughter live in the Los Angeles area and have two children who are also in their early 20s. The mother and son live in Los Angles, California and have three children of their own, a boy, a girl, and a boy. In the late 1990s, the family moved to Los Angeles. In 2000, the couple moved to San Diego and started a new life with their daughter, daughter, and another son. The family lives in the San Diego suburb of Brentwood. In 2002, they moved to a new home in Brentwood and have four children.