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List of famous promoters, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top promoters in the world? This includes the most prominent promoters, living and dead, both in America and abroad. Here are also famous female promoters (with Sharon Osbourne) and famous male tour promoters. This list of notable promoters is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic promoters were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned promoters.

Suge Knight and Don King are only the beginning of the people on this list of entertainment promoters. Featuring boxing promoters, concert promoters, rap music promoters, wrestling promoters, club promoters, and more, this list has it all! 

From reputable, prominent, and well known promoters to the lesser known promoters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the promoter field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous promoters ever?" and "What are the names of famous promoters?" then you're in the right place. 

Don King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Promoters
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Donald "Don" King is an American boxing promoter whose career highlights include promoting "The Rumble in the Jungle" and the "Thrilla in Manila". King has promoted some of the most prominent names in boxing, including Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, George Foreman, Larry Holmes, Mike Tyson, Evander ...more

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Age: 85

Profession: Promoter, Actor

Credits: When We Were Kings, The Devil's Advocate, Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee, Holyfield vs. Tyson II

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Suge Knight is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Promoters
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Marion Hugh "Suge" Knight, Jr. is a former American record producer and music executive. He is the founder and CEO of Black Kapital Records and co-founder and former CEO of Death Row Records. Death Row Records rose to dominate the rap charts after Dr. Dre's breakthrough album The Chronic in 1992. ...more

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Age: 50

Birthplace: Lynwood, California, United States of America

Profession: Bodyguard, Promoter, American football player

Credits: Biggie and Tupac, Inside Death Row, Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel, Welcome to Death Row

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Sharon Osbourne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Promoters
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Sharon Rachel Osbourne is an English television host, media personality, television talent competition judge, author, music manager, businesswoman, and promoter, and the wife of heavy metal singer-songwriter Ozzy Osbourne. She first came into public prominence after appearing in The Osbournes, a ...more

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Age: 64

Birthplace: Brixton, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Promoter, Film Producer, Talent manager, + more

Credits: The Talk, The X Factor, The Sharon Osbourne Show, America's Got Talent

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Vince McMahon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Promoters
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Vincent Kennedy "Vince" McMahon is an American professional wrestling promoter, former announcer, commentator, film producer, actor, and occasional professional wrestler currently serving as majority owner, Chairman, and CEO of Stamford, Connecticut-based professional wrestling promotion World ...more

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Age: 71

Birthplace: Pinehurst, North Carolina, United States of America

Profession: Professional Wrestling Promoter, Announcer, Wrestler, Television producer, Film Producer, + more

Credits: WWF Raw, The Scorpion King, The Rundown, WWE Smackdown!

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#38 on The Best WWE Superstars of the '90s

#12 on The Best WWE Heels Ever

#16 on The Best Wrestling Announcers Of All Time

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