Ari Emanuel, the high powered Hollywood agent, is having a great month. First his business, Endeavor Group Holdings, the American holding company for talent and media agencies, held a $10 billion IPO. And now it has been revealed by Page Six that the 60 year old Emanuel is engaged to Sarah Staudinger, who is only half his age. Emanuel already has 4 children from a previous marriage.
Sarah Staudinger, a 32 year old fashion designer and Los Angeles native, was named to Forbes 30 under 30 list when she was 29. She has her on women’s wear brand called STAUD. She started the company in 2015 with money raised from her friends and family. According to Forbes, her brand’s corduroy jumpsuits, satin dresses and leather bucket bags are a hit with social media influencers and celebrities such as Claire Danes, Dakota Johnson and Zoe Saldana.
STAUD just launched a new plus size collection earlier this month. The company said that it decided to quietly roll out clothing in extended sizes with its Spring ‘21 collection.
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Ari Emanuel is, of course, the brother of former Congressman, White House Chief of Staff and Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel. The TV show “Entourage” had a character who was based on Emanuel.
His Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company. It is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency WME; sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation, sports operations and advisory, event and experiences management, media production & distribution, experiential marketing and brand licensing.
The power couple began dating in 2018, had broken up for a while, but got back together before Emanuel’s company went public.
A source told Page Six: “They got engaged after his company went public, but they’d gotten back together a couple months prior to that.”