Jimmy Iovine


Jimmy Iovine was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States on March 11th, 1953 and is the Entrepreneur. At the age of 70, Jimmy Iovine biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
March 11, 1953
United States
Place of Birth
Brooklyn, New York, United States
70 years old
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$1 Billion
Audio Engineer, Composer, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Record Producer
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Vicki Iovine, ​ ​(m. 1985; div. 2009)​, Liberty Ross ​(m. 2016)​
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Jimmy Iovine Career

In the early 1970s, Iovine became a recording engineer, working with John Lennon and Bruce Springsteen, among others. By 1973, Iovine was on staff at the New York studio the Record Plant, where he worked on Springsteen's Born to Run and Meat Loaf's Bat Out of Hell albums. He came to prominence via his work on the 1978 Patti Smith album Easter, which included her Top 40 hit "Because the Night". He teamed with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers on Damn the Torpedoes and U2 on Rattle and Hum. Iovine also produced Bella Donna (the first solo album for Stevie Nicks), Making Movies for Dire Straits, and Get Close for The Pretenders.

Iovine served as sound engineer for the Voyager Golden Records, a pair of phonograph records which were launched aboard the Voyager space probes in 1977.

Iovine was also responsible for supervising the music used in the 1984 romance film Sixteen Candles, Streets of Fire and the 1988 comedy film Scrooged.

In 1990, Iovine co-founded Interscope Records, which became Interscope Geffen A&M after a merger in 1999.

Iovine signed Tupac Shakur to a recording contract as one of the first hip-hop acts on the Interscope label in 1991.

Iovine was also responsible for providing distribution, initial funding and financial oversight for the highly successful Death Row Records hip-hop label in the 1990s. Death Row operated as a subsidiary of his company Interscope, and was largely responsible for Interscope's initial platinum selling chart successes throughout the 1990s, which later launched the company into greater success in the 2000s with platinum artists like Eminem and 50 Cent.

In 2002, Iovine co-produced the Academy Award-winning Eminem film 8 Mile, which opened at #1 at the box office and went on to gross more than $240 million worldwide. Additionally, Iovine executive produced the 2009 LeBron James documentary More than a Game and 50 Cent's Get Rich or Die Tryin'.

In 2008, Iovine teamed up with Dr. Dre to co-found Beats By Dr. Dre, a headphones brand. The company had captured 20 percent market share of the headphones industry by 2012.

In January 2013, Iovine announced the expansion of the Beats brand into the online digital music world with Daisy, a new service slated to launch in late 2013. Former Topspin Media executive Ian Rogers and Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor were said to be involved.

On May 28, 2014, Apple Inc. announced the acquisition of Beats Electronics. Iovine was hired to assume an undisclosed position at Apple where he helped in the creation of Apple Music.

In 2005, Iovine made a guest appearance as himself on "Don't Make Me Over", an episode of Seth MacFarlane's Family Guy.

From 2011 to 2013, Iovine was a mentor on Fox's American Idol. Iovine's protégés—Scotty McCreery, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez, and Candice Glover—release their music through Interscope. Iovine stopped working with the show in mid-2013.

In July 2017, HBO ran a four-part documentary about Jimmy Iovine's relationship with Dr. Dre and other musicians titled The Defiant Ones.


Music executive Jimmy Iovine faces lawsuit from woman who alleges she was 'sexually abused, forcibly touched and subject to sexual harassment and retaliation'

www.dailymail.co.uk, November 23, 2023
Former record executive and producer Jimmy Iovine has had a lawsuit filed against him by a woman who has accused him of sexual misconduct.In a complaint filed in New York state court in Manhattan, a woman identified only as 'Jane Doe' said she was sexually abused, forcibly touched and subject to sexual harassment and retaliation in August 2007. A spokesperson for Iovine expressed how they were 'quite shocked and baffled' by the serious allegations. 'This inquiry is the first we've heard of this matter. No one has ever made a claim like this against Jimmy Iovine, nor have we been contacted or made aware of any complaint by anyone, including this unknown plaintiff prior to now,' the spokesperson said.

First female president of Boston's prestigious Berklee College of Music quits after two years as it's claimed she was 'domineering bully': ELEVEN staff left during stint that began with $250,000 welcome concert

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 23, 2023
Erica Muhl, (left) 61, left her post at the prestigious school without explanation earlier this year following an exodus of senior staff and rumors she was 'abrasive' with faculty members. The California-born composer, who hails from a family of giants in the art and music world, has now sold her $3 million Massachusetts mansion to return to her home state. In the three months since her departure was announced, claims about bullying have surfaced along with rumors that she was seldom seen on campus - all while raking in a $362,675 salary.

Gwen Stefani sheds tears as she is honored with star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame - and is cheered on by husband Blake Shelton and her kids

www.dailymail.co.uk, October 19, 2023
Music legend Gwen Stefani shed tears as she received a coveted star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The No Doubt alum, 54, became the latest star to be recognized by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, and some of the biggest names in music turned out to show their support - including her husband, Blake Shelton, 47. Music executive Jimmy Iovine and country icon Reba McEntire were also in the crowd, and Iovine even delivered some remarks on behalf of the hitmaker.