Chairman and Chief Executive
Saban Capital Group Inc.
Haim Saban is chairman and chief executive of Saban Capital Group Inc. and the creator of the Power Rangers brand. Toy maker Hasbro Inc. will pay Saban Capital $522 million for the Power Rangers brand and other entertainment properties in a deal announced in May. Saban launched The “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” live-action TV show in 1993. Saban Brands was formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, which Saban founded in 2001. The Egyptian-born entertainment pioneer moved to Los Angeles in 1983 and launched a chain of recording studios that rapidly became the top supplier of music for television. He formed Saban Entertainment in 1988 as an international television production, distribution and merchandising company, which later merged with the Fox Kids Network and eventually acquired the Fox Family Channel. Saban Capital has since 2007 owned a stake in Spanish-language media company Univision Communications Inc. Saban has an estimated net worth of $4.4 billion and is No. 15 on the Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of Wealthiest Angelenos.