Thomas Tull

About Thomas Tull

Birth Day: June 09, 1970
Birth Place: Westlake Village, California, United States
Residence: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Alma mater: Hamilton College
Occupation: Film producer, businessman
Years active: 2003–present
Political party: Democratic
Spouse(s): Alba Tull

Thomas Tull

Thomas Tull was born on June 09, 1970 in Westlake Village, California, United States. Thomas Tull is the founder of film production company Legendary Entertainment. His biggest hits have come from backing and co-producing the Dark Knight trilogy, the Hangover series, and 'Godzilla.' In January 2016, Tull sold the company to Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin's Wanda Group for $3.5 billion. Tull stepped down as CEO of Legendary a year later to concentrate on his Tull Investment Group, which funds life science, media and technology companies such as Magic Leap, Pinterest, Heal and Zoox. Tull was born to a single mother in Binghamton, New York and grew up poor. After attending Hamilton College on a football scholarship, he started a chain of laundries and then purchased a string of tax-prep businesses before going into private equity. He raised $500 million from Wall Street and headed to Hollywood in 2005 to finance films. A sports fan, Tull has a minority stake in the Pittsburgh Steelers, owns an extensive collection of baseball memorabilia and is a backer of Derek Jeter's Players' Tribune site.
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Currently, Thomas Tull is 49 years, 11 months and 20 days old. Thomas Tull will celebrate 50rd birthday on a Tuesday 9th of June 2020. Below we countdown to Thomas Tull upcoming birthday.

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🌙 Zodiac

Thomas Tull’s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, the sign of Cancer belongs to the element of Water, just like Scorpio and Pisces. Guided by emotion and their heart, they could have a hard time blending into the world around them. Being ruled by the Moon, phases of the lunar cycle deepen their internal mysteries and create fleeting emotional patterns that are beyond their control. As children, they don't have enough coping and defensive mechanisms for the outer world, and have to be approached with care and understanding, for that is what they give in return.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Thomas Tull was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.

Biography/Timeline

1992

Tull grew up in Endwell, New York, the son of a dental hygienist single mother. As a youth, Tull was an athlete, playing baseball and playing football, earning a football scholarship. Tull graduated from nearby Hamilton College in 1992. After college, Tull abandoned plans to become a Lawyer and instead went into Business, starting a chain of laundromats. Among his distinguishing innovations was different prices according to demand at different times of day. Tull went into the field of financing, buying and selling several tax and accounting offices. In the private equity Business, Tull rose to President of Convex Group and later as the Chief of Operations of Tax Services of America. His firm invested in entertainment, where Tull began to learn the entertainment Business. After discussing the potential of private equity with a film executive in 2003, Tull quit Convex, raising $600 million in equity to Finance movies under the Legendary Pictures banner. The company entered into a partnership in 2005 with Warner Bros. to jointly Finance and produce films. In 2009, Tull became the majority shareholder of Legendary, in a buyout of the original Investors. The Warner deal was followed by a similar deal with Universal Studios in 2013. He also helped produce the film Blackhat.

2009

Tull is a member of the board of trustees for the American Film Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, and the San Diego Zoo. In 2009, Tull became a part-owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers football team. Tull had been a fan of the Steelers since age four, watching the Steelers take on the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl IX.

2018

He resides in Thousand Oaks, California with his wife Alba and their children. On January 16, 2018, his home was listed for $85 million and is one of the largest private residences in the world. He plans to move his Business and family to the Pittsburgh area.

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