- 1 Who is Jerry Solomon?
- 2 Early Life, Family, and Education
- 3 Career Beginnings
- 4 Rise to Prominence
- 5 Latest Endeavors
- 6 Jerry Solomon Awards and Honors
- 7 Do You Know How Rich Jerry Solomon Is?
- 8 Do You Know About Jerry Solomon’s Personal Life, Affair, Marriage, Children?
- 9 Jerry Solomon Wife, Nancy Kerrigan
- 10 Is Jerry Solomon on Social Media?
Who is Jerry Solomon?
Jerry Solomon is a famed sports manager, and film producer, probably best known to the world as manager of the successful figure skater Nancy Kerrigan. His birth year is 1954, but the date and place remain unknown to the media. He is a US citizen.
Early Life, Family, and Education
Jerry is the son of Edward D. Solomon and Roberta Madison; his father Edward was the CEO of Shoe Town Inc, introducing Jerry to business from an early age. Following his high school matriculation, he enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles and later acquired a Master’s degree in International Business from Columbia University.
Jerry’s career as a sports manager started in the early ‘80s, when he was appointed a director of the Volvo Grand Prix, a professional tennis circuit. He remained in the position for the next five years, when he switched to ProServ. Gradually, his position at ProServ improved as he was becoming attuned to his work, collaborating with several prominent athletes and sportsmen, which resulted in him being appointed as the marketing president of ProServ.
Rise to Prominence
As his name was becoming more well-known and popular, he would attract some of the biggest names from a variety of sports; however, it was when he met Nancy Kerrigan and got her under his wing, that he became a world-renowned sports manager. The two have worked together to bring $3 million contract signings, which not only benefited Nancy but also Jerry. From this professional relationship, love developed and the two married each other. However, let’s get back to Jerry’s career. He later became the manager of such sportsmen as Ivan Lendl, Shannon Miller, and Karch Kiraly.
Jerry is now the CEO and president of Stargames LLC, and has worked on producing a number of sporting events, such as King of the Beach Invitational, BNP Paribas Showdown, Scottish Grass Court Championships, Tennis Night in America, NetJets Showdown, and Queen of the Beach Invitational, among others.
Jerry has also explored the world of filmmaking, and has produced several projects; his debut was the television film “Ice Angel” in 2000, a comedy-drama directed by George Erschbamer, and starring Nicholle Tom, Tara Lipinski, and his wife Nancy Kerrigan. Since then he has worked on several other projects, including “The Easter Egg Adventure” in 2004, “Great Pair Performance on Ice” (2006), and most recently “Caesar’s Tribute III: A Salute to the Ladies of the Ice”, a TV special released in 2011.
Jerry Solomon Awards and Honors
Thanks to his achievements, Jerry has received a number of recognition and awards; he has been inducted into the Personal Managers Hall of Fame, and the National Jewish Sports Hall Of Fame. Furthermore, he has been included in the ‘Top 100 Most Powerful People in Sports’ list, conducted by Sporting News Magazine, and Figure Skating International included him in the list of ‘Top 25 Most Influential People in Figure Skating.
Do You Know How Rich Jerry Solomon Is?
Jerry is one of the most prominent sports managers and agents, and since he launched his career has earned a decent amount of money. So, have you ever wondered how rich Jerry Solomon is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Solomon’s net worth is as high as $10 million. Pretty decent don’t you think?
Do You Know About Jerry Solomon’s Personal Life, Affair, Marriage, Children?
Jerry has been married to Nancy Kerrigan since 1995; he was first her agent before the two developed romantic feelings towards each other. They have welcomed three children, Matthew, Brian, and Nicole.
Before Nancy, Jerry had been married to Kathy, a colleague in ProServ, but they divorced in 1993. They have one child together.
Jerry Solomon Wife, Nancy Kerrigan
Now that we have covered all the major details about Jerry Solomon, let’s share some information about his successful wife Nancy.
Born Nancy Ann Kerrigan on the 13th October 1969, in Stoneham, Massachusetts USA, the daughter of welder Daniel Kerrigan and homemaker Brenda, of English, Irish and German ancestry; she has two older brothers, Michael and Mark. She is a retired figure skater and actress, having started ice skating at an early age. She came to prominence in the early ‘90s, winning bronze medals at the 1991 World Championships and the 1992 Winter Olympics, and silver medals at the 1992 World Championships and the 1994 Winter Olympics. In 1994, Nancy was the victim of an incident when the ex-husband of her rival Tonya Harding attacked her with a police baton; luckily she recovered in time for the Winter Olympics. Following the end of her competitive career, Nancy performed with artistic troupes such as Champions on Ice and Broadway on Ice.
Is Jerry Solomon on Social Media?
Jerry isn’t much of a fan of social media platforms, however, he can be found on Twitter, on which he has just over 1,000 followers. He has used Twitter to promote his newest career endeavors, including the new sporting event, 2018 Stowe Mountain Lodge Classic. So, if you aren’t already following this prominent sports agent and producer, then this is a great opportunity for you.