2012 The Root 100

Troy Carter is the business manager behind pop superstar Lady Gaga. 

  • Influence: 164.7
  • Reach: 6.6
  • Substance: 8.0
  • Media Mentions: 204
  • Internet Mentions: 20300
  • Twitter Followers: 0
  • Troy Carter

  • Business manager who helped steer Lady Gaga’s successful "The Born This Way Ball" tour and her third album.
  • Job: Chairman and CEO of Coalition Media Group
  • Sector: Business
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Age: 39
  • Bio: Armed with a GED and no college degree, Troy Carter successfully negotiates the record deals, tours and endorsements that earned pop superstar Lady Gaga an estimated $90 million in 2011 and 2010. Carter helped steer the eclectic singer through her "The Born This Way Ball" tour, which is currently under way, and the successful completion of her third album, the title of which, Gaga tweeted recently, will be announced this fall.