Kurt Rappaport is a businessman, investor, and also an entrepreneur. He is well known as being the co-founder and CEO of Westside Estate Agency.
Kurt Rappaport: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education
Kurt Rappaport was born on Jan 26, 1971, in Los Angeles, California, USA. His father’s name is Floyd A. Rappaport, a Detroit-born entertainment lawyer of Jewish descent.
Details about his mother and siblings are not disclosed.
Much information about hos education wasn’t found. Rappaport graduated B.A. in Business from the University of Southern California where he worked in real estate part-time.
Kurt Rappaport: Early, Profession life and Career
After school, Kurt Rappaport started to work. He worked for Merrill Lynch Realty, Fred Sands Estates which was his first step in starting his career. Then after he also worked for Stan Herman, Stephen Shapiro, and Associates. And so he was co-founding the Westside Estate Agency in 1999 with Stephen Shapiro and it was its great first achievement.
In 2006, the agency was formed with the Malibu office. It has booked more than $1 billion in sales. They appoint Rappaport and Shapiro as the co-founders. And they were ranked as the top two agents in Los Angeles County, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Rappaport is also well known for representing various renowned personalities including Ellen DeGeneres, Ryan Seacrest, Tom Ford, Warren Beatty, and more. They all were represented by Rappaport on a buying spree which included 30 Malibu properties and their value is more than $600 million.
In 2012, Rappaport thought of starting a new kind of business and founded an online digital network. It was distributed through Hulu, along with Carlos Slim and Larry King. Ora has offices in Los Angeles, New York City, and Mexico City.
Rappaport is also the executive producer of the film named “London Fields“, which stars Amber Heard, Billy Bob Thornton, and Johnny Depp. The film is made based on the content of the New York Times Bestseller book named London Fields. The book was written by Martin Amis.
Rappaport is on numerous charitable and advisory boards.
Achievements and Awards
Rappaport and Martin Scorsese had received The Friar’s Club Icon Award on Sep 21, 2016. It was a black-tie charity event hosted by Ryan Seacrest and Leonardo DiCaprio at Cipriani Wall Street.
The Icon Award is the special awards that are provided to the legendary club with the highest honor. The awards are said that it helps to pay tribute and respect to all the ones whose accomplishments transcend their industry by positively influencing culture.
Rappaport was named 500 Most Influential People In Los Angeles by Los Angeles Business Journal in August 2016 and 2017. Again he proved himself outstanding when he was honored by Major League Baseball in January 2018. Rappaport also received the Dave Winfield Humanitarian Award. The award show ceremony was televised on MLB Network.
Salary and Net Worth
Rappaport is an American real estate businessman and has good earning. His net worth is estimated to be $250 million.
Kurt Rappaport: Rumors and Controversy
Rappaport is a well-known businessman and running his business. He is appreciated by all of his partners and officers. So he seems to run his life with disturbing others.
And he is not seen involved with any of the controversies.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
Much information about Kurt Rappaport’s body measurement, height, and weight are not known. He has dark brown colored eyes and black colored hair.
Social Media Profile
Kurt doesn’t like to share his private matter on different social media and so it may be the reason that he is not seen active in social media. Though we can find his other fanmade pages there is no official account.