Peter Palandjian is an American businessman and former tennis player who is popular for being the life partner of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer actress, Eliza Dushku. He is the chairman of the Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation, an organization established by his father.
The businessman went from being an international sportsperson to a business tycoon; he transformed his father’s business and earned the company more recognition. To learn more about this Peter, read his profile below.
Peter Palandjian’s Bio (Age)
He was born Peter Palandjian on February 12, 1964, in Boston, Massachusetts to Petros A. Palandjian and his wife, Sheila Kelly Palandjian. He grew up with his brother Paul Palandjian in the town he was birthed.
For his education, Peter Palandjian studied at the incorporated academy, Phillips Academy Andover, after which he attended the prestigious Harvard University where he obtained a degree in English and American Literature. While pursuing his passion for business, he went to study at Harvard Business School and obtained a certificate in business.
He was a two-time captain of the Harvard tennis team, Peter participated in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament both in the singles and doubles categories. In the 1986 NCAA tournament, he defeated the renowned former captain of the United States Davis Cup team, Pat McEnroe. The following year, Peter picked up a victory against his opponent Jay Lapidus at the Stratton Mountain tournament and also against Ricardo Acuna and Mark Dickson at the Raleigh tournament. He also participated in a double category that same year, partnering with Bud Schultz at the Bossonnens Switzerland and Helsinki Finland tournament, where they picked up a win against their opponents.
1988 saw Peter Palandjian participate in three different tournaments in the double category, he and his partner Jeff Klaparda triumphed at the Aptos, U.S and Helsinki, Finland championships. He later teamed up with his brother Paul at the Grand Prix championship in Boston 1989. Many years later, he would compete in Boston 1998 against Tony Mmoh, Miami 1998 against Martin Laurendeau, and in Seattle 1998 against Andrew Sznajder.
Following his retirement from professional tennis, he got a job offer as a partner in the management consultancy company, Bain & Company. He later became a personal sectary to the Chairman of Staples Inc. After gaining the experiences and knowledge he needed in business, he became the chairman of his family company – Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation, which was founded by his father in 1993. The company is a registered Investment Adviser that manages private equity real estate investments and provides real estate services for domestic and international clients.
Peter Palandjian’s Net Worth
Peter has accumulated a whopping $6 billion as his net worth over the years. While the details of his earnings are hard to come by, it is pretty obvious that he earns impressively annually. Without a doubt, the major source of his wealth has been his family company which he runs.
Facts About Eliza Dushku’s Husband
1. Eliza isn’t his first wife
Peter Palandjian was once married to Marie-Louise “Minou” Palandjian. Yeah, before he married his current wife Eliza Dushku, he was married to Marie-Louise but due to irreconcilable differences, the couple ended their marriage and went their separate ways.
2. He has four children from his previous marriage
He has three girls – Manon, Margot and Madelon Palandjian, and a son – Petros Palandjian, from his former marriage.
3. Relationship with Eliza Dushku
He dated Eliza Dushku and made her his fiancée on June 2017. On August 15, 2018, the love birds became legally married in the presence of their families and friends at a courthouse in the Boston Public Libary. In February 2019, Eliza Dushku announced that she is pregnant with their first child.
4. He is a fan of Jennifer Lawrence
Peter is a fan of the ever beautiful and talented Hunger Games actress, Jennifer Lawrence. He has mentioned on a few occasions that she is one of his favorite celebrities.
6. Peter Palandjian’s body measurements
It’s obvious that Peter is a tall man, he is 6 feet 2 inches tall with a body weight of 85 kg. While details of his fitness and diet regimen are not known, it has been assumed that he puts in the effort to maintain a good physique.