Donny Deutsch is an American television personality and the former chairman of the American ad agency Deutsch Inc. He owns a net worth of $200 million.
Donald Jay Deutsch was born near Queens borough of New York City. In 1989, Deutsch gained full control of his father’s firm David Deutsch Associates, later got the name of Deutsch Inc. Donny Deutsch’s father David Deutsch founded this advertising agency in 1969. However, Donny Deutsch sold this agency for $265 million to the Interpublic Group of Companies.
On the television screen, he was the host of MSNBC’s show called Saturday Night Politics with Donny Deutsch. Besides, Donny hosted CNBC’s The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch show. Donny Deutsch is an author too. He has published business motivational books like Never in Doubt-Unless the Business Rebel Within, and Often Wrong.
Donny Deutsch: At a Glance
|Donald Jay Deutsch
|Date of Birth
|22 November 1957
|Hollis Hills, New York, U.S.
|Stacy Josloff (m. 2001; div. 2005)
|Former Chairman, Television personality
Donald Jay Deutsch was born in Hollis Hills, New York, on 22nd November 1957. His father is the founder of the advertising agency David Deutsch Associates in 1969. Later, Donny Deutsch gained full control of the company in 1989.
Talk about Donny Deutsch’s schooling He attended the Martin Van Buren High School and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Later, Donny graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.
Donny Deutsch is a television personality. He first appeared on the television screen as a contestant of the television panel game show Match Game. With the American actress Betty White, Donny Deutsch won the $5000 jackpot celebrity match.
In 1983, Deutsch joined his father’s advertising firm. Later, in 1989, Deutsch renamed the agency as Deutsch Inc. gaining full control of the advertising agency. However, in 2000, Donny Deutsch sold the agency to the Interpublic Group of Companies for $265 million.
In 2010, Donny Deutsch appeared on the television screen as an anchor. He hosted many talk shows on popular television cable channels like MSNBC, NBC, CNBC, CNN, and so forth. Besides, he appeared in the American reality television program The Apprentice. In 2015, Deutsch appeared in the comedy television series Donny!.
Apart from television, Donny Deutsch has announced his name as an author as well. He has published many business motivational books. His published books gained mixed reviews in numerous weekly magazines.
David Deutsch is the father of Donny Deutsch. He is the founder of David Deutsch Associates, an advertising agency. In 1989, David gave full control of the agency to his son Donny Deutsch. David died in June 2013 at the age of 84.
In 2001, Donny Deutsch married Stacy Josloff. Donny is the father of three daughters. They are Chelsey Deutsch, London Deutsch, and Daisy Deutsch. However, Donny divorced Stacy in 2005.
Donny Deutsch bought a townhouse on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Hence, he is currently living in Manhattan, New York City borough, the U.S.