Who Is James Pitaro? All Things You Need To Know About Jean Louisa Kelly’s Husband
A media executive and Juris Doctorate (J.D.) holder, James Anthony Pitaro, was born on August 2, 1969, in Westchester County, New York. Pitaro is the chairman of the multinational sports group ESPN’s live sports programming, ESPN and Sports Content.
Besides his successful professional career, James earns wide media attention for being a celebrity husband. Pitaro is the partner of Hollywood entertainment personality Jean Louisa Kelly. We will discuss Mr. Pitaro’s married Life and other interesting facts in this context. So, read the article till the end.
James Pitaro And Jean Lousia Kelly Two Decade Long Marital Relationship
How and when James and Jean Louisa first met one another is unclear. But, Kelly’s social media posts suggest that the duo dated several months before taking their relationship to the next level and tieing the wedding knot.
The entertainer Jean and media executive James exchanged the wedding vows in a private ceremony on May 25, 1997. Their wedding ceremony was held in an intimate ceremony attended by their close friends and family members. So, detailed information about their marriage is lacking.
At the time of marriage, Jean was 25 years old, and James was 28. The pair are now 51 and 53, and their bond is getting stronger day by day without creating news about the split.
Mr. and Ms. Pitaro have already celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. On May 25, 2022, sharing a photo with James wishing him on their 25th anniversary, Jean wrote,
“Happy 25th to my wonderful husband!! #grateful #husband.”
James and his wife Jean jointly make an appearance at public events. James is not active on social networking sites, but Jean sometimes shares pictures with her hubby on her Instagram handle. James and his partner Jean share two precious kids from their marriage.
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James and Jean had their first child, a son, Sean Pitaro, in 2003. Similarly, their second child, a daughter, Josey Pitaro, was born in 2006. Their 19-year-old son Sean is pursuing a career in the music industry. Sean has already released songs such as Over You, Sleepy, Tied Down, No More, etc.
Jean Louisa Kelly, Working In Hollywood Film Industry Since 1989
The 5-feet-4-inch (163 cm) tall Actress Jean started pursuing her acting career by working in Broadway theatres. Kelly played the role of Snow White in Into the Woods. She made her debut in films in 1989 by playing Tia Rusell in the comedy film Uncle Buck.
Jean has featured in movies like The Fantasticks, A Stranger in the Kingdom, 1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story, Ant-Man, The Neighbour, The Call of the Mind, Malignant, and Mr. Holland’s Opus, and different others. Similarly, Jean is portraying a role in an upcoming action drama film Top Gun: Maverick (2022).
Likewise, Kelly is popular for her voice role of Princess Gwenevere in the animated television series Princess Gwenevere and the Jewel Riders. Moreover, Jean’s leading role as Lucy Lambert Hale in The Day Lincoln Was Shot is also appreciable. Her other T.V. series credit includes Law & Order, CSI: Crime Investigation, Hero Factory, Yes, Dear, The Fosters, etc.
Listen to the official audio of the song ‘Let’s Be Bad Together’ by Jean Louisa Kelly.
Furthermore, Kelly is even a singer. She has released songs like Someone To Watch Over Me, let’s Be Bad Together, Worry About Yourself, My Permanent Marker And Me, There’s A Lot of Love, For My Gals and Me, and others.
James Pitaro Career Highlights
James received a B.S. degree in economics from Cornell University in 1991. Later, the year he joined St. John’s University School of Law and received a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree in 1994. In January 1996, he joined Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, a law firm. There Pitaro worked as an associate till June 1999.
Similarly, James’ Linkedin profile suggests he worked as Senior Director/V.P. President of Business Affairs, head of Sports & Entertainment, and General Manager, Yahoo! Sports at Yahoo! Inc from August 2001 to October 2010.
In October 2010, James joined Disney Interactive, an American internet and video game company of The Walt Disney Company, as Co-President. Later, he became President in November 2013 and worked there till June 2015. Similarly, Pitaro worked as Co-Chairman and Chairman of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media.
Likewise, from March 2018 to October 2020, James President of ESPN and Co-Chairman of Disney Media Networks. On October 12, 2020, James was named Chairman of ESPN and Sports Content.
James Pitaro’s Net Worth And Salary
James, a media executive, has not revealed the very sum of wealth he enjoys. Though, as per the sources, he has a net worth of over $5 million. He collected this big sum of wealth from his different professional works.
Pitaro works in the multinational sports media group ESPN as a chairman. So, we can assume he undoubtedly makes an impressive sum of wealth from it. As per Glassdoor, ESPN’s executive [chairman] earns $233,122 annually.
Likewise, Pitaro worked in different branches of The Walt Disney Company; from there, he may have earned a good sum of wealth. Moreover, James formerly acquired a handsome salary for being a legal associate. On the other side, James’ wife Jean has an approximate net worth of $6 million. Mrs. Pitaro collected this wealth from her decade-long acting career.
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