Jackie Kallen, known as “The First Lady of Boxing,” is the most accomplished female in
the boxing industry. A former journalist, who has interviewed everyone from Elvis to Sinatra,
from the Beatles to Michael Jackson.
Making her mark in the late ‘70s as a sport writer focusing on boxing, Jackie eventually went
on to manage fighters and guided the careers of over a half dozen champions. She owned and operated the Galaxy Boxing Gym in Detroit and was the inspiration for the Meg Ryan film
“Against the Ropes.”
Jackie was a regular on the NBC show “The Contender” with Sylvester Stallone and
Sugar Ray Leonard; her most current project is in development, the reality show entitled
“The Making of a Champion.”
Winner of countless awards, Jackie is listed in the World Boxing Hall of Fame, the California Boxing Hall of Fame and has written two books, “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” and “Between the Ropes.” She has been featured on “The View,” ”The Today Show,” “The Jon Stewart Show” and many other local talk shows around the country. Kallen has been written about in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The LA Times, Sports Illustrated and Good Housekeeping Magazine among others.
Author Peter Mann wrote a biography on her called “Against the Odds: The Jackie Kallen
Story”, she was recently one of the producers of a Hollywood film called “The Ballad of Jack and Diane” and had a featured role in the film “One’s Honesty.”
A successful motivational speaker, Kallen has crossed the country and Canada, giving her
inspirational and motivational presentation including her speech about believing in yourself, taking the path less traveled, being fearless and making the most out of every day. She also addresses the issues of health. She has four heart stents, glaucoma, sleep apnea, and is a melanoma survivor. She is a mother, a grandmother, and an advocate for getting older without getting old..
How to hire Jackie Kallen for an event
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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Jackie Kallen to speak.
Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Jackie Kallen in certain cases will consider virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Jackie Kallen or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Jackie Kallen's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Jackie Kallen for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Jackie Kallen, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Jackie Kallen. After we consult with them, we will provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Jackie Kallen booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Jackie Kallen for an event?" is a frequent question we get. The final Jackie Kallen booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Jackie Kallen charge for an event. An example fee to book Jackie Kallen is in the starting range of $40,000-$74,999. However, any recent popularity change would cause a price fluctuation well beyond this example. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price as well. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book Jackie Kallen for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Jackie Kallen agent on your behalf if your funding is in place. By not having funding ready then it will more difficult to book Jackie Kallen, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Jackie Kallen booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Jackie Kallen, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
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