Troy Carter is a well-known American music executive 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 started his career 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:||49 years old|
|Date of birth:||Nov 14, 1972|
|Birthplace:||West Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Sexual orientation:||Straight ahead|
|Wife/husband (name):||Rebecca Carter|
|Children:||Yes (5 children)|
|Net worth in 2022:||$70 million|
Troy Carter Biography
Troy Carter was born to his mother, Gilda Carter, on November 14, 1972, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He grew up in West Philadelphia. When he was two years old, his parents separated.
He attended many schools, including Huey Elementary, Sayre Middle, and West Philadelphia High. He dropped out of high school at age 17 to pursue a career in music. His father was sentenced to 12 years in prison for murder when he was seven years old.
Troy Carter’s age, height, weight
Troy Carter was born on November 14, 1972, he is 49 years old as of 2022. 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 leaving high school. He was part of the group ‘2 Too Many’ there. He served as personal assistant to James Lassiter and DJ Jazzy Jeff after the group split.
Sean Combs hired him with Bad Boy Records. He then moved to Los Angeles and resumed his association with Lassiter.
Carter took over as manager of Eve in 1999. He also started accompanying other singers such as Floetry and Nelly. In the same year, he and Jay Erving founded ‘Erving Wonder’, a talent management organization. They eventually sold the company to a British company called ‘Sanctuary’. After that, he started managing Lady Gaga (who was unknown at the time).
In 2007 he founded the ‘Coalition Media Group’. In 2010 he founded ‘Atom Factory’. A year later, Troy Carter founded the company ‘The Backplane’. In 2012, he founded the branding agency and product development company ‘An IDEA’. He also launched AF Square, a technology consultancy and angel fund that has invested in companies such as Fab, Dropbox, Warby Parker, Uber and Spotify.
Other artists Troy Carter has covered include John Legend, Priyanka Chopra, Meghan Trainor, Mindless Behavior, The Ceremonies, and Greyson Chance.
Achievements and Awards
Troy Carter was nominated in 2011 for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special. In 2012, he was named a ‘Henry Crown Fellow’ by The Aspen Institute.
Troy Carter’s Net Worth in 2022
Troy Carter’s Net worth is projected to be over $70 million as of July 2022. Carter amassed this wealth by dabbling in various industries. He has also dealt with a number of well-known figures in the entertainment sector. Troy is also a member of the advisory board of the State website.’
Troy Carter is considered one of the most famous music executives in the world. He has worked with various personalities, including singers and actors. He achieved tremendous success by founding his own companies, Coalition Media Group and Atom Factory. In 2015, he was featured in the reality TV show ‘Shark Tank’. He has collaborated with Lady Gaga, who was a “nobody” at the time. Troy Carter has become popular 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.