Carlo J. Farina is the founder of Carlo J. Farina Co., Ltd. He is currently the chief executive officer and president of the company. With a very rich portfolio in the entertainment industry, Farina has the credit of producing quite a number of television and theatre productions.
He has been married to Oksana Baiul-Farina and together they have rendered philanthropic support for causes such as Orphan and Medically fragile youth and also other American-Ukrainian initiatives.
Who Is Carlo J. Farina ?
Carlo J. Farina is an international Italian-American businessman, investor, and producer.
As regards his educational pursuits, Farina attended Philadelphia college of textiles and science (now called Thomas Jefferson University). He also enrolled in a national public relations honors program at rider university.
The producer ventured into showbiz in his early 20s. In 1999, he founded a Princeton, NJ-based talent management company and also a boutique PR firm.
Carlo J. Farina’s Showbiz Career
The father of one founded Carlo J. Farina Co., Ltd in 2007 and it first operated under the name, FARINA Records as a boutique record label in Atlanta. However, FARINA Records was later privately acquired.
Carlo has worked as an executive producer and co-creator for several documentary films about the judicial politics of the entertainment industry. He has acquired all rights to the 2 most important books that were written about Hollywood’s Seductive Glamour Goddess, Jayne Mansfield. He also developed a major motion picture about Mansfield’s life story.
Mr. Farina, as he is also called, is on the board of directors for Carlo J. Farina Co., Ltd., trustee of the Farina Family Trust office, and also a former board member of Las Vegas CC MA Lifeties Inc.
His company’s focus has been on entertainment, sports, publishing, lifestyle, Fine Arts, BioTech/Pharma, R.L.M.O Hydrocarbon and Renewables energy, and private consulting.
The company is also involved in royalty and lease management and operations of Hydrocarbon energy. The management division of the company serves as a consultant or representative for entertainers and professional athletes.
He Has Been Married to Oksana Baiul Since 2015
Carlo J. Farina married a Ukrainian figure skater, Oksana Baiul-Farina in 2015, the same year they welcomed their only child, Sophia. They first met in the spring of 2010 after the Oksana arrived in Ukraine from the United States. Carlo was initially the athlete’s manager before becoming friends and later married.
After they married, Farina helped his wife uncover several discrepancies in her account. With that Oksana sued NBCUniversal in 2013 for their alleged illicit promotional use of her likeness.
Again in 2015, Farina’s wife accused her former coach Galina Zmievskaya and a couple of others of fraud. She claimed they stole from her for more than a decade.
His Wife is a 1994 Olympic Gold Medalist and 1993 World Champion
At an early age, Baiul won her first competition gold in junior competitions. At the age of 16, she won the Olympic medal. She also made history as the most-watched Olympic performer in history.
Oksana Baiul is the first and only skater from Ukraine to win gold at the Winter Olympics and also the first Olympic champion of independent Ukraine. She is also the 1993 world champion and the 1994 Olympic champion in ladies’ singles.
Besides her stellar career as an athlete, Oksana has published the Best-selling books Secrets of Skating/Oksana Baiul and also Oksana, My Own Story. nicknamed the Queen of Ice and the Swan of Odessa, Oksana has worked with Carlo on several projects such as stage, film, and television productions.
In 2002, the world champion launched her clothing line ‘The Oksana Baiul Collection. The collection encompasses figure skating apparel, accessories, and also ready to wear clothes.
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What is Carlo J. Farina’s Net Worth?
Carlo J. Farina has achieved quite a lot over the years. Although his earnings have not been made known, it has been speculated that his net worth is around $5-$10 million. His primary source of income has been his successful career as a businessman and an investor.
His wife on the other hand reportedly has about $20 million as her net worth.
Together with his wife, Carlo has engaged in quite a number of philanthropic causes like supporting the performing and visual classical arts, orphan and medically fragile youth, and also other granted aid to orphaned or impoverished Ukrainian Jewish children. His wife is a member of the international MUseum of Women, an organization that focuses on global women’s issues.