Russell Goldencloud Weiner (born 1970) is the creator of the
Rockstar energy drink. Weiner is also the founder and CEOof the company, which is based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Weiner is the son of Michael Weiner, better known as conservative radio talk show host Michael Savage, and Janet Weiner. Both of Weiner's parents are herbalists. His mother, Janet, serves as CFOof his company.
Before creating Rockstar, he co-founded the
Paul Revere Societyin 1996 with his father. [cite web |url=http://www.homestead.com/prosites-prs/501c3.html |title=Tax-free status allowed by IRS] cite web |url=http://www.smartvoter.org/1998nov/ca/state/vote/weiner_r/ |title=Russ Weiner's candidacy]
In 1998, Weiner ran for a seat in the
California State Assembly, District 6 on the platform of being a card-carrying Paul Revere Society member. Footage of the televised debate shows him pulling out the membership card, holding it up high, and speaking at length about his membership in the society. [cite web |url=http://www.ptreyeslight.com/stories/oct29_98/endorsements.html |title=Membership card pullout] His candidacy was endorsed by his father, mother, and Shannon Reeves, President of the Oakland NAACP. Weiner's campaign was unsuccessful.
* [http://www.rockstar69.com/ Official site]
* [http://www.savage-productions.com/aircraftcarrier/hor/060630-N-0684R-066.jpgPicture of Weiner]
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