32 Facts About Scooter Braun


Scott Samuel "Scooter" Braun was born on June 18,1981 and is an American music executive, business magnate, and entrepreneur.


Ervin grew up in Queens, and became a dentist and high-school basketball coach; Susan Schlussel Scooter Braun was an orthodontist.


Scooter Braun attended Greenwich High School where he was elected class president.


Scooter Braun attended Emory University in Atlanta where he played college basketball until his sophomore year.


In 2002, Scooter Braun was hired to plan after-parties in each of the five cities on the Anger Management Tour, featuring Ludacris and Eminem.


Scooter Braun was 19 years old when Dupri asked him to join So So Def in a marketing position, and 20 when Dupri named him So So Def's executive director for marketing.


Scooter Braun started his own marketing business by brokering a $12 million campaign deal between Ludacris and Pontiac; the music video for Ludacris' "Two Miles an Hour" featured a Pontiac while Pontiac's commercials featured the song.


Scooter Braun became involved with Justin Bieber and got his mother to bring her son to Atlanta for a no-strings-attached trial period.


Scooter Braun signed Ariana Grande to his record label in 2013.


Scooter Braun managed the careers of Psy, Tori Kelly, Carly Rae Jepsen, Martin Garrix, Kanye West, Black Eyed Peas, David Guetta, Lil Dicky and others.


Scooter Braun produced Never Say Never, a documentary about Bieber that MTV reported in 2011 as "one of the highest grossing music documentaries in domestic box-office history".


Scooter Braun was the executive producer of Burden, Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil, The Giver, The Boy from Medellin, and Project Runway among others.


Scooter Braun was an executive producer for the CBS drama Scorpion, which aired from 2014 until 2018.


In 2018, Variety reported that FX had ordered a pilot of Dave, a comedy executive-produced by Scooter Braun that included actor Kevin Hart and rapper Lil Dicky.


In 2007 Scooter Braun established SB Projects, an entertainment and marketing company encompassing a range of ventures including Schoolboy Records, SB Management, and Sheba Publishing, a songwriting firm.


Scooter Braun brokered a partnership between Kanye West and sneaker brand, Adidas.


Ithaca Holdings, Scooter Braun's holding company that includes SB Projects, raised $120 million in 2010 for venture capital.


On May 31,2022, Scooter Braun visited with BTS and US President Joe Biden at the White House to discuss the recent rise in anti-Asian hate crimes.


In 2018, The New York Times reported that Scooter Braun had joined David Maisel, founding chairman of Marvel Studios to form Mythos Studios to produce comic book movie franchises in live-action and animated formats.


In 2012, Scooter Braun was awarded an ACLU Bill of Rights award.


In 2013, Scooter Braun was included in the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world.


Scooter Braun appeared a second time on the cover of Billboard in its April 20,2013, issue, alongside Guy Oseary and Troy Carter.


In 2016 Scooter Braun won the award for "Best Talent Manager" at the 3rd annual "International Music Industry Awards" presented by Shazam at the 12th annual MUSEXPO in Los Angeles.


Scooter Braun was nominated as a producer and writer for two Grammy Awards, in 2017 and 2022.


In 2017, Scooter Braun appeared on the cover of both, Variety magazine's Hitmakers issue and Success magazine's Gratitude issue.


In 2018, Scooter Braun was honored with the Music Biz 2018 Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award for his philanthropic efforts in 2017.


Scooter Braun received the Save the Children's Humanitarian Award that year.


Scooter Braun hosted a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton at his home in 2015.


Scooter Braun supported developer Rick Caruso in the 2022 Los Angeles mayoral election.


Scooter Braun is involved in various charities including the Scooter Braun Family Foundation.


Scooter Braun coordinated a charity single, "Stuck With U", by Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande to raise money to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic.


In 2023, Scooter Braun joined the board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.