Rick Rubin Net Worth
Frederick Jay “Rick” Rubin is an American record producer and also the former co-president of Columbia Records. Rick Rubin has earned his net worth from his production works through his record label, which is estimated at $250 million. He was born on 10th March 1963 in Long Beach, New York. He has attended Long Beach High School, and during his school days, he learned few lessons in guitar playing and songwriting and founded a punk band called “The Pricks”. Rubin is regarded as the man with the sensational voice that could easily induce life in a dead person with musical talent. Along with the co-president of Columbia, he has also garnered the position of founder in the Def Jam Records.
The biggest claim to fame of his band Prick was being kicked off CBGB’s stage after playing just two songs. Rubin is considered as one of the best producers working in American Music as he has founded Def Jam records during his senior year, be using the school’s four-track recorder. He moved on to form Hose, influenced by San Francisco’s Flipper. In 1982, Def Jam’s first release became the Hose track, a 45 rpm 7” vinyl single in a brown paper bag and no label. The band has played in and around the NYC punk scene, toured the Midwest and California and played with seminal hardcore bands like the Meat Puppets, Husker Du, the Circle Jerks, Butthold Surfers and Minor Threat, becoming friends with frontman and Dischord Records owner Ian MacKaye. He has founded the Def Jam Records with Russell Simmons and together they revolutionized the music industry and also helped on launching the hip-hop musical genre and cultural movement. Through his production company, he has been producing diverse range of musical artists including Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, Run–D.M.C., Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Black Sabbath, Slipknot, Slayer, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jay-Z, Metallica, AC/DC, Aerosmith, Weezer, System of a Down, Lady Gaga, Shakira, Ed Sheeren, Eminem, Kanye West and many others. His influence in the music industry has made him to appear on Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World List.
Along with Def Jam Records, he was named as the co-head of the Columbia Records in May 2007. Rubin’s production has earned him several awards including Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical in 2008 and the Grammy for Album of the Year for his role as producer on Adele’s album 21 in 2012. With the dedication to music producer career, Rubin has garnered total net worth of $250 million. Along with he had currently highlighted in media because of his recent purchase that he had been making for the Shangri La Studio which is known to be real estate property. He is also the proud owner of Malibu Home, which is worth of $2 million. As an one of the influencing music producer, he drives in an airy and distinguished deluxe car, Mercedes Benz SL63. Today, for his dedication in the music industry and revolutionizing the music, he is considered as one of the best producers working in American Music Industry.
Things to know about Rick Rubin
Full Name: Fredrick Ray Rubin
Date of Birth: 10th March, 1963
Rick Rubin in Twitter: 46.5K Followers in Twitter
Rick Rubin Net Worth: $400 Million