Rick Rubin

Rick Rubin was born on March 10, 1963 in Lido Beach, New York, United States. Rick Rubin is an American record producer. He is the co-founder of Def Jam Records and American Recordings. Formerly, he was the co-president of Columbia Records. Rick Rubin was born to parents Michael and Linda in New York. His full name is Frederick Jay Rick Rubin. He is also known as DJ Double R. During his high school years, he started playing the guitar and writing songs. The director of his school’s audiovisual department gave him lessons and helped him in his learning. He was able to create a punk band ‘The Pricks’ in high school. With that he came in the field of music. Starting from a high school punk band, he rose slowly and made his name in the music industry.

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Personal Life

Whether Rick Rubin is married or had a wife any time in his life has never been disclosed by him. He lives in his house in New York. Rick Rubin has been living a different type of lifestyle most of his life. When he was a kid, he was obese. Even when he got older, he was overweight. Then from his mid-twenties to forties, he became a vegetarian. But he kept on gaining weight and reached almost 320 pounds. Then he became determined to lose off his excess weight. For that he adopted a different diet and lifestyle than what he was accustomed to. He started to take a high protein diet and exercise regularly to burn off excess calories. He joined the gym doing hundreds of reps of pushups and sit-ups. He lifted weights and followed his regimen religiously. As a result, he achieved a total weight loss of 130 pounds!

Professional Life

Rick Rubin started his professional career in 1982 when he released the first track of Def Jam. He then collaborated with various artists and hardcore bands like Minor Threat, DJ Jazzy Jay and Meat Puppets. He then moved towards the hip hop production scene. He started working with various rappers and signed the Public Enemy. After that, he worked with other bands like Beastie Boys and Aerosmith, again in the hip hop genre. Then, he moved on to heavy metal genre when he partnered with Slayer and produced the classic Reign in Blood.

After that, he continued his journey towards success working with Red Hot Chilli Peppers. He produced six of their studio albums in a span of about 20 years. In 2007, he became the co-president of Columbia Records. He then worked with Linkin Park, Metallica, Mike Shinoda, Green Day, Johnny Cash and Neil Diamond. He has won many Grammy awards in the last few years.

He has a number of films under his name for which he produced the music. Some of these films are:

· The Making of Minutes to Midnight

· The Meeting of a Thousand Suns

· Inside Living Things

· Sound City

· Berzerk

· I am Johnny Cash

Rick Rubin’s net worth is estimated to be around US $ 400 million. He is one of the most successful music producers of all time.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 10 Mar, 1963
Age: 57 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Lido Beach
residence: Long Beach
Education: New York University
Gender: Male
Description: American music producer
Twitter Id: Rickrubin
Net Worth 2021: 250 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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