Lyor Cohen Net Worth

Lyor Cohen Net Worth is
$75 Million

Lyor Cohen Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Lyor Cohen has been actively involved with hip hop at various top labels for over 30 years, as the business grew in the margins of pop culture to the mainstream. He began by managing exceptionally successful rappers for initiating business Rush Productions, subsequently led Def Jam Recordings, the hip hop music genre’s top record label at that time, “the most significant black music business since Motown” according to Newsweek.

After Def Jam, Cohen successively assumed the direction of two of the music industry’s leading labels – the Island Def Jam Music Group, as well as the Warner Music Group — which signify popular musicians of music genres (including rap, rock, and country). Cohen’s closest associates have contained his longtime pal and partner Russell Simmons, rapper Jay Z and Atlantic Records chairman Julie Greenwald (both of whom maintain Cohen as a mentor), and Jon Bon Jovi. In September 2012 Cohen stepped down from the Warner Music Group. Although he’s not yet declared his next enterprise, Cohen stays—in the view of Complex magazine — “one of the most strong ‘jobless’ men on the planet.” Then he began the record label 300 Entertainment in 2013.

Lyor Cohen Net Worth $75 Million Dollars

Full NameLyor Cohen
Net Worth$75 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 3, 1959
Place Of BirthManhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Height1.96 m
ProfessionCEO, Chairman of recorded music of Warner Music Group, American music industry executive
EducationUniversity of Miami, John Marshall High School
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseAmy Cohen (m. 1990–2006)
ChildrenBea Cohen, Az Cohen
Music GroupsIsland Def Jam Music Group, Island Records, Def Jam, Mercury Records
1(26 January) Leaves Island/Def Jam after 21 years to become head of U.S. recorded music operations of Warner Music Group. [2004]
2Won a ruling in federal appeals court to reduce a judgment against him and Island/Def Jam from $54 million to just over $100,000. Independent label TVT was initially rewarded $132 million in March 2003 after a U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals jury found Island/Def Jam guilty of interfering with TVT's release of a Ja Rule and Irv Gotti album, and Cohen personally liable for fraud, willful copyright infringement and wrongful interference with contract. (15 June 2004)
3Son of Israeli immigrants and the grandson of an Israeli Army general.
4President, Island Def Jam Music Group [2000]


The Biz2005TV Series documentary executive producer
Backstage2000Documentary executive producer
P.I.G.S.1999Video short producer


Scarface: Origins of a Hip Hop Classic2003Video documentary short executive board: Def Jam


Behind the Music2001-2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Bloomberg Game Changers2010TV Series documentaryHimself - Former President, Island Def Jam
American Masters2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Driven2006TV Series documentaryHimself
VH1: All Access2005TV SeriesHimself
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Scarface: Origins of a Hip Hop Classic2003Video documentary shortHimself, chairman, Island Def Jam Music Group
Intimate Portrait2003TV Series documentaryHimself

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