Troy Carter is a well-known American music manager who is best known as the creator, CEO, and Chairman of the firm ‘Atom Factory.’ His organization is a television and film production company that also manages talent. He began his career by working for organizations such as Bad Boy Records and Overbrook Entertainment. Coalition Media Group was founded by him in 2007.
|Celebrated Name:||Troy Carter|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Troy Carter|
|Age:||51 years old|
|Birth Date:||14 November 1972|
|Birth Place:||West Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Rebecca Carter|
|Children:||Yes (5 Children)|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$70 million|
Troy Carter Biography
Troy Carter was born to his mother, Gilda Carter, on November 14, 1972, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was raised in West Philadelphia. When he was two years old, his parents split.
He attended many schools, including Huey Elementary, Sayre Middle, and West Philadelphia High. He dropped out of high school at the age of 17 to pursue a career in music. His father was condemned to 12 years in jail for murder when he was seven years old.
Troy Carter’s Age, Height, Weight
Troy Carter was born on November 14, 1972, He is 51 years old as of 2023. His height is 1.84 meters and his weight is 65 kg.
Troy Carter was signed to William Records by James Lassiter and Will Smith after dropping out of high school. He was a member of the group ‘2 Too Many’ there. He used to serve as a personal assistant for James Lassiter and DJ Jazzy Jeff after the group split.
Sean Combs employed him at Bad Boy Records. Following that, he relocated to Los Angeles and resumed his collaboration with Lassiter.
Carter took over as Eve’s manager in 1999. He also began to handle other singers such as Floetry and Nelly. In the same year, he and Jay Erving co-founded ‘Erving Wonder,’ a talent management organization. They eventually sold the business to a British company called ‘Sanctuary.’ He then began managing Lady Gaga (who was unknown at that time).
In 2007, he established the ‘Coalition Media Group.’ He established ‘Atom Factory’ in 2010. Troy Carter co-founded the company ‘The Backplane’ a year later. He founded the branding agency and product development firm ‘An IDEA’ in 2012. He also launched AF Square, a technological consulting firm and angel fund that has invested in companies such as Fab, Dropbox, Warby Parker, Uber, and Spotify.
Other artists Troy Carter has handled include John Legend, Priyanka Chopra, Meghan Trainor, Mindless Behavior, The Ceremonies, and Greyson Chance.
Achievements and Awards
Troy Carter was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Special in 2011. He was named a ‘Henry Crown Fellow’ by The Aspen Institute in 2012.
Troy Carter’s Net Worth In 2023
Troy Carter’s net worth is predicted to be more than $70 million as of October 2023. Carter amassed these riches by dabbling in various industries. He has also handled a number of well-known figures in the entertainment sector. Troy also serves on the advisory board of the website State.’
Troy Carter is regarded as one of the most well-known music managers in the world. He has worked with a variety of personalities, including singers and actors. He achieved tremendous success by establishing his own businesses, Coalition Media Group and Atom Factory. In 2015, he was featured in the reality television program ‘Shark Tank.’ He’s collaborated with Lady Gaga, who was a “nobody” at the time. Troy Carter has gained popularity in the entertainment world as a social and digital entrepreneur.
Troy Carter Wife
Troy Carter has been married to Rebecca Carter for many years. They have five children together. They contributed millions of dollars to Barack Obama’s presidential campaign in 2012.