Todd Boehly is a businessman, investor, and philanthropist from the United States. He is the co-founder, chairman, CEO, and controlling shareholder of Eldridge Industries, a Greenwich, Connecticut-based holding company. He is also the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s interim CEO. He is a co-owner of Premier League team Chelsea F.C. as of 2022.
Todd Boehly’s mother and father’s names are still unknown. Todd Boehly was born in 1976 in Darien, Connecticut, to his parents. Boehly, whose grandparents moved from Germany, graduated from Bethesda’s Landon School in 1991.
He was a member of the wrestling team that won the I.A.C. championships in 1990 and 1991. In Boehly’s honor, Landon renamed their facility the Boehly Family Wrestling Room in 2014.
He earned a B.B.A. in Finance from the College of William and Mary in 1996. He attended the London School of Economics as well. Boehly began working at Citibank and later CS First Boston while attending the London School of Economics.
Boehly’s early career was spent at Credit Suisse First Boston and J.H. Whitney & Company. He joined Guggenheim Partners in 2001, where he developed the firm’s credit investing business, took over asset management, and served as president.
In early 2013, Boehly oversaw an agreement between Time Warner Cable and the Dodgers to establish SportsNet LA, a regional network that will carry all Dodgers games and Dodger-related programs. The team-owned network began broadcasting during the 2014 baseball season.
Laylo, a fan engagement platform, received a $3 million funding round led by Boehly. He was designated interim CEO of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in October 2021.
From 2017 to 2021, Boehly was named to the LA Business Journal’s list of the 500 most influential people.