Los Angeles — Jordan Feldstein - the longtime manager of Maroon 5 and brother of actor Jonah Hill - has died. He was 40 years old.
A spokeswoman for the band confirmed Saturday that Feldstein died unexpectedly Friday. The Feldstein family said in a statement that Jordan Feldstein called 911 after experiencing shortness of breath Friday. He had gone into cardiac arrest by the time paramedics arrived and died a short time later.
Feldstein was the founder and chief executive of Career Artist Management and had managed Maroon 5 since its inception 15 years ago. His company also counts Miguel, The B-52s, Elle King and Rick Springfield among its clients.
Besides Hill, Feldstein is survived by his sister, parents and two children.
Here are some of the reactions to the news of Feldstein's death from those who worked with him:
Massive RIP to Jordy Feldstein... longterm comrade in this crazy music business.. Maroon 5 mgr among many others, thoughts and prayers to his family, his kids, & The @maroon5 family. So sad today ??— Ryan Tedder (@RyanTedder) December 23, 2017
I am deeply saddened by the sudden passing of our friend and colleague Jordan Feldstein. Jordan was a masterful manager, fierce supporter of talent and an incredibly loyal man. My sincerest condolences to his family. #RIPJordanFeldstein from you LN/RN family pic.twitter.com/2GoHTP1zXs— Michael Rapino (@rapino99) December 23, 2017
We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Jordan Feldstein and extend our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. Jordan was a gifted manager whose artists benefited greatly from his guidance and talents. He will be missed by his Live Nation and Roc Nation family. pic.twitter.com/MVGHB17pPH— Live Nation (@LiveNation) December 23, 2017