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Kim Pegula

Facts About Kim Pegula

Celebrated Name Kim Pegula
Age 53 Years Old
Nick Name Kim
Birth Name Kim S. Kerr
Birth Date 1969-06-07
Gender Female
Profession Businesswoman
Place Of Birth Seoul
Birth Nation South Korea
Nationality American
Famous For Kim and Terry Pegula are the principal owners of Buffalo Bills
Father Ralph Kerr
Mother Marilyn Kerr
Siblings 2
Brothers Ralph Kerr Jr. and Gordon
Education Houghton College
Ethnicity Asian (South Korean)
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Gemini
Position CEO and President of Pegula Sports and Entertainment
Marital Status Married
Husband Terry Pegula
Married Date 1993
Children 5 including two stepchildren
Son Matthew and Michael
Daughter Kelly, Jessica, Laura
Residence East Aurora, New York, and Boca Raton
Height Around 5 ft 5 in
Body Type Slim
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Business
Net Worth Around $100 million

Kim Pegula is an American businesswoman. Kim and her husband Terry Pegula are one of the principal owners of the NFL team, Buffalo Bills. Besides that, she is the president of Pegula Sports and Entertainment, the holding company that manages the Bills as well as the Buffalo Sabres (National Hockey League), Buffalo Bandits (National Lacrosse League), and the Rochester Knighthawks (National Lacrosse League), and Rochester Americans (American Hockey League). Her company also manages several other companies. 

What is Kim Pegula Famous For?

  • One of the principal owners of the Buffalo bills. 

Kim Pegula siblings

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Where is Kim Pegula From?

Kim Pegula was born on 7 June 1969. Her birth name is Kim S. Kerr. Her birth place is in Seoul in South Korea. She holds American nationality. She has no recollection of her birth name and her life in South Korea. She was abandoned in the streets of Seoul at the age of five and there are no records of her biological parents. She was brought to the United States and was adopted by Ralph and Marilyn Kerr on 30 December 1974. Her hometown is Fairport, New York, a suburb of Rochester. 

She attended Houghton College following her brothers, Ralph Kerr Jr., and Gordon. 

Kim Pegula parents

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Kim Pegula Career

  • While a college student, Kim, and her roommate planned to go to Ventura to work near a fishing camp for money. 
  • However, they were unable to afford the travel fare. 
  • She then worked at a restaurant in Belfast, New York as well as interviewed for a waitressing gig. 
  • She met her future husband, Terry Pegula there who was dining at the restaurant. 
  • Terry offered her a job at his natural gas company, East Resources in 1991. 
  • They married in 1993. 
  • They worked at the company until its sale in 2010. 
  • The couple bought the Buffalo Sabres and its two affiliated teams, the Buffalo Bandits of the NLL and the Rochester Americans of the AHL. 
  • She was a key influence in the planning and construction of LECOM Harborcenter, a mixed-use development next to the Sabres' arena and part of the revitalization of downtown Buffalo. 
  • Following the death of longtime Buffalo Bills owner, Ralph Wilson, the football team was put up for sale. 
  • The Pegulas competed with Donald Trump, Jon Bon Jovi, and key people in Toronto-based Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment to buy the team. 
  • The Pegulas won with an NFL record $1.4 billion all-cash bid. 
  • The couple then reorganized their sports franchises and record label Black River Entertainment into a new company, Pegula Sports and Entertainment. 
  • Since its formation, Kim has been serving as its president and CEO. 
  • The organization has acquired several other teams as well. 
  • Their company manages the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League, the Buffalo Bandits and Rochester Knighthawks of the National Lacrosse League, the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League, and the Buffalo Beauts of the National Women's Hockey League. 
  • They launched a regional sports network, MSG Western New York.
  • They also manage an independent record label based in Nashville. 

Kim Pegula husband

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Who is Kim Pegula Husband?

Kim Pegula is a married woman. She is married to a businessman, Terry Pegula. The couple first met at a restaurant where Terry was dining and Pegula was interviewing for a waitressing job there. Terry then offered Kim a job at his natural gas company, East resources. They soon started dating and got married in 1993. They share three children together, Kelly, Matthew, and Jessica. She has two stepchildren, Michael and Laura from Terry's previous marriage. The family owns residences in East Aurora, New York, and Boca Raton. 

Kim was hospitalized and kept in ICU in Boca Raton in June 2022. The details about her health diagnosis were not disclosed. It was later stated that her condition had improved and was rehabilitating. 

Kim Pegula kids

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Everything To Know About Jessica Pegula

What is Kim Pegula Height?

Kim Pegula stands around the height of 5 feet and 5 inches tall. She has a balanced body weight. She has a slim body build. Her eye color is dark brown and her hair color is black.

Her sexual orientation is straight. 

What is Kim Pegula Net Worth?

Kim Pegula is a popular businesswoman. Together with her husband, Terry Pegula, they are the principal owners of Buffalo Bills. Their company, Pegula Sports and Entertainment manages numerous sports organizations as well as entertainment companies. She helped formulate "One Buffalo" branded premium ice cream and cupcake products. Her net worth is estimated at around $100 million whereas her husband, Terry's net worth is estimated at around $5.8 billion.

Trivias About Kim Pegula You Need To Know.

  • She is the only one of three NFL team owners who were not born in the United States.
  • Her DNA test showed that one of her biological parents must be Japanese.
  • She is the first female team president in the history of both the NFL and NHL.
  • She helped coin the term "One Buffalo" and is also involved with the NFL Foundation.
  • The Pegulas have been involved in several charities.
  • The Pegulas have also donated significant amounts of money to their alma maters, including $12 million to Houghton College, which allowed it to build a new athletics complex and transition to NCAA Division III.
  • She was named to the National Football League's business ventures committee in 2018.
  • Her daughter Jessica is a professional tennis player.