How much is L.A. Reid worth?
|Net Worth:||$330 Million|
|Date of Birth:||June 7, 1956|
|Country:||United States of America|
About L.A. Reid
Reid is also a composer, former drummer, songwriter, A&R representative, film producer, businessman and author.
How did L.A. Reid earn his net worth?
As a music executive, L.A. Reid shepherded musicians like Kanye West, The Killers, Bon Jovi and Jay Z to fame. Reid got his own start in the R&B band The Deele, then moved on to songwriting, and production for artists like the Whispers (with their top 10 hit “Rock Steady”). In 1988 he co-founded the record label LaFace (with his writing partner Babyface) which produced OutKast, Pink and Usher.
Then, in 2000, L.A. Reid succeeded Clive Davis as president of Arista Records, before moving on to Island Def Jam Music Group where he helped launch the careers of artists like Justin Bieber and Rihanna.
In 2011, in addition to signing on to judge The X Factor, Reid left Island Def Jam to head Sony subsidiary Epic Label Group.