Who is Christopher LaVoie? Man behind ‘4 Days’ reality shows has history of run-ins with police, dubious business ventures and questionable ethics
Christopher LaVoie is a small-time entrepreneur who’s made quite a name for himself over the last decade or so as a figure in the world of reality TV.
The 52-year-old, who runs LaVoie Marketing and Management, has managed the careers and lives of stars such as Nicole Ritchie, Dita Von Teese, Brooke Burke and Paris Hilton.
But he is also the subject of a police investigation that has led to the arrest of a former business associate; the arrest of his daughter, who he now describes as a thief and liar, and the discovery of an offshore tax haven.
“I guess they think I am in bed with someone,” the self-proclaimed multi-millionaire says of the Australian Taxis Authority.
Christopher LaVoie may be small fry on TV, but the 52-year-old is known in show business circles thanks to his connections and business ventures with starlets such as Nicole Ritchie and Dita Von Teese.
The story of his relationship with Ritchie, who was the subject of a police investigation into a car accident in 2000, has been a mystery since then.
But the investigation into LaVoie’s daughter, who left LaVoie’s company in 2010 to work in the fashion industry and was arrested in Cambodia on charges of forgery and theft, has been more serious.
LaVoie’s daughter Anna, who was working for LaMoie Marketing at the time of her arrest, says that the matter was related to stolen money from her father.
After police broke up a fight between family members at the family business, LaVoie says the incident was caused by his daughter’s anger.
He’s not the sort of guy to get involved in family quarrels. [He] is a businessman,” LaVoie tells New Idea. ”She [is] working for me and doesn’t have any money to buy a lawyer.”
“Her father is a thief and has been convicted of