Currently alive, at 59 years of age.
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1957 – Born on the 22nd of November in Queens, New York.
1979 – He was also one of the contestants on the classic game show "Match Game," appearing in an episode that originally aired on the 2nd of January.
1989 – He obtained the IKEA account, for which he created a groundbreaking TV campaign that featured a gay couple shopping at the Swedish furniture emporium.
1990 – He took over his father’s company when the elder Deutsch retired.
1992 – He landed one of his most high-profile gigs with Bill Clinton’s run for the White House.
2000 – Sold his agency to the Interpublic Group of Companies for a reported $300 million.
2002 – Deutsch still holds his position as company chairman and CEO, and continues to guide the firm according to his vision. In April.
2004 – Debuted his own weekly talk show on CNBC, The Big Idea With Donny Deutsch, which focuses on two of his favorite subjects: politics and pop culture.
2004 – In October, he appeared on Celebrity Poker Showdown alongside Chevy Chase and Kathy Griffin.
– He is also the managing partner of Deutsch Open City, an independent production company.
2005 – Harper Collins published Deutsch’s business motivation book, Often Wrong, Never in Doubt, written with co-author Peter Knobler.
2006 – He also had the pleasure of judging the Miss USA pageant, which was hosted by bubbly babe Nancy O’Dell.