In the mid 60s he was bassist in a rock band called The Lions Of Judea who had some slight success in London and were signed to Polydor. No records were released, but the band appeared on Colour Me Pop in July 1969.
Formed Saban Entertainment in 1988 with his friend Shuki Levy.
Saban owns the rights to and is credited as co-writer on some 3,700 theme tunes and scores, including some of the themes for the best known children's animations of the 1980s, including Inspector Gadget, He-Man, She-Ra, Mysterious Cities Of Gold and M.A.S.K.. However it is alleged he did not write all these, having paid the actual unknown songwriters a one-off fee for the rights, a common arrangement in Hollywood.