Charlie Ebersol, 34 –years-old American director and television film producer is recognized for being the co-founder of The Company along with Justin Hochberg, an executive producer of USA Network’s NFL Characters Unite. Further, he is known for being the co-producer of The Profit, an American reality television show broadcasted on CNBC.
Charlie Ebersol was born on December 30, 1982, in Connecticut, U.S to Dick Ebersol and Susan Saint James. Professionally his mother is an actress and father is a senior television executive. He holds the American nationality and belongs to White American ethnicity.
The artistic director, Ebersol created his first documentary named Ithuteng: Never Stop Learning. The movie was able to earn a Toronto International Film Festival’s first OneXOne Award. The victory and positive response of the public inspired Oprah Winfrey to donate $1.14 million to the Ithuteng Trust School.
Also, he produced the documents about the life of Olympian Shaun White entitled Don’t Look Down. He formed and sold Saint James films and co-created and executive produced NBC’s The Wanted.
In 2011, Ebersol co-founded The Hochberg-Ebersol (The Company) along with Mike Lanigan and Justin Hochberg. His early works include TNT’s The Great Escape which was produced along with Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, and Bertram Van Munster.
Moreover, Ebersol also produced History’s Off the Grid: Million Dollar Manhunt. He created USA Network’s The Moment, a popular show hosted by Kurt Warner. He is the executive producer and co-creator of NFL Characters Unite, a television special with USA Network and The Profit aired on CNBC.
Along with Dolph Lundgren, he worked on the Reelz competition show entitled Race to the Scene. His company announced a production and finance partnership with Israeli production house Dori Media in 2014. He along with Rob Reiner is the executive producing The Untitled Yale Drama for USA Network.
Furthermore, he was chosen by the ESPN to direct the documentary as his father was the co-founder of the league. He did some charity works like benefiting Charity: water raising tens of thousands of dollars.
Charlie Ebersol is a married man; he tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Melody McCloskey after announcing his engagement on March 17, 2017, via Twitter. His wife Melody is a founder and CEO of StyleSeat.
Previously he dated a tennis star, Maria Sharapova in 2008. The relation didn't last long. Again from 2014 till 2015, he dated singer Britney Spears.
During the year 2004, a private jet carrying Dick Ebersol, his father along with him and his brother, Teddy Ebersol crashed during takeoff. Charlie was able to rescue his father from the wreckage, but his younger brother Teddy along with flight attendant and pilot died.
The Ithuteng: Never Stop Learning creator has earned an amazing net worth from his professional career. His net worth is reported to be around $5 million.
Charlie Ebersol Affairs
First Affair with Maria Sharapova
Charlie Ebersol dated Maria Sharapova, a tennis player from Russia, in 2008. The relation didn't last long and the couple separated.
Second Affair with Britney Spears
Charlie Ebersol was in a relationship with a famous singer, Britney Spears. The couple started dating each other in 2015.