Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1956; Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1967.
Private practice oil lease broker, Los Angeles, 1969-1973; private practice real estate broker, developer, Los Angeles, since 1973; broadcasting executive, General Broadcasting Corporation, Los Angeles, since 1984. Chairman General Broadcasting Corporation, Los Angeles, since 1984.
Served with United States Army Reserve, 1957-1963. Member California Broadcasters Association (board directors since 1986). Clubs: Friars (Beverly Hills, California).
Married Margaret Magda Hoffmann, March 27, 1959 (divorced January 1978). Children: Jason, Bess. Married Margi Orly Kaufman, April 20, 1986.