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Kura Sushi USA CEO Steven Benrubi Retires
Kura Sushi USA of Irvine announced on Tuesday that CFO Steven Benrubi is retiring. A search will now commence for his successor. Benrubi joined Kura Sushi USA in 2020 after working at Drybar Holdings (an Irvine salon chain and prestige consumer products brand).
Early Life and Education
Abraham Rubin Hercules Benrubi was born October 4, 1969 in Indianapolis, Indiana and is an American actor best known for his roles on medical drama TV show ER as Jerry Markovic as well as Parker Lewis Can’t Lose’s Larry Kubiac (Parker Lewis Can’t Lose), Without A Paddle’s Dennis (Without A Paddle), Happy Town’s Big Dave Duncan (Happy Town), Happy Town short-lived ABC show Happy Town (happy town), Robot Chicken Adult Swim claymation series on Adult Swim Claymation series Robot Chicken as well as many video game characters!). Additionally he provided voice acting services on Adult Swim’s Adult Swim claymation series Robot Chicken as well as several characters within Adult Swim claymation series Robot Chicken adult Swim series as well as voice actors!).
Benrubi attended Broad Ripple High School in Indianapolis and is the son of Patricia and Asher Benrubi. Upon graduation, he moved to St Louis with his wife Christina – although their age difference is 13 years! Together they love photography and travel extensively – often sharing updates of themselves or family on Instagram.
Benrubi previously held senior management roles at Drybar Holdings, a prestige consumer products company, as Chief Financial Officer. Additionally, he served as COO for multiple other businesses, including Kura Sushi USA.
He hails from Indianapolis, Indiana and has appeared on both television and radio programs. Additionally, he enjoys an extensive social media following and is very involved in the entertainment industry.
He boasts a net worth of $2 Million and is widely recognized for his role on ER as Jethro, an enormous man forced to save his sister. Aside from acting, he also does voice work and fluency in American Sign Language; plus, he’s an avid sports fan!
Achievement and Honors
Benrubi first rose to fame by appearing on the hit medical series ER and has also made guest appearances on other well-known programs like Angel Street, Blossom and Roseanne. Additionally, in 2006 he appeared briefly in the short-lived sitcom Men in Trees.
As an actor, he has appeared in multiple films including Bomb It (2007) as Himself and Headbangers Ball (1987) as Himself. Additionally, he has performed with various music groups like Pure Funk and Roadmaster.
Benrubi dedicates much of his free time volunteering for the local chapter of Muscular Dystrophy Association, including organizing and hosting the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon as well as media fundraising and entertainment services. Additionally, he mentors young actors. Benrubi currently resides in St Louis with his daughter Sophia.
Abraham Rubin Hercules Benrubi is an American actor best known for his recurring role as Jerry Markovic on ER and later Larry Kubiac and Dennis in Parker Lewis Can’t Lose as well as Men in Trees.
He can frequently be found voicing animated characters for Adult Swim’s stop-motion claymation show Robot Chicken, as well as voice acting various video game characters. Additionally, he serves on the National Theatre for the Deaf and Blind Board of Directors and The Actors Studio Board of Directors.
Since 2020, he has served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Kura Sushi USA Inc, a chain of rotating sushi restaurants. Prior to that he held positions of Vice President and Corporate Controller with Carl’s Jr. owner CKE Restaurants as well as Domino’s Pizza before starting his career at public accounting firm Arthur Andersen.
Rolling Stone Magazine recognized his 1987 interview of Guns N Roses as one of the 40 greatest moments in MTV history, while his voice can also be heard in popular series such as RoboT Chicken on Adult Swim as well as video games.
Benrubi has also served as a radio personality on multiple stations and made appearances in television programs such as Team Unicorn and Orderly, in addition to appearing as Mose Harrison in Open Range, his first feature film role.
Asher and Patricia Benrubi of Indianapolis, Indiana. He has long been a fan of comic books and has used that knowledge to portray similar characters in various roles.