(December 29, 1939- )
Chairman of Auto Nation Inc., Extended Stay America, Republic Services and Huizenga Holdings
Owner of the Miami Dolphins, Florida Panthers (NHL) and Pro Player Stadium
Former owner of the Florida Marlins
Former Chief Executive Officer of Blockbuster Entertainment Corporation
Former Vice Chairman of the Board for Viacom, Inc
Biography 'The Making of a Blockbuster: How Wayne Huizenga Built a Sports and Entertainment Empire from Trash, Grit and Videotape' was written by Gail DeGeorge
Why he might be annoying
He dropped out of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
His attempt to buy the Miami Heat was reject by the NBA.
After winning the World Series, he disbanded the Florida Marlins and sold them, upsetting many baseball fans.
He gives current Florida Marlins owner, art collector Jeffrey Loria, a hard time with ticket and parking lot prices since he owns the stadium they play in.
You can blame his former company, Blockbuster Videos, for a good percentage of the telemarketers who call you since Blockbuster sells their customer information (ie phone number) to them.
Why he might not be annoying
He adopted two children from his wife's previous marriage.
He sold Blockbuster Videos to Viacom for a reported $8.5 billion.
He makes a solid commitment to winning the Super Bowl every year with the Dolphins.
He established the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship in Nova Southeastern University.
He's been described as a gritty, no-nonsense businessman.
Credit: His Name is Robert
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Year In Review:
For 2017, as of last week, Out of 4 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 15 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 15 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 13 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 25 Votes: 52.00% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 40 Votes: 65.00% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 86 Votes: 77.91% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 61 Votes: 75.41% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 144 Votes: 67.36% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 280 Votes: 68.93% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 475 Votes: 70.32% Annoying
In 2003, Out of 152 Votes: 76.32% Annoying
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