Joel Segal Biography – Sports Agent

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Joel Segal is a well-known sports agent. Image Source: Social Media.

Joel Segal is a well-respected American sports agent who is known for being the former CEO of SportFive. He is also a Managing Director of Team Sports and Co-Head of WME Football. The agent has been named to “The NFL’s 100 Most Important People,” “World’s Most Powerful Sports Agents,” and “Most Powerful Sports Agents” lists by USA Today, Forbes, and Sports Business Journal, respectively.

Despite being highly respected in the field, not many know of Segal. Many might be curious to know about him. For this biography, we will learn about Joel Segal, including his net worth, career, family, wife, children, and more.

Went To Law School

Joel Segal’s father was a lawyer and he wanted to be one just like him. So, he went to George Washington University and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1986. The sports personality then attended Hofstra Law School, graduating with his Juris Doctorate in 1989. He is a member of the Hofstra Law School Hall of Fame. Also, in 2011, he was inducted into the George Washington University Sports Executives Hall of Fame.

Joel Segal's Father
Joel Segal followed in his father’s footsteps to become a lawyer. Image Source: Social Media. 

Unfortunately, we couldn’t find anything regarding the agent’s birth. Furthermore, not much about his parents have been disclosed yet, including their names. Just, his dad’s profession is known.

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Joel Segal Net Worth – $100 Million

The sports agent has been working in the industry for over twenty-seven years and is widely considered one of the most revered agents in all of the sports. He must be bagging a hefty amount of sum from his profession. Celebrity Net Worth estimates Joel Segal’s net worth to be $100 million, while The Richest estimates it to be $40 million. Well, whichever the case may be, the managing director surely has amassed millions to his name.

Segal started his career in a law firm before deciding to pursue a profession as a sports agent. Hence, he started working in that field and as a contract advisor privately. Later, he joined Worldwide Football Management Inc., where he became the President in 1997. Then in 2016, he joined SportFive, which was previously known as Lagardère Sports.

While with SportFive, the contract advisor had negotiated $5 billion in NFL contracts, including deals for players like former Chicago Bears linebacker Khalil Mack and Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey. Including multiple first-rounders, he has represented 50 first-round NFL draft picks in his career for about 15 years and has negotiated more than $1.2 billion worth of contracts for his clients.

As per Celebrity Net Worth, Segal makes about $30 to $40 million in commission annually in a typical year. Being one of the world’s most powerful and highest-paid sports agents, Joel Segal’s net worth of $100 million is not a wonder at all.

Likewise, Kelly Arison is also another celebrity with a massive fortune.

Is Joel Segal Married?

Regrettably, just as in the case with his parents, it hasn’t been disclosed whether the agent is married or not. Despite being a highly influential person, he appears to be a private person who does not enjoy sharing his personal life with the public. There is a possibility that he wants to keep his love life a secret. Nevertheless, Joel Segal’s wife will be a lucky person.

Segal doesn’t seem to be active on any social media platforms either. Maybe we will find out more about his relationships in the future. Similarly, we hope to know more about his mother, father, and siblings as well. Nonetheless, with his enormous fortune, we can assume that Joel enjoys a comfortable life. Moreover, his net worth is likely to increase since he recently joined WME Sports. We wish him the best in his upcoming endeavors ahead.

Trivia And Facts

  • Joel Segal’s given name is of Hebrew origin and means “the Lord is God.
  • He is the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame inductee.