Ryan Colin Kavanaugh was born on December4, 1974. He is a well-known American Businessman, Film producer and financier. He is the co-founder of Triller (an entertainment and music platform) and also the founder and CEO of Relativity Media. He was named as “Showman of the Year” in 2011. He was ranked 19th on the Forbes list of youngest billionaires.
Triller and MSG are really teaming up for boxing series?
- It is said that Triller, which produced the Mike Tyson-Roy Jones Jr. demonstration and the Jake Paul-Ben Askren show, has signed a one-year agreement with the Madison Square Garden (MSG) business to bring a quarterly, Tuesday night boxing series to New York’s Hulu Theater.
- The show begins on August 3 with a championship eliminator between No. 9 heavyweight, Michael Hunter, and Mike Wilson. Chris Algieri, a former 140-pound champion, will participate in the chief-support event at a catch-weight of 144 pounds against a challenger yet to be selected.
- The agreement has not to be ratified yet, but MSG executives approved it on Thursday. The show, titled “TrillerVerz,” will include a Verzuz rap fight between well-known musicians N.O.R.E. and Beanie Sigel. The tournament will be broadcast on FITE and Triller TV, together with Verzuz part taking place after the title fight.
- Ryan Kavanaugh said to ENSP, that “We couldn’t be any more pleased to be reviving ‘boxing Tuesdays’ in boxing’s Mecca, Madison Square Garden, blending the excitement and integrity of boxing with the creativity and cultural relevance of Verzuz”. He expressed his happiness about the event which was going to take place from Aug 3.
Ryan Kavanaugh Comeback After “Relativity Media Crash”
- In 2016, Ryan Kavanaugh News Age” and TV firm Relativity Media ran out of money, many parts of the Hollywood rejoiced or you can say celebrated.
- For years, the boisterous, quick-witted billionaire had positioned himself as a Hollywood prophet who would upend many of the industry’s norms and expectations. Instead, Relativity lost an estimated $100 million and gone bankrupt twice in two years.
- On July 31, 2020, then-President Donald Trump told reporters onboard Air Force One that he might prohibit the popular video app TikTok due to worries about what Chinese corporate business uses the private information of the more than 800 million active users. That sounded like a fire alarm at Triller’s Los Angeles headquarters, the web’s second largest.
Triller had originally collected more than $14 million from musicians such as Snoop Dogg, the Weeknd, Lil Wayne, and Kendrick Lamar; six months after Trump’s request for a TikTok ban, it raised an additional $100 million, bringing the company’s valuation to $1.25 billion.