Ari Emanuel

The Real Ari

Ari Emanuel is a prominent Hollywood talent agent. As founder of the Endeavor Agency and current co-CEO of William Morse & Endeavor Entertainment, he is, apparently, the inspiration behind Ari Gold. In addition, he is the brother of Barack Obama's Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel.

Here are two excellent articles about the real Ari:

Ari Emanuel: 21st century Hollywood mogul

Rahm Emanuel’s brother, Ari Emanuel, is a Hollywood superagent