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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

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