Tommy Mottola Biography
(Chairman of ‘Mottola Media Group’ and Former Chairman & CEO of ‘Sony Music Entertainment’)
Birthday: July 14, 1948 (Cancer)
Born In: New York City, New York, United States
Tommy Mottola is an Italian-American music executive who went on to become one of the biggest names in the American music industry. He was born in New York, the Bronx, to a typical traditional Italian family. From a young age, he was always pulled to the world of music. He pursued his dream and eventually made a name for himself in the music industry as the indisputable wand wielder who turned artists into stars overnight. Known for his energy, enthusiasm, larger-than-life persona and charm, he has made the careers of many music artists. He is also a visionary and a shrewd businessman, a man who is willing to take risks. He went on to transform Sony Music, making it one of the biggest music labels globally. With a career spanning over 30 years, he is more than just a music wizard; he has made a name for himself in the entertainment business in various others genres as well, be it fashion, television or music. He is one of the most powerful men in the music industry and continues to be a name much–talked about.