2011 The Root 100

Troy Carter is business manager for Lady Gaga and founder, chairman and CEO of Coalition Media Group. 

  • Influence: 65.4
  • Reach: 9.3
  • Substance: 7.0
  • Media Mentions: 99
  • Internet Mentions: 74400
  • Twitter Followers: 295
  • Troy Carter

  • Business manager who is helping Lady Gaga plan her next world tour and work on her third album.
  • Job: Chairman and CEO, Coalition Media Group
  • Sector: Entertainment/Media
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Age: Late 30s
  • Bio: Armed with a GED and no college degree, Troy Carter successfully negotiates the record deals, tours and endorsements that earned Lady Gaga an estimated $90 million in 2010. As a teen, Carter was an assistant to DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince. He later worked for Will Smith's Overbrook Entertainment before joining Sean "Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy Records. In 2007 Carter formed his own firm, Coalition Media Group.Watch his video.