Let’s talk legacy

Athletes and entertainers, now’s the time to make your mark

Athletes and Entertainers

Let's talk legacy. Now's the time to make your mark.

Incredible financial opportunities come your way. Who can you trust to help you make the right decisions for you, your career and your legacy?

We have the expertise to help you avoid common missteps, so you can pursue what matters most today, tomorrow and for generations to come.

Exclusive insights

The next stage

As an athlete or entertainer, how do you make a successful transition to your next career? One key is to identify—and harness—your natural talents. Read our whitepaper "The Next Stage" to see how some of the world's top athletes and entertainers are successfully planning for their next chapter.

Rights and Returns

In the fast-growing, lucrative music rights industry, there are some key things to consider if you’re thinking of selling your music catalog. And it pays to think ahead. By taking time to think through the financial impacts of a catalog sale, you’ll make the best decision that aligns with your long term goals. Discover insights to help you realize the full value of your hard work and talent.

Family ties

For professional athletes and entertainers, determining how much of your wealth to share, with whom and when requires a thoughtful strategy. Stars who successfully navigate these expectations have solid financial plans to help them make intentional decisions for their own financial health and the good of family and friends.

How can you safeguard your money while supporting your inner circle?

Sudden wealth

It’s common to have feelings of guilt over the large earnings that come with being a professional athlete or entertainer. Creating a sound financial plan can help you confront these feelings constructively, put your money to work early, and set boundaries on whom you help.

Hear their stories and discover insights that may resonate with you.

Videos

    Playbooks

    Top 10 Money Lessons

    Valuable financial tips for every athlete or entertainer.

    Real Talk

    Questions you should be asking your financial advisor.

    Go for the win(PDF, 1 MB)

    Learn the fundamentals for developing a wealth strategy.

    A game plan for your goals

    Our approach can help you leave a legacy that matters.

    PlayersTV

    Long Game

    Long Game presented by UBS

    Exploring the legacies—on and off the playing field—of some of the most decorated athletes in professional sports history.

    All shows posted: 3 p.m. ET

    E1: Ken Griffey Jr.—Member, Baseball Hall of Fame; 13X All-Star; one of the greatest home run hitters in MLB history (Tuesday, September 13)

    E2: Nneka Ogwumike—WNBA Champ and MVP, Los Angeles Sparks; President, WNBA Players Association (Thursday, September 15)

    E3: Andre Ward—Olympic Gold Medalist boxer; retired with 32-0 record; Sports Illustrated Fighter of the Decade, 2020 (Tuesday, September 20)

    E4: Tamika Catchings—NCAA National Champ; WNBA Champ; Olympic Gold Medalist and FIBA World Cup Champ (Thursday, September 22)

    E5: Isiah Thomas—Hall of Famer with Detroit Pistons; 2X NBA Champ; 12X NBA All-Star; NBA Finals MVP (Tuesday, September 27)

    E6: Jackie Joyner-Kersee—3X Olympic Gold Medalist; first woman to win back-to-back Gold Medals in heptathlon (Thursday, September 29)

    E7: Jermaine O’Neal—6X NBA All-Star; youngest player to ever play NBA game; Executive Producer, Netflix’s Malice at the Palace (Tuesday, October 4)

    E8: Damian Lillard—Portland Trail Blazer; 6X NBA All-Star; All-NBA First Team; Member, NBA’s 75th Anniversary Team (Thursday, October 6)

      Front Office season 2

      Front Office presented by UBS

      The world’s top athletes each hear pitches from two companies. Find out who’ll get the funding to take their business to the next level.

      All shows posted: Tuesday, 3 p.m. ET

      E1: Mookie Betts—Los Angeles Dodger; 2X World Series Champ and MVP (October 25)

      E2: Renee Montgomery—NCAA National Champ; 2X WNBA Champ; part-owner of Atlanta Dream (November 1)

      E3: Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger—NJ/NY Gotham’s FC goalkeeper and defender; Women’s World Cup Champs (November 8)

      E4: Deron Williams—3X NBA All-Star; 2X Olympic Gold Medalist (November 15)

      E5: Thaddeus Young— Power forward for the Toronto Raptors; former 1st round NBA draft pick (November 22)

        Front Office season 1

        Front Office presented by UBS

        The world’s top athletes each hear pitches from two companies. Find out who’ll get the funding to take their business to the next level.

        E1: Travis Kelce—NFL Kansas City Chiefs tight end; Super Bowl 54 Champ

        E2: Michelle Wie West—LPGA Tour Golfer; 2014 US Women’s Open Winner

        E3: Vernon Davis—Retired NFL tight end; Super Bowl 50 winner; TV personality

        E4: Allyson Felix—Most decorated American Track and Field athlete of all time

        E5: Chris Paul—Phoenix Suns point guard; 2X Olympic Gold Medalist; President, NBA Players Association, 2013–2021

          Events

          Highlights from past events

          Wanda Durant

          The MVP of giving back

          Wanda Durant is more than the mother of NBA superstar Kevin Durant. She is a superstar of paying it forward. Drawing on the lessons she learned from her mother, she tells the story of how she’s helping young people find a path forward to success.

          Allyson Felix

          Stronger voices

          Allyson Felix, the most decorated woman in Olympic Track and Field history, shares her personal story on why women need to make their voices heard to champion their financial value in sports, work and life.

          Michelle Williams

          Breaking through

          Former Destiny’s Child singer and Grammy Award-winning megastar Michelle Williams talks about overcoming mental health challenges to gain clarity across every aspect of her life.

          Hear some of the powerful and personal insights revealed in her new book, Checking In.

          Her story could help you or someone you know.

          Laura Dern

            Touching audiences, changing Hollywood with Laura Dern

            Oscar Award-winning actor and producer Laura Dern shares how her fight for equal pay is breaking the glass ceiling in Hollywood, and how she talks money with her daughter.

            Star power, staying power

            How you manage your wealth has far-reaching effects. In our special white paper, 16 athletes and entertainers share their stories. Some were unprepared for the responsibilities that come with wealth. Others developed a steadfast plan from the start. All eventually went on to great financial success. The common thread? Find the right advisor, get involved and stay involved. Take a look. The lessons these athletes and entertainers learned could be helpful as you navigate your own journey with money.

            Athletes

            Brendon Ayanbadejo

            The Super Bowl XLVII champion explains how to make money outlast playing years.
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            Rushia Brown

            The WNBA pioneer says learning about wealth management is key to having checks and balances on your money.
            Read more.

            Norris Cole

            The two-time NBA champion doesn’t invest for the sake of investing. He knows where his money is and what it’s doing.
            Read more.

            Mason Plumlee

            The Detroit Pistons center reveals how he picked up his money management approach at an internship in college and continues to use it today.
            Read more.

            Osi Umenyiora

            Former pro defensive end teaches family and friends how to be responsible with money.
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            Robert Bailey

            The challenges of managing wealth at a tender age, from a Super Bowl champ.
            Read more.

            Ben Coates

            Super Bowl champ and New England Patriots star Ben Coates walks through some common mistakes high earners can make.
            Read more.

            Edgerrin James

            The rookie who shaped his first NFL contract shows you can negotiate with your own approach.
            Read more.

            Sage Rosenfels

            Former pro quarterback says it's never too early to think about post-career opportunities.
            Read more.

            Entertainers

            Chamillionaire

            Renowned rapper on overnight success and embracing your entrepreneurial side. “I got into investing by learning," he says.
            Read more.

            Rico Love

            The songwriter and producer openly shares his early missteps to help others.
            Read more.

            Ray Romulus

            This artist explains how costly lessons learned years ago keeps him engaged with the investing process today.
            Read more.

            Michelle Williams

            The Destiny's Child performer talks record contracts and women's empowerment.
            Read more.

            Kamal Gray

            Hear how this GRAMMY® Award winner realized he needed a new money mindset and approach.
            Read more.

            Otis Redding's family

            Heirs have preserved Otis’s legacy for three generations. They tell us now how they did it.
            Read more.

            Joshua Schwartz

            The creator behind the Gossip Girl TV series discusses how managing money well preserves creative freedom.
            Read more.