The Real-Life Bros of 'Entourage'

Meet the dudes who inspired movie's Hollywood players and pals

Ari Gold (Ari Emanuel)
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Ari Gold (Ari Emanuel)

How Similar Are They to Their Character?
William Morris Endeavor co-CEO Emanuel is known for his brash style. "He's fast-talking, on the move, and Jeremy Piven was able to capture that amazingly," Ellin says.

How Do They Feel About Their Portrayal?
"That's not who I am," Emanuel said in 2011. Wahlberg tells a different story, saying that Emanuel once proclaimed "I'm the real Ari" to a group of Entourage fans.

Where Are They Now?
The second-most-hardass member of his family (his brother is Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel), Ari personally reps Martin Scorsese, Larry David and Oprah Winfrey.

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