Kenneth Feld was bornon 1948 in Tampa, Florida, United States, is Chairman, Feld Entertainment. Kenneth Feld is #963 in List Billionaires People In The World. Kenneth Feld owns live entertainment company Feld Entertainment, the parent company of Disney on Ice, Monster Jam and other shows. Feld Entertainment grew out of Ringling Bros. circus, which was shut down in May 2017 due to falling ticket sales. His father, Irvin, bought Ringling Bros. circus in 1967 for $8 million. Kenneth Feld took over in 1984 following his father's death. Since then, he has worked to diversify beyond the Big Top. A Disney on Ice version of the hit movie Frozen has been particularly popular.
My goal was to grow, and that wasn't always consistent with what everyone else in the company wanted to do.
In January, 2014 Forbes reported that Feld had become a billionaire
In 2009, the Feld Family Foundation pledged $10 million to Boston University
In July 2006, he was inducted into the International Circus Hall of Fame
According to a 2004 article in Forbes magazine, he was worth $775 million and lives in Potomac, Maryland
From 1990 to 1997, he was involved in a program of surveillance, which included wiretapping, directed against Janice Pottker, a journalist who had written about the Feld family, and of various animal rights groups such as PETA and the Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
Disney Studio co-produced "Largely New York" with Feld that premiered on 000000001989-05-01-0000May 1, 1989 at St
The business was started by his father Irvin Feld who also promoted Beatles concerts, and Ken became CEO upon his father's death in 1984
He graduated from the Boston University School of Management in 1970 with a management degree (Feld is currently a member of the BU Board of Trustees)
His mother committed suicide in 1958 so he and his sister Karen were raised by their aunt and uncle
Kenneth Jeffrey Feld (born 1948 in Washington, DC) is the CEO of Feld Entertainment, which has operated the now closed Ringling Bros