Tommy Mottola

Guitarist and singer turned greatest Principal man of the Sony Music Entertainment who built Sony from a company earning revenue of $800 million/year to $6 billion/year by 2000 (joined in 1988), then ex-principal man of Sony and present co-owner of the Casablanca Records, music executive Tommy Mottola is often credited for success of many stars such as Carly Simon, John MellenCamp, Diana Ross, Taylor Dayne, Mariah Carey, Gloria Estefan, Shakira, Anastacia, Jenifer Lopez, Lindsay Lohan, Mika and countless others.

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His prominent Sony credentials include expanding Sony business into over 60 countries, making high-end acquisition such as the Beatles catalogue, making Sony the first digital company to make available commercial digital downloads, architecting Sony's biggest global brands such as Celine Dion and Mariah Carey.

Now moving on to her physical configuration, he is a 67 years old dashing man with wide face and short hair.

Talking about his relationship status, he is married to the "Queen of Latin Pop" Ariadna Thalia Sodi Miranda since December 2, 2000. His ex-wives include Lisa Clark and Mariah Carey. He has altogether 4 children; two from his first wife and two from his current wife.

They say Mariah (current age 45-46), a multi-platinum singer, and Lisa daughter of ABC records head Seam Clark, may have made him rich, but Thiala (current age – 44) was the one who made him happy.

Unfortunately, he has adopted an low profile strategy. So, you will not be able to find his presence on social networking site.

Born on July 1, 1948, in The Bronx, New York City, New York, US, Thomas Danie; "Tommy" Mottola, whose net worth is speculated to e in the range of 200 million to 300 million US dollars, was born in an Italian-American middle class family.

Since he was interested in music from his early childhood, he decided to drop out of Long Island located Hofstra University to pursue a music career with the R&B cover band The Exotics.

Last but not the least, he is known for his eye for talent and lavish spending on promotion of the stars he manages. Nevertheless, when he was working for publishing powerhouse Chapbell publishing (worked there after his music publishing failed) he got chance to know various powerful media outlets and artists. Such experience helped him when he opened his own management company called Champion Entertainment Organization. The organization helped many high-profiles client like Hall and Oates to acquire high profile deals and endorsements. He was mainly successful doing such activities because of his smart management and idea to use new mediums for promotion including music videos and corporate sponsorship for music tours.

Since leaving Sony, he has not only acquire the famous Casablanca Records, but also has been pulling the biggest strings in the industry such as he re-launched career of popular stars such as Marc Anthony, Lindsay Lohan and others and produced Pink Floyd's The Wall. We have been hearing that he is carrying all this activities for launch of his new entertainment company, complete with recorded music, television production, theater, and fashion, alongside a branding and management company that had recently launched. To achieve the great mission, his Tv's production arm is already producing and developing many shows for Cable and Network television.

More details about his life can be extracted from his book Hitmaker: The Man and His Music (Grand Central).

His career biggest controversy came when mega-idol Michael Jackson, who was then signed with Sony, accused him of unethical working practices. Anyway, we will cover the story in upcoming segments. Till then, happy gossiping!

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Quick Facts
Birth Date: 14 Jul, 1949
Age: 70 yrs
Occupations: Music producer
Television producer
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: The Bronx
Education: Iona Preparatory School
Gender: Male
Description: American music executive
Spouse: Mariah Carey[1993-1998]
Thalía [M. 2000]
Net Worth 2021: 450 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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