Byron Allen Folks is an American businessman, comedian, television producer, philanthropist, and the head of the U.S. entertainment company Entertainment Studios

Byron Allen is an American comedian and television producer who has a net worth of $450 million.

He is best known as the head of the US entertainment company Entertainment Studios. He also owns and operates Allen Media Group (AMG).

He is one of the most under-the-radar, extremely successful people in Hollywood.

Byron Allen Folks was born on April 22nd of 1961 in Detroit, Michigan. He grew up in Los Angeles.

His one-night gig on "The Tonight Show" was so successful that it led to an offer for Byron to co-host a new talk show called "Real People".

While co-hosting "Real People", he took the opportunity to learn as much as he could about producing, directing, advertising, and how money really worked in the entertainment industry.  He spent his spare time creating relationships with various television stations, speaking directly with advertisers, and becoming acquainted with everyone he could behind-the-scenes.

Today, Byron's companies produce more than 30 nationally syndicated programs that bring in more than $100 million in revenue each year.