About Clive Davis
It has been estimated that Clive Davis net worth reaches 800 million dollars. Clive Davis is known as a record producer, music executive and a businessperson. Born in 1932, he has won five Grammy awards. Moreover, Clive Davis is a member on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In addition, between the years 1967-1973 he had a position as a president of Columbia Records which increased Clive Davis net worth a lot. Before he founded J Records, Clive Davis was involved in the Artista Records from 1975 till 2000 where he worked as a president of the company. As a music executive, he had quite a lot of prestigious companies under his wing such as RCA Music Group where he worked from 2002 till 2008. The RCA Music Group includes such brands as J Records, RCA Records and Artista Records.
Also, he worked as a CEO and chairman of companies such as J Records and BMG North America. Right now Clive Davis works at Sony Music Entertainment where his position is the Chief Creative Officer. This is one of the most important sources of Clive Davis net worth currently.
He collaborates with a lot of famous acts and plays an important part in their careers. These musicians include Rod Stewart, Christina Aguilera, Alicia Keys, Kelly Clarkson, Leona Lewis and Jennifer Hudson. Also, by a lot of people he is regarded as the one who added a lot in making Whitney Houston one of the most popular singers of all time.
He is such an important person in music history that even the recorded music division of Tisch School of Arts is named after him.
Clive Davis was born in New York in a Jewish household. However, when he was a teenager, Clive Davis’ parents died an he was left as an orphan with no money in his pockets. Clive Davis attended New York University College of Arts and Science where he got to study with a full scholarship and from which he graduated magna cum laude.
After graduation, Clive Davis enrolled into Harvard Law School from which he graduated in 1956. Also, one of the most important factors was that he was one of the most active students there and he was a member on the Board of Students Advisers. Before he got involved into music industry which today brings millions of dollars to the overall amount of Clive Davis net worth, he worked in some law firms.