While Dr. Nowzaradan is the poster guy of My 600 lb life and receives plaudits for work on obese individuals, Jonathan Nowzaradan is a man successfully leading the charge behind the scene. He is the guy to pitch forth the idea of My 600-lb Life and serves as director and executive producer of the show. Jonathan is also the CEO and Director of Megalomedia, a media company he founded in Texas. In this article, we will explore the biography of Jonathan Nowzaradan.
Jonathan was born on 6th February 1978 in Texas, U.S. Born to Younan Nowzaradan and Delores McRedmond, Jonathan grew up in Texas along with his siblings Jennifer and Jessica Nowzaradan. Little is known about Johnathan’s early life and the man barely talks about it. In what little he has revealed, Jonathan was a business-minded from early on. Such as he made over $4000 from investing only $100 in 20 video games, not bad for a teenage boy.
While Jonathan is predominantly known as executive producer, he is also a director. He has directed in TV shows Heavy (2011), Quints by Surprise (2010), and Survival of the Half Ton Teen (2009).
Jonathan founded media company Megalomedia on April 23, 2003. The company’s first major work was the documentary entitled “World’s Heaviest Woman.” It was on Renee Williams, a 29 years old resident of Austin, Texas. She was considered the heaviest woman in the world at 841 pounds.
Since Jonathan has successfully led Meglomedia to work on projects like Shipping Wars and Shipping Wars UK, My 600-lb Life, Heavy, Marshal Law: TX, Quints by Surprise, Survival of the Half Ton Teen, Smokejumpers.
In the career that has spanned over a decade, Jonathan worked as executive producer and director. As the founder and CEO of Megalomedia, he led the company from the locals of Texas to the wider U.S and to the world. In 2010, the company earned $3.8 million in revenue. Over the years the company has seen positive development. We can say Jonathan has seen a spectacular rise in his career. However, as of now, there is no official data available on his net worth.
Personal Life: Jonathan Nowzardan is a married man
Jonathan is a married man. He and his wife Virginia Amber Nowzaradan are together for over a decade. Besides a homemaker and raising kids, Amber works together with her husband. She is the director of “The Story Board, L.L.C. ” while Jonathan is the president of the company.
Together the couple gave birth to their first child Danielle Nowzaradan who is nearly 12 years of age now. Jonathan is said to have two other children. For now, we do not have any information on them even names.
Social Media Presence
Jonathan’s social media presence is next to inert. He is not on public pages however he owns a private Facebook account and rarely gives updates.
A bit on his parents and siblings
Jonathan’s parents Delores McRedmond and Dr. Younan Nowzaradan were married for 29 years. The final years between his parents were messy. Delores filed for divorce in 2002 which finalized in through a trail in 2004. In the time of togetherness, they gave birth to Jonathan, Jennifer, and Jessica.
Johnathan is the eldest of three children. Jennifer Nowzaradan is the second child born on February 21, 1980. She took Art as a major in college and graduated from St. Edward’s University. She currently is an Art Instructor at a South Austin high school. Jennifer is a married woman and has a son from the relationship. The youngest Jessica Nowzaradan was born on May 1, 1983. She is also interested in art, especially in photography.