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Jed Root

Founder, Jed Root, Inc

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United States

Location
United States

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website
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Biography

Jed Root is the founded Jed Root Inc., one of the leading artist management agencies in 1989. His company represents a broad spectrum of creative professionals, including photographers, makeup artists, hair stylists, stylists, illustrators and set designers.

Root told Lookbooks, “I was introduced to this business as soon as I moved to New York in 1981. I held a number of various jobs, hair assistant, stylist’s assistant, worked in a fur boutique on Madison Ave, etc. My first real, full-time job was working at Name Models from 1986-1988. That made me realize I enjoyed being an agent but didn’t especially love the model business at that point. So I started Jed Root, Inc. in the beginning of 1989.”

Root later told The Ground Mag that he was inspired to be an agent by “Roger Davies, although he was technically a ‘manager’ rather than an ‘agent.’ He was responsible for remaking Tina Turner’s career back in the early ’90s. He also managed Cher, Janet Jackson, and others. I really try to be more of a manager to my artists than just an agent.”

Jed Root, Inc. is now an internationally acclaimed agency with over 50 employees and offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris, and Tokyo. Root continues to find and nurture global talent, continuing the company’s impressive expansion. 

Career

Jed Root, Inc.

Jed Root, Inc.

Founder

1989 - Present
London, United Kingdom

Education

University of Louisiana

University of Louisiana