Sam Gores Net Worth $50 Million
American talent agent Sam Gores is the Chairman of Paradigm Talent Agency with the estimated net worth of $50 million. At 14, he and his family moved to Flint, Michigan. He worked as a butcher when he was 16. In age 18, he was working as a grocer. Gores shortly recognized that his true passion is acting on stage. He went to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and shortly after he performed in Annie Get Your Gun and Inherit the Wind. Yet, he instantly recognized that, even though he liked performing, he found it more fascinating to work behind the scenes. During the following seven years, Sam Gores worked for three distinct agencies. In 1986, he opened his first bureau, the SGA Representation Inc. which got The Jack Fields Agency and changed its name to Gores/Fields. It later became a strong bureau known as Paradigm. Among its customers contain Julie Bowen, Adrien Brody, Fergie, Chris Cooper, Laurence Fishburne, Neil Patrick Harris, Andy Garcia, Mark Harmon, Aerosmith, Coldplay, The Black Eyed Peas, and The Fray to identify a couple of his successful artists. Described by his customers as “the most unrepresentative representative in the company,” he was honored by The Black Eyed Peas using the Peapod Leadership Award as they consider him as a “mentor and inspiration in their livelihood.” Adrien was also rated #8 on the listing of Top Ten Hollywood Agents by Askmen.com.