CEO of Ticketmaster and founder of Azoff Music Management Group. He managed musical artists from Jewel to Van Halen.
He began promoting and booking bands while attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as a way to earn money.
He managed Morrissey from The Smiths.
His short height of 5'3" may have been the inspiration for Short People by Randy Newman, who didn't like his aggressive ways.
He co-produced the film Fast Times at Ridgemont High starring Sean Penn.