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Joe Francis

Joseph R. "Joe" Francis (born April 1, 1973) is an American entrepreneur. He is the founder and creator of the Girls Gone Wild entertainment brand. Francis was born on April 1, 1973, in Atlanta, Georgia. He grew up in Laguna Beach, California where he attended Laguna Beach High School. Francis worked for various media production companies, where he produced Banned From Television videos, using clips not suitable for mainstream broadcast, and marketing them on a direct-to-consumer basis. Francis attended the University of Southern California. While at USC, Francis took part in their prestigious Entrepreneur Program. In addition to taking many business courses, Francis took numerous film and television courses. Francis graduated from USC in 1995 with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. Francis is the founder of numerous businesses mainly dealing with the film industry. In addition to founding the Banned From Television series, Francis is the creator of the Girls Gone Wild brand. Francis’ first business venture began when he was working as a production assistant for Real TV, a reality television program that aired footage of extraordinary events that were not usually covered

LATEST STORIES
  
Joe Francis -- ARRESTED in Alleged Girls Gone Wild Attack

Joe Francis
ARRESTED In Alleged Girls Gone Wild Attack

Joe Francis was arrested Friday for allegedly attacking an employee at his old stomping ground -- the offices of "Girls Gone Wild."Apparently Joe felt like reminiscing ... so he showed up at the… READ MORE >

Michael Lohan -- Sued Over 'Girls Gone Loco' 'Scam'

Michael Lohan
Sued Over 'Girls Gone Loco' 'Scam'

10:16 AM PDT -- Lohan just told TMZ, "It's a lie."  He says Spanish GGW was a real business venture and Reitano even met with Joe Francis.  Michael also says there were no naked women… READ MORE >

- 136 days ago
Joe Francis -- Steve Wynn Is Screwing Over Girls Gone Wild [VIDEO]

Joe Francis
Steve Wynn Is Screwing Over Girls Gone Wild

Joe Francis is on the attack ... claiming Las Vegas mogul Steve Wynn is poaching Joe's GIGANTIC  porn company, Girls Gone Wild,  just so he can dismantle it ... and it's all out of… READ MORE >

- 162 days ago
'Girls Gone Wild' Bankruptcy -- Hilariously Stupid Domain Names for Sale ... BestBreastsEver.com & More!

'Girls Gone Wild' Bankruptcy
Stupid Domain Names for Sale BestBreastsEver.com ... And MORE!

BestBreastsEver.com ... MardiGrasInvasion.net ... SpringBreakExplosion.com ... WeddingSubmissionVideo.com -- all these domain names and more are FOR SALE ... thanks to the "Girls Gone Wild"… READ MORE >

- 162 days ago
'Girls Gone Wild' Honcho Joe Francis -- Mi Casa Is Still Mi Casa

'Girls Gone Wild' Honcho
Mi Casa Is Still Mi Casa

"Girls Gone Wild" honcho Joe Francis wasn't kidding when he promised to save his ridiculous Bel Air mansion from foreclosure -- he actually pulled it off.We broke the story, Joe's bank, JPMorgan… READ MORE >

- 260 days ago
'Girls Gone Wild' Honcho Joe Francis Faces Mega-Foreclosure

'Girls Gone Wild' Honcho
Foreclosure Looms On Fancy Pad

11:40 AM PDT:  We just spoke to Joe ... who told us he's contacted his accountant who's going to take care of the problem. Joe Francis' money problems are compounding -- 7 months after… READ MORE >

- 309 days ago
Joe Francis -- Mark My Words ... I Won't Go to Jail

Joe Francis
Mark My Words I Won't Be Going to Jail

Joe Francis tells TMZ, his 270-day jail sentence for assault and false imprisonment is "ridiculous" and "absurd" ... and he won't rest until it's thrown out.As we reported, Francis was sentenced… READ MORE >

- 332 days ago
Joe Francis -- SENTENCED TO JAIL

Joe Francis
SENTENCED TO JAIL

10:51 AM PT -- Joe has just been sentenced to JAIL. According to our count, Joe has been ordered to serve at least 270 DAYS in county jail.He's also been sentenced to 36 months probation and has… READ MORE >

- 333 days ago
Joe Francis -- I'm Renting a Sea Lion ... To Play With Me

Joe Francis
I'm Renting a Sea Lion To Play With Me

Joe Francis is spending his days down in Mexico with a brand new friend he can rent by the hour ... a 600 lb SEA LION  ... and TMZ's got the pics. The "Girls Gone Wild" honcho tells TMZ ...… READ MORE >

- 397 days ago
Joe Francis' GF to Vivid Honcho Steve Hirsch -- Thanks for Keeping My Hoo Ha Under Wraps

Joe Francis' GF to Vivid Honcho
Thanks for Keeping My Hoo Ha Under Wraps

Joe Francis and his hot blonde GF can't thank Steve Hirsch enough for snatching their sex tape off the market -- in fact, Joe's GF has even sent the Vivid honcho a thank-you letter, gushing about… READ MORE >

- 403 days ago

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