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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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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 >

Joe Francis Sex Tape -- SOLD ... But Will Never Be Released

Joe Francis Sex Tape
SOLD!!!!!!! But Will Never Be Released

The Joe Francis sex tape has been PURCHASED by a major porn company ... but the footage will never, ever, ever, ever see the light of day, TMZ has learned. We broke the story ... a… READ MORE >

- 459 days ago
Joe Francis Sex Tape Being Shopped -- 'Girls Gone Wild' Honcho Threatens Legal Action

Joe Francis
Sex Tape Surfaces 'Girls Gone Wild' Honcho Threatens Legal Action

"Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis is the star of a brand new hardcore sex tape ... problem is, he claims it was STOLEN from his longtime GF ... and now he's threatening legal action,… READ MORE >

- 471 days ago
'Girls Gone Wild' Honcho Joe Francis -- Convicted in Female Assault Case

Joe Francis
Convicted In Female Assault Case

"Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis has just been found guilty of assault -- and a slew of other charges -- after attacking a woman in his Hollywood mansion back in 2011.The L.A. City Attorney… READ MORE >

- 500 days ago
Joe Francis -- 'Girls Gone Wild!' Trustee: STAY THE HELL AWAY

Joe Francis
'Girls Gone Wild!' Trustee STAY THE HELL AWAY FROM US!

Exiled "Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis is STILL acting like the boss ... threatening and menacing GGW employees ... and now a judge has been asked to keep Joe 100 feet away from the company… READ MORE >

- 513 days ago
'Girls Gone Wild' Goes Bankrupt -- Files for Chapter 11 Protection

'Girls Gone Wild'
Goes Bankrupt Seeks Chapter 11 Protection

"Girls Gone Wild" has gone bankrupt ... filing for Chapter 11 reorganization -- but fear not late night TV viewers ... 'GGW' honchos insist "it will be business as usual" for the porn… READ MORE >

- 568 days ago
Joe Francis -- Catches $21 MILLION Break in War with Steve Wynn

Joe Francis
Catches $21 MILLION Break in War with Steve Wynn

"Girls Gone Wild" honcho Joe Francis just saved a TON of money ... without even switching to Geico ... 'cause a judge slashed the amount of damages he has to pay Steve Wynn by $21 MILLION, TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 676 days ago
Joe Francis: My Ex-Accountant Screwed Me Over

Joe Francis
My Ex-Accountant SCREWED ME OVER

Joe Francis claims his former accountant almost ruined him financially by fraudulently getting him involved in some bogus tax shelters and promising the IRS would be A-OK with it .... and it cost… READ MORE >

- 704 days ago
Steve Wynn to Judge -- Shut Joe Francis Up ... FOR GOOD!

Steve Wynn to Judge
Shut Joe Francis Up ... FOR GOOD!

Casino mogul Steve Wynn wants to make damn sure Joe Francis never calls him a wannabe murderer ever again -- and is now asking a judge to put a big fat sock in Francis' mouth.Wynn just filed a… READ MORE >

- 723 days ago
Joe Francis -- Steve Wynn Jury Beats Him for ANOTHER $20 MILLION

Joe Francis
LOSES ANOTHER $20 MILLION

Joe Francis just got hit with ANOTHER $20 million verdict in his defamation battle with casino mogul Steve Wynn -- on top of the $20 million Wynn was awarded yesterday.The additional $20… READ MORE >

- 738 days ago

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