Benny Medina

Born Jan 24, 1958

Benny Medina is the CEO of The Medina Company and son of legendary Jazz drummer Ahmad "Benny" Medina. He has worked in the music business as a producer, talent manager and record executive. He has been involved in the careers of a variety of recording artists and performers throughout his career.… Read More

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    The Fresh Prince Of Beverly Hills
    Huffington Post - Feb 03, 2014
  • Sean "Diddy" Combs Passed On American Idol Because Of Ex Girlfriend Jennifer Lopez, Ex Manager Benny Medina
    US Magazine - Aug 21, 2013
  • Jennifer Lopez On Her Infamous Versace Dress At 2000 Grammys: "I Said, 'what's The Big Deal?' "
    US Magazine - Jul 09, 2013
  • Jennifer Lopez' Crazy Demands Cost Her Massive Gig
    Huffington Post - Mar 29, 2013


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1958 Birth Born in 1958.


1979 21 Years Old Medina started his career with the group Apollo, who released their self-titled debut on Gordy/Motown in 1979. … Read More


1999 41 Years Old Medina is best known for managing actress/singer/dancer Jennifer Lopez. Along with Lopez and then-head of Sony Music, Tommy Mottola, Medina launched Lopez's pop music career in 1999, after which he and Lopez worked intensively together building a dominant film, music, fragrance and clothing empire.
2003 45 Years Old In 2003, at the height of her popularity, Lopez and Medina had a public falling out, and split. … Read More


2008 50 Years Old 1 More Event
As of 2008, Medina officially resumed his role as Lopez's manager, and is also a godparent to her twin children. … Read More
2009 51 Years Old In early 2009, Benny Medina formed another company called the Medina Company.
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