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Short Info

Net Worth$15 million
Date Of BirthJune 15, 1955
SpouseLisa Medrano
FactBroke up with Chelsea Handler (March 8, 2010).


Ted Harbert is an American television and broadcasting executive who has been the Chairman of NBC Broadcasting since 2011. He previously served as the President and CEO of Comcast Entertainment Group, the division of Comcast that oversees all of the company’s entertainment properties, from 2004 to 2011.

Harbert was born in 1955 in New York City, the son of Marna and John Harbert III. His father was a successful businessman who founded the international advertising and marketing firm, The Harbert Company, in Birmingham, Alabama. His mother was a homemaker. He has two sisters, Mindy and Wendy.

Harbert was educated at The Lawrenceville School, a prestigious boarding school in New Jersey, and graduated from Boston University in 1977 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

After graduation, Harbert began his career in the television industry working as a page at NBC in New York. He quickly rose through the ranks, becoming an assistant producer on Saturday Night Live in 1980 and a producer on Late Night with David Letterman in 1982.

In 1983, Harbert left NBC to join ABC, where he served as the Vice President of Prime Time Programming. He was responsible for developing and overseeing some of the network’s most successful shows, including Who’s the Boss?, Moonlighting and Roseanne.

In 1993, Harbert was promoted to President of ABC Entertainment. During his tenure, the network enjoyed its most successful period ever, with hits such as Home Improvement, NYPD Blue and The View.

In 1999, Harbert left ABC to become the Chairman of Fox Broadcasting Company. He oversaw the development of such hits as American Idol and 24.

In 2004, Harbert left Fox to join Comcast as the President and CEO of Comcast Entertainment Group. In this role, he oversaw all of Comcast’s entertainment properties, including NBC, USA Network, Syfy and E!.

Under Harbert’s leadership, NBC had its most successful period in over a decade, with hits such as The Office, 30 Rock and Friday Night Lights. In 2011, Harbert was promoted to Chairman of NBC Broadcasting.

Harbert has been married twice. His first marriage was to Laurie Lennard; they have two children together. His second marriage is to Paige Chapman; they have one child together.

Harbert has an estimated net worth of $100 million. His salary as Chairman of NBC Broadcasting is $10 million per year.

General Info

Full NameTed Harbert
Net Worth$15 million
Date Of BirthJune 15, 1955
ProfessionNetwork executive, Television producer, Actor, Businessperson
EducationBoston University
NationalityAmerican

Family

SpouseLisa Medrano
ParentsEdward W. Harbert II, Marna Harbert

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Facts

#Fact
1Broke up with Chelsea Handler (March 8, 2010).
2Comcast Entertainment Group president and CEO.
3Former ABC and NBC Studios executive.

Movies

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jessica2004/IITV Short executive producer
It's Like, You Know...1999-2001TV Series executive producer - 16 episodes

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Curb Your Enthusiasm2000TV SeriesTed Harbert

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Story Behind: Home Improvement2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
E! Live from the Red Carpet2015TV SeriesHimself
Square Off2006TV SeriesHimself
Liquid Assets2004TV Series documentaryHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2001TV Series documentaryHimself - Producer

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1995Showmanship AwardPublicists Guild of AmericaTelevision

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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