La Reid is one of the most famous people in the world of music. His popularity is not so much on the many songs he has produced as it is on the many people he has helped reach their goals. Although La is also a songwriter, he is more popular in his role as a producer. He is the top list of the richest producers in the world. Below is his biography, net worth, and personal life.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 La Reid Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
La Reid was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, US, and was brought up in the friendly Mount Auburn section of Cincinnati. Unlike other kids who are affected by being brought up by a single mom, Reid and his three siblings say their mother was an extra-ordinary parent. She made them feel loved and appreciated and always gave them advice about life that has brought Reid to where he is today.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Antonio M. Reid|
|Age:||64 years old|
|Birth Date:||7 June 1956|
|Birth Place:||Cincinnati, Ohio, US|
|Parents:||Antonio M. Reid, Sr. and Emma Reid|
|Spouse:||Erica Reid (m. 2000), Pebbles (m. 1989–1996)|
|Height:||5 feet 8 inches|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$350 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
La Reid is 64 years old as he was born on June 7, 1956. His height is 5 feet and 8 inches, and he presently weights 75 kg.
Education, School/College University
La Reid joined Chattahoochee High School. This was after the family moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and La was in 9th grade at that time. It was during his formative years in High school that he made up his mind to try his luck in music. Although there is no other information about his education or college life, it is a fact that La Reid is a great success in what he chose to put his hands into, and that is music.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
La Reid is the third born or the eldest son of Antonio M. Reid, Sr. and Emma Reid. Although he never had the pleasure of living his father, and the first time he saw him was in a photo, he never missed his presence. La Reid comes from a family of four, and he is the second last or the third born in their family. He has two older sisters by the name Ivy and Rosaland, and his younger brother is known as Bryant.
La Reid is very proud of his mum, and he attributes his success in music from his mum’s advice and the guidance he received from his uncle Albert. His uncle was a drummer, and he nurtured Reid’s passion for music by taking him along every time he went to jazz jam sessions.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Although he was brought up by a single mother, it is clear that he was trained well. This is because, despite him being a rich man and a celebrity, he has managed to keep a stable family life. His first marriage with Perri “Pebbles” Reid lasted for only seven years (between 1989 –1996). They had a son whom they called Aaron Alexander.
After separating from Perri, he started dating his current wife, Erica Holton, and they got married in 2000. Together they have two children named Arianna and Addison. He lives in Manhattan with his family, and there are no rumors of fights.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||2000|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is La Reid Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Erica Reid|
Professional Life and Career
Reid joined the R&B band in 1980, but at that time, it was known as “The Deele.” He became famous after the song “Two Occasions” was released and became a great hit in 1988. The song became position ten on the Hot 100 Billboard list.
However, La Reid is more famous for the support he has accorded many famous artists. There are a number of musicians whose music career was promoted by La Reid, including; Mariah Carey, Rihanna, Toni Braxton, Avril Lavigne, Rick Ross, among many others.
Although he has done a lot in the music industry, he is popularly known for being a co-founder of ‘LaFace Records.’ Currently, La Reid is working as the Chairman and CEO of ‘Epic Records.’ Epic Records is one of “Sony Music Entertainment” recording companies.
Awards & Nominations
During his career as a music producer and a music writer, he has earned very many awards and nominations. Some of them are; BMI Icon at the BMI Urban Awards on 30th August 2006. He was also received BET Honors from The Business of Entertainment Award in 2014, among others.
La Reid Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
La Reid is among the richest celebrities of his time. Although he is a good music writer, he majors in his career as a music producer. As of September 2020, His current net worth is estimated to be at $350 million and is expected to go higher as he is receiving great contracts by the day.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
La Reid is a straight guy who has managed to keep his life in control. So far, there are no rumors or controversial information about his career or marriage life.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
His Facebook page has around 2.3 million fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 1.13 million followers. On Instagram account, he has around 220.9k followers while on YouTube, he has around 3.3 million subscribers.
La Reid is a great man who has committed his life to help other people achieve their goals in music. He is a great music producer, and many musicians have become a success through the hands of La Reid, and he is still holding the hand of more who cross his path.