L.A. Reid
L.A. Reid
Celebrated Name: L.A. Reid
Real Name/Full Name: Antonio Marquis “L.A.” Reid
Gender: Male
Age: 68 years old
Birth Date: 7 June 1956
Birth Place: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Erica Reid (m. 2000), Pebbles (m. 1989–1996)
Children: Yes (Aaron Reid)
Profession: American record executive, record producer, A&R representative, and panellist
Net Worth in 2024: $320 million
Last Updated: July 2024

L.A. Reid is a well-known American music executive who is also a musician, record producer, songwriter, and author. Reid has also been a judge of reality television competition. He was the CEO and chairman of Epic Records. He has also served as the CEO and chairman of Island Def Jam Music Group and CEO of Arista Records. Reid was the co-founder of LaFace Records and founder of Hitco Music Publishing.

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Early Life

Antonio Marquis “L.A.” Reid was born on June 7, 1956, in Cincinnati, Ohio to his parents Emma Reid and Antonio M. Reid Sr.

In 1989, L.A. Reid got married to recording artist Perri “Pebbles” Reid. They divorced in 1996. In 2000, he got married to Erica Holton. They have two children, including Aaron Reid.

He is a philanthropist and has supported various organisations like the City of Hope Organization. He has also worked for the fundraiser Art for Life Palm Beach. He has received several awards for his contribution to philanthropy including the UNICEF’s Spirit of Compassion Award.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 7 June 1956, L.A. Reid is 68 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and weight is 75 kg.


L.A. Reid started his career by getting associated with a drummer with the rock outfit called Pure Essence. It was later renamed as Essence. In the 1980s, he became a member of the band ‘The Deele’. It released the hit single “Two Occasions” before breaking up.

In 1989, he became the co-founder of LaFace Records along with Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds. It soon became a popular destination for various artists. He then singed who has 14 at that time to his label. Later, the label released music of artists like Toni Braxton, Outkast, and TLC. In 1996, he formed Hitco Publishing Group.

He sold LaFace Records to BMG in 2000, and it was later merged into Arista Records. In the same year, he the label signed Avril Lavigne. This was followed by signing Ciara and P!nk. In 2004, Reid became the chief executive officer of The Island Def Jam Music Group. He then became the executive producer of ‘The Emancipation of Mimi’ by Mariah Carey.

Reid has also assisted in making the careers of an artist like Justin Bieber, Bon Jovi, Rihanna, and Kanye West. He has also worked with Jennifer Lopez. In 2014, he released Michael Jackson’s ‘Xscape’. In 2017, it was announced that he would retire from his post from Epic records.

In 2011, L.A. Reid became one of the judges of ‘The X Factor’. His act came third in the competition. In 2016, he published a memoir which became the New York Times bestseller.

Awards & Achievements

In 2006, L.A. Reid was conferred as a BMI Icon in the BMI Urban Awards. He is a recipient of three Grammy Awards and has also won the Harvard University Alumni Award for Excellence in Media in 2014. He has also received the Business of Entertainment Award by BET Honors. He has received the President’s Merit Award from National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences in 2013. He is the winner of 18 BMI Awards.

Net Worth & Salary of L.A. Reid in 2024

L.A. Reid Net Worth
L.A. Reid Net Worth

As of July 2024, L.A. Reid has an estimated net worth of more than $320 million. He made this fortune by producing a number of albums in his career. He has also served as a judge on ‘The X Factor’ and has written many songs. Reid has received a number of awards and has produced music for several popular artists like Rihanna, Ne-Yo, Tamar Braxton, Fantasia, Mary J. Blige, The Killers, Utada, Lionel Richie, and many others.

L.A. Reid is considered one of the most popular music producers in the world. He has penned a best-selling book and has served as the CEO of several top music labels. He has been active in his career for almost four decades. Apart from producing music, L.A. Reid has also worked as a drummer, music arranger, and percussion programmer.


  1. Hello, I am the Executor of my grandfather’s estate, John Kirby Jazz Foundation – 2006 via Sony Music Entertainment (vendor number, etc., are available upon request). He was bassist and bandleader of the John Kirby Sextet. He died in Los Angeles in 1952. He recorded for Victor, Decca , Columbia and others from 1938 – 1946. He became respected sideman in the 1930s with the Fletcher Henderson Orchestra, Chick Webb’s Orchestra, The Teddy Wilson / Billy Holiday Orchestra, Maxine Sullivan, Lucky Millinder, Coleman Hawkins and Ella Fitzgerald – before establishing his own orchestra in 1938 (Song of the year “Loch Lomond”). His orchestra became the first jazz band the have his own sponsored radio program on CBS called “Flow Gently Sweet Rhythm” in 1940. I am 65 (getting old) and I need some direction to determine if all of Kirby’s royalties are accounted for (from 1937 to present). His daughter, Yvonne, died in 1999. Thanks for any path you can put me on to find some answers. The help desk at Sony is not working.


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