Ashok Amritraj was born on 22 February in the year 1956. His birthplace is in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He was brought up in America but he is an Indian by origin. His profession is a film producer. He is the CEO and the chairman of Hyde Park Entertainment Company. He was a professional tennis player earlier in his life. Not only that, but he was also the CEO of the very famous animal and nature related channel National Geographic Channel. Because Amritraj is a producer and was a former tennis player, we simply cannot neglect his contribution with tennis for the country.
He represented his country in international tournaments. He was associated with tennis for nine long years. During that time, he participated in Wimbledon and US Open tournaments where the world is best in the sport compete. He won the World Team Tennis Championship when he used to play for the L. A. Strings in the year 1978. The same year he was also declared the most valuable player. He also played in the singles tournament. He reached the finals of the Junior Singles Tournament in the year 1974. He has two brothers, Vijay and A. Amritraj. Both of them are professional tennis players.
They had reached the finals of the Davies Cup together in the year 1987. His career associated with films range over thirty years. During these years, he has made over a hundred films and most of them were huge hits. His films have collected billions of revenues. During these years, he has blended with some of the biggest studios in Hollywood and he has produced movies starring icons like Stallone,
Angelina Jolie, Robert de Niro,
Steve Martin, Bruce Wills,
Sandra Bullock and much more. He is the Chief Executive Officer as well as the Chairman of Hyde Park Entertainment Company.
He has grown the company in such a way that it fulfils all the criteria for a traditional Hollywood studio and production firm. He has produced commercials, feature films, documentaries, short films, cultural events and much more. His company has produced hits like Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. This film had
Nicolas Cage acting in the lead role. Even his company has produced Sandra Bullock starred Premonition, The Rock, Dwayne Rock Johnson, starter Walking Tall, and much more. Amritraj currently lives in Los Angeles as a multi-millionaire and the value of his company is in billions. He has two children, Milan and Priya Amritraj. The name of his wife is Chitra and they live a happy life.