Clive Jay Davis is an American Businessperson, Record Producer, Attorney and Music Executive. In 2000, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a non-performer and has received five Grammy Awards. He also served as the head and chief executive officer (CEO) of J Records, RCA Music Group, and BMG North America.
Clive Davis Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth||$850 Million|
|Full Name||Clive Jay Davis|
|Birth Date||4, April 1932|
|Place of Birth||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Profession||Businessperson, Record Producer,|
Clive Jay Davis Early Life
Clive Jay Davis was born in Brooklyn, New York. He studied at New York University College of Arts and Science and got his Law degree from Harvard Law School.
Clive Jay Davis Early Career
Clive Davis started his professional career as an attorney and lawyer in New York. He was placed in charge of Colombia Records. And later was promoted to its general counsel. When Colombia’s records were reconstructed, he formed his head and made important signings like Bruce Springsteen, Aerosmith, Janis Joplin, and many others. But was fired due to some nepotism charges.
Clive Jay Davis Success
After getting fired from Colombia records, he then joined Arista Records with $10 million in funding from the previous Colombia Pictures. His equity stake was 20%. Arista Records was a great success during the 60s and 70s and the record became a huge success in 1985 when Whitney Houston was signed. Clive co-founded LaFace Records which became very successful in the late 90s and early 2000s due to acts like usher, Toni Braxton, and TLC.
In 1993, Sean Coulombs landed a meeting with Clive and paid a distribution deal of $15 million to launch Bad Bioy. This got enormous success from artists like Faith Evans, The Notorious B.I.G, and Mase, 112. In 2000, he also created J records which emerged as the dominant music force with chart-topping hits of Maroon 5, and currently serves as chief executive officer (CEO) of Sony Music. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a non-performer, Presidents’ Merit Award at the 2009 Grammy and has received five Grammy Awards including Best R& B album (2009), Best Pop Vocal Album(2006), Best Album of the Year(2000) and Best Rock Album for Supernatural(2000).In 2011, the theater at the Grammy Museum was named the “Clive Davis Theater”.
Clive Jay Davis Net Worth
Besides a successful career as a record producer Clive Jay Davis also owns several apartments in New York. His net worth as estimated in 2022 is $850 million indicating his enormously successful career.
Clive Jay Davis Features
|Eye Color||Light Brown|