Michael R. Burns Biography
Birthday: August 21, 1958 (Leo)
Born In: Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
Michael R. Burns is an American entertainment executive who transformed ’Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.’ into the success story it is today. Burns started his career as a sales representative for IBM, before making it big as an investment banker. He specialised in raising fresh capital for the media and entertainment industry, which led to his induction into the board of directors of Lionsgate. At that time, Lionsgate was a fledgling business trying to achieve success in the world of entertainment. Burns not only provided the much-needed capital for the business to run smoothly, but also the vision for the future. Today it is a multi-billion-dollar company; it generated $3.68 billion revenue in 2019. His association with the world of entertainment is not limited to just his professional life. His first wife, Lori Loughlin, was a star on American sitcom ‘Full House.’ He has been married to actress Pell James since 2006, and has three children with her.