Tommy Mottola Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

Tommy Mottola

American music executive, producer, and novelist Thomas Daniel Mottola served as the Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Entertainment before becoming the Chairman of Mottola Media Group. In the past, he shared ownership of the Universal Music Group joint business Casablanca Records.

Tommy Mottola Biography And Net Worth

Net Worth                      $540 million
Full Name                       Thomas Daniel Mottola
Birth Date                      July 14, 1948
Age                                  74 years
Birthplace                      New York City, New York, US
Profession                     Music executive, Record producer, Television producer
Spouses                         ​ Lisa Clark, Mariah Carey, Thalía
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Tommy Mottola Early Life

On July 14, 1949, Thomas Daniel Mottola aka Tommy Mottola was born in the Bronx, New York. He received his diplomas from Iona Prep in 1966 and Iona Grammar School in 1962. He then attended military school before earning his high school diploma. Mottola, a guitarist and singer for the R&B cover band The Exotics, left Hofstra University on Long Island to pursue a career in music.

Tommy Mottola Early Career

Midway through the 1960s, Mottola signed with CBS as a recording artist going under the moniker T.D. Valentine. After failing in his quest to become a music sensation, he started working for Chappell Publishing and later founded his own management company, Champion Entertainment Organization. As a result of the connections, he made through his work at Chappell, he immediately secured Daryl Hall and John Oates as his first two lucrative clients. At this time, he gained recognition for successfully using the media for the rock band Xavion’s promotion.

Tommy Mottola Success

At the age of 37, Mottola was in charge of CBS when he negotiated for Sony Corporation to buy the business. Mottola then assumed the roles of Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Entertainment in 1988. Mottola improved Sony Music’s image over his 15 years thereby establishing the company in 60 new countries, signing and advancing the careers of some of the biggest performers in the world. He ran Sony for 15 years, during which time the company’s annual revenue rose from $800 million to more than $6 billion in 2000.

To create Mottola Media Group, a new entertainment business that comprised recorded music, television production, theatre, and fashion, Mottola departed Sony Music Entertainment in 2003. Then Mottola acquired Casablanca Records’ rights and revived the label with singer/actress Lohan. Mottola and Cal Fussman co-authored the book “Hitmaker,” which was released in January 2013. A Bronx Tale by Chazz Palminteri was turned into a musical by Mottola in the first few months of 2016.

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Tommy Mottola Wife

To marry Lisa Clark, his first wife, Tommy Mottola converted to Judaism in 1971. Tommy Mottola started dating the Latin singer Thalia in 2000. They got married in December of 2000 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, and now have two kids.

Tommy Mottola’s Net Worth and Real estate

Tommy Mottola has an estimated net worth of $540 million as of 2022.  In Greenwich, Connecticut, Tommy Mottola and his wife Thalia paid $2.85 million for an undeveloped 6-acre plot of land in 2010. They first put the house up for sale in April 2017 and eventually found a buyer for $14.875 million in April 2019.

Tommy Mottola Height and Weight

Height             5’8”            
Weight            87 kg
Eye Color        Dark Brown
Hair Color       Brown


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