Co-founder & Chief Executive United Talent Agency
MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT | 2022 LA500
The Zimmer-led talent agency, entertainment and sports company expanded into marketing and media consulting paying $125 million in December to acquire MediaLink, which has a 150-person staff. UTA’s smaller marketing group bulked up with the merger. Also in December, UTA raised $200 million via a public offering for its special purpose acquisition company seeking a merger candidate. In music, UTA represents music’s Clint Black, Billy Ray Cyrus, Toby Keith and Demi Lovato, and moved into a high-profile office in Nashville last summer. Hollywood clients include Bryan Cranston, Will Ferrell, Harrison Ford, Kevin Hart, Chris Pratt, and Seth Rogan.