Max-Handelman
Max Handelman | Biography

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  • Full Name Max Handelman
  • Occupation Producer and Entrepreneur
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Birth Date May 03, 1979
  • Age 43 Years, 6 Months
American Film Producer

Max Handelman | Biography

Co-founder of Brownstone Productions

Handelman’s professional credentials include being a journalist, investment banker, author, film producer, and entrepreneur. He first started as an investment banker and later joined News Corporation as a director. While there, he worked for the development of Fantasy Football. Moreover, he co-authored a book named ‘Why Fantasy Football Matters: And Our Lives Do Not’ with his friend Erik Barmack.


Handelman is a famous American film producer and blogger. He is mainly recognized as a producer of the hit teenage musical film series Pitch Perfect 1Pitch Perfect 2, and Pitch Perfect 3.

Max Handelman Bio

Max Handelman was born on 3 May 1979 in Portland, Oregon, USA. Growing up in a Jewish family, he completed his high school education at Catlin Gabel School in Portland. He then joined the University of Pennsylvania and earned his college degree in the year 1995. Moreover, his also an MBA graduate of 2003 from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Handelman’s professional credentials include being a journalist, investment banker, author, film producer, and entrepreneur. He first started as an investment banker and later joined News Corporation as a director. While there, he worked for the development of Fantasy Football. Moreover, he co-authored a book named ‘Why Fantasy Football Matters: And Our Lives Do Not’ with his friend Erik Barmack.

Furthermore, Max is a co-founder of the film production company Brownstone Productions. Its first film was the 2009 action film, Surrogates. Later, the company produced highly successful movies like the 2015 musical comedy Pitch Perfect 2, the 2019 action movie Charlie’s Angels, etc.

Personal Life

Handelman met his wife Elizabeth Banks for the first time in 1992. It was the first day of their college at the University of Pennsylvania. The couple stayed in a relationship throughout their college years and eventually wedded in 2003. They are parents to their two boys, elder son Felix and the younger one Magnus Mitchell Handelman. Both boys took birth via surrogacy in March 2011 and November 2012, respectively.

His spouse Elizabeth Banks is also a famous personality. She is an actress, film director, and producer. She has appeared in acting roles in movies like the 2009 film The Uninvited, 2011 film 30 RockThe Hunger Games (2012), The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), Love and Mercy (2014), etc. Moreover, Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman are partners in their film production company Brownstone Productions.

Net Worth

Through his film-producing career and writing works, Handelman accumulated a considerable sum of money to date. As of 2021, he and his wife/partner Elizabeth Banks have a combined net worth of $50 million.

Height

Many websites on the internet claim Max Handelman’s height to be 5 feet 5 inches. However, there is no authentic source available regarding his body measurements. On the other hand, his wife Elizabeth is 5 feet 4.5 inches tall.

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