Jesse Itzler

Born Aug 22, 1968

Jesse Eric Itzler, also known by the stage name Jesse Jaymes, is an American entrepreneur and former rapper. He is an Emmy award winning musician, a rapper, a producer, a philanthropist, and a successful entrepreneur. In 2008, Itzler was named to the Crain's New York Business "40 Under Forty" list of successful entrepreneurs.… Read More

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1968 Birth He was born in Roslyn, New York in August 22, 1968. … Read More


1990 21 Years Old Itzler earned his bachelor's degree in 1990 from American University. … Read More
1991 22 Years Old 1 More Event
After graduating college, Itzler signed with Delicious Vinyl records as a songwriter/artist. He released his debut album Thirty Footer in Your Face using the pseudonym Jesse Jaymes in 1991. … Read More
1992 23 Years Old In 1992, Itzler wrote and sang the New York Knicks theme song "Go NY Go" as well as original songs for more than 50 other professional teams. … Read More
1996 27 Years Old In 1996, Itzler co-founded Alphabet City Sports Records with his friend Kenny Dichter. … Read More


2001 32 Years Old In 2001, Itzler co-founded Marquis Jet, one of the largest private jet card companies in the world.
2006 37 Years Old In 2006, Itzler competed in the USA National Ultra Marathon Championship in Grapevine, Texas, successfully completing a 100 mile run in under 24 hours.
2008 39 Years Old In 2008, Itzler married Sara Blakely, the founder of Spanx. … Read More


2009 40 Years Old 1 More Event
Itzler served as the company’s Vice Chairman until the company was acquired by Berkshire Hathaway, parent company of NetJets, in 2009.
2015 46 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2015, Itzler and his wife Sara Blakely, joined Tony Ressler and Grant Hill to create an ownership group for the NBA's Atlanta Hawks. … Read More
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