List of famous male promoters, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male promoters list contains the most prominent and top males known for being promoters. There are thousand of males working as promoters in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic promoters have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a promoter then the people below should give you inspiration.
Examples of people on this list include Jason Dormon and Leo Mintz.While this isn't a list of all male promoters, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male promoters?" and "Who are the best male promoters?"
Vincent Kennedy McMahon (; born August 24, 1945) is an American professional wrestling promoter and executive, American football executive, and businessman. Since taking over the company from his father in 1982, he has worked in the corporate area of the WWE and behind the scenes. He currently serves as the majority owner, chairman and CEO of WWE as well as founder of Alpha Entertainment, which is the holding company of the American football league the XFL.McMahon has also served as an announcer and professional wrestler in WWE—using a gimmick known by the ring name Mr. McMahon, based on his real life persona. He is a two-time world champion, having won the WWF Championship in 1999 and the ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Pinehurst, North Carolina, United States of Americasee more on Vince McMahon
Donald King (born August 20, 1931) is an American boxing promoter known for his involvement in historic boxing matchups. He has been a controversial figure, partly due to a manslaughter conviction (later pardoned), and civil cases against him. King's career highlights include, among multiple other enterprises, 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 Holyfield, Julio César Chávez, Ricardo Mayorga, Andrew Golota, Bernard Hopkins, Félix Trinidad, Roy Jones Jr., Azumah Nelson, Marco Antonio Barrera. Some of these boxers ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USAsee more on Don King
Marion Hugh "Suge" Knight Jr. (; born April 19, 1965) is an American record producer, music executive, former American football player and convicted felon. He is best known as the co-founder and former CEO of Death Row Records, which rose to dominate the rap charts after Dr. Dre's breakthrough album The Chronic in 1992, and enjoyed several years of chart successes for artists including 2Pac, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Outlawz and Tha Dogg Pound. Suge Knight is also known for his numerous legal issues. In September 2018, Knight pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter in a fatal 2015 hit-and-run and was sentenced to 28 years in prison. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Lynwood, California, United States of Americasee more on Suge Knight
Leigh Bowery (26 March 1961 – 1 January 1995) was an Australian performance artist, club promoter, and fashion designer. Bowery was known for his flamboyant and outlandish costumes and makeup as well as his (sometimes controversial) performances. Based in London for much of his adult life, he was a significant model and muse for the English painter Lucian Freud. Bowery's friend and fellow performer Boy George said he saw Bowery's outrageous performances a number of times, and that it "never ceased to impress or revolt". ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 33 (1961-1994)
Birthplace: Melbourne, Sunshine, Australiasee more on Leigh Bowery