James Dolan

James Dolan is an American businessman who is popularly known for being the executive chairman of the multi-million dollar sports company known as “ The Madison Garden Company.” In addition to that, he is also an Executive Chairman to the MSG Networks and used to be CEO of Cablevision until June  2016, when it was sold. Concurrently with two giants, Dolan is also a chairman of multiple other companies. He continues to supervise the day-to-day operations of their professional sports teams such as New York Rangers, New York Liberty, and New York Knicks.

Well, how well do you know about James Dolan? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about James Dolan’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about James Dolan to date.

Biography and Early Life

James Lawrence Dolan was born on 11 May 1955 in Massapequa, New York, United States of America. He was taken to his parents Larry Dolan and Charles Dolan. He has been brought up together with his siblings, who are; his two brothers named Thomas and Patrick are on the Board of Directors of Cablevision. He is the nephew of Cleveland Indians’ owner Larry Dolan. In the first, he wanted to have a career in music but later switched to communications.

He went to SUNY NEW PALTZ and has struggled with addiction to drugs during his early adulthood. Later in 1993, he was in the Minnesotas Hazelden clinic for drug rehabilitation. In 2002, James Dolan got married to Kristin Dolan, and the couple resides on Long Island. He is an avid sailor and is the singer of JD and The Straight Shot

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is James Dolan in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, James Dolan’s age is 66 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 11 May 1955. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 198lbs in Pound and 82kg in Kilograms.


Much about James’s education is not yet known as he has kept his educational background secret. We know that he studied communication at SUNY NEW PALTZ. Once he graduated, he was employed immediately, but by looking at how he has even been selected as CEO, he must be a well-learned person.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

James is a married man to Kristin Dolan, whom they tied the knot in 2002. The couple, however, has been currently followed by rumors that they ant to separation after fifteen years of marriage. Kristin and Dolan have two sons together. At the same time, Dolan has four other sons from his marriage with his former wife before joining Kristin. Besides Co-parenting, James and KRISTIN ARE ALSO BUSINESS PARTNERS.

During adulthood age, James Struggled with alcoholism and drug abuse. He took time, and after being taken to a rehabilitation center, he changed later and reformed. He was also known for having a raging temper. James loves to keep secrets, especially personal things, away from media attention. He has also been involved in controversies when he was mentioned in the sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the former knocks executive.

She had also claimed that James had fired out of spite at the time when she accused Isaiah Thomas of Sexual harassment. Later the court also delivered a verdict in her favor and offered Dolan to pay $ 3 million of the $ 11 million settlement.

 Is James Dolan Gay?

James Dolan is not gay as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is not even a bisexual, and he is straight when it comes to this matter. No rumors or controversies concerning this have ever been heard of him. He is a married man with six children, and even in a previous relationship, she had an affair with women and not men.

Professional Career

James wanted to become a musician initially, but he later changed his mind, and he chooses to study communication at SUNY NEW PALTZ. Once he graduated, he became an employee of Cablevision. He served in the company with different capabilities, and in the year 1995, he was chosen to be the CEO of the company. He opposed the Voom Satellite service concept of his father that becomes a point of contention among the Board of Directors of Cablevision.

James’ father and his supporters said that Voom could make Cablevision a prolific company in the Satellite market. Still, on the other side, James and others believed that it was too costly for them without having any relief in the future. This incident helps him to come from the father’s shadow, and he makes his own mark as the visible businessman. Dolan also endures many failures in his career reign.


James has not yet won an award; as of now, he has only achieved to be the Chief Executive Officer of Cablevision. He held the position until June 2016. His other significant career achievement is to be the Executive Chairman of MSG networks and of Madison Square Garden

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of James Dolan in 2021

As of 2021, the estimated net worth of James Dolan is around $3 billion. He inherited this fortune, having m a highly successful business career in the past two years. His net worth has risen by 38%.he is also responsible for managing several sports team and has achieved much through that.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He is also a musician, and he wanted to be a musician in the first place.
  • He lives a luxurious life.
  • He loves sports, especially football.

James’s career has been successful, and I hope he cants regret why he quitted music career to pursue work in the company. He has seen the fruits.


Facts of James Lawrence Dolan

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJames Lawrence Dolan
  • birthplaceMassapequa, New York ,United States of America
  • Date of Birth May 11, 1955
  • Age 68 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionN/A
  • net worth$3 billion
  • professionBusinessman and a singer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 82 Kg, In Pounds – 198 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 178 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
  • hair colorBrown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolN/A

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