L.A. Reid Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

L.A. Reid

L.A. Reid is an American businessman, record executive & producer. He is best known for record label called HitCo Entertainment & Publishing. He co-founded LaFace record. L.A. Reid has also served as CEO and chairman of other record labels.

L.A. Reid Biography and Net Worth

Net Worth                       $300 M
Full Name                        Antonio Marquis ‘L.A.’ Reid
Birth Date                        7 June 1956
Age                                    66 years
Birthplace                        Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Profession                        Record Producer, Record Executive, Businessman, Philanthropist
Zodiac Sign                       Gemini
Spouse                               Perri Reid (1989-1996), Erica Holton  
 Active Years                    1970s-Present
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L.A. Reid Personal Life

Antonio Marquis ‘L.A.’ Reid was born on 7 June 1956 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. He was interested in music since childhood. Reid grew up listening to James Brown, Led Zeppelin and Sly Stone. He would turn every vessel in the kitchen into a drum. His birthplace Cincinnati has its own music tradition that played a role in his interest for music. As a teenager, Reid started playing drums for bands and gained popularity in small scale crowds. His nickname L.A. came from his picky behavior in expensive clothing. He went to Harvard Business School for executive education before becoming the CEO of Arista Records. He has four children out of 3 relationships.

L.A. Reid Career

In 1970s, Antonio started by playing drum for the band Pure Essence. However, he gained fame by working with a rock group named The Deele, who had several hit songs. This is where he met Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds. Reid co-founded record label LaFace record label with him, which was a joint venture with Arista records. LaFace became the most popular record label in late 90s to early 2000s. HitCo publishing was established in 1996 in collaboration with WindSwept music. Reid founded HitCo record label in 2017. Under this record label, he has worked with popular names in music industry namely: Bobby Brown, Travis Scott, TLC, Usher, Boyz II Men, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Avril Lavigne, Kanye West, Toni Braxton, Rihanna and Justin Bieber.

As of August 2022, HitCo label is said to have been sold to a Atlanta based private company called Concord. HitCo had been home to other artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Outkast’s Big Boi, Saint Jhn, Dixie D’Amelio, and Yella Beezy. Reid is known to bring back career of music artist Mariah Carey with her multi-platinum music album The Emancipation of Mimi in 2005. He served as CEO Epic Records and CEO cum Chairman Island Def Jam Music Group. He appeared as judge in the U.S. version of the X-Factor along with Simon Cowell, and Demi Lovato.

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L.A. Reid Net Worth

L.A. Reid has a net worth of approximately $300 million estimated in the year 2022. His main sources of income are from royalties of his production, profits from business ventures and salaries from different positions in record label setups. He worked as a judge in tv show which made good money for him. He served as a co-chairman of HITCO entertainment company, CEO of Arista Records for a brief period of time and lastly CEO of Epic Records and also Island Def Jam Music Group for some time. These designations have paid him well adding to his massive net worth.

L.A. Reid Body Features

Height                   5 ft 08 inch
Weight                  75 kg
Eye Color              Black
Hair Color             N/A

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