Jeff Jampol is a well-known name when it comes to film production. Ironically, much of his career has been in the music industry. His versatility is obvious when you look at the different aspects of the entertainment industry he has worked his way into.
He is a music band promoter, talent manager, engineer, radio disc jockey, and entrepreneur. He owns an artist management company (JAM, Inc.) and has been nominated for 2 Emmys and 2 Grammys and won one of the 2011 Grammys. Jeff has also managed the estates of several prominent individuals in the music industry, including Michael Jackson, Janis Joplin, Otis Redding, and The Doors.
Jeff Jampol Biography (Age)
Born as Jeffrey Jampol in Los Angeles, California He was born on September 16, 1959. While information about his mother is unknown, Richard Jampol, real estate agent and architect, is his father. It is unclear whether Jeffrey Jampol grew up with his father, as he described his childhood as very lonely, without male peers or a male figure around him.
According to him, he started listening to rock’n’roll music at the age of 6/7, whose sound and lyrics really resonated with him. At this tender age, he fell in love with music and there was no turning back for him.
Jeff attended the “School of Hard Knocks” and then went to the Hutchins School of Liberal Studies at Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California, where he earned a degree in Media Studies.
He soon began working in the music industry. His main priority was to protect the legacy of artists. He also produced several films and documentaries in the early stages of his career, which made him a force to be reckoned with in the production business. These include American Masters (1985), Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015), The Doors: R-Evolution (2014), and Sympathy for the Devil: The Underground
Jeff Jampol is the president of the Jampol Artist Management Agency, where he oversees several emerging and established artists. The company has managed superstars like Janis Joplin, The Doors, Jim Morrison, and Ramones.
Jeff’s hard work and resilience are commendable and have been rewarded in a number of ways. In 2011 he won a Grammy for “Best Music Film” for his work on the documentary The Doors: When You’re Strange (2009). He co-produced the musical One Night for Janis Joplin, which premiered in 2011. In 2019 he worked on a theatrical documentary for Janis Joplin.
He has worked with well-known record companies in the music industry such as Atlantic, Columbia, and WEA Records. Currently, Jeff is an Adjunct Professor at the University of California, a position he has held since 1997 until today. Jeff once had a heroin addiction in the early days of his career, a subject he struggled with for four years. He managed to purify himself and return to work with renewed vigor.
Family – Is He Married?
Jeff is a popular producer and manages the careers of people in the spotlight. This does not mean that he likes the limelight. He has tried to keep the most important aspect of his life (family) away from the media. He is happily married and has 2 children (a boy and a girl). Jeff has successfully kept the names of his wife and children away from the media, even though they all live together in his luxurious LA home. He takes his family very seriously.
While Jeff is not inclined to a public display of wealth. The number of years he has spent in the entertainment industry and the successes he has achieved make it clear that he is a wealthy man. Jeff is an entrepreneur who has diversified into various aspects of entertainment. In 2019 he listed his house in the Hollywood Hills, which he bought in 2013 for $3.95 million for $6.75 million. Jeff’s net worth was estimated at approximately $18.5 million.
Jeff continues to do what he does best in the entertainment industry. He is currently working on a number of unnamed projects that could surpass the outstanding records he has set in the past.
Height And Weight
Jeff has an impressive size. He stands at a height of 188 cm (6 feet 2 inches). He has brown eyes and hair. His weight is estimated at about 79 kg (174.16 pounds) with a biceps size of 14.5 inches.