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Jimmy Iovine

Music Executive
Male
Born Mar 11, 1953

James "Jimmy" Iovine is an American music producer, entrepreneur and chairman of Interscope-Geffen-A&M.

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CHILDHOOD

1953 Birth Born on March 11, 1953.

FORTIES

2001 48 Years Old It went on to become Interscope-Geffen-A&M following Universal's acquisition of PolyGram when Iovine was named co-chairman; in 2001, he became chairman.
2002 49 Years Old He is credited with having given Eminem's demo tape to Dr. Dre, who signed him to his Aftermath label. In 2002, Iovine co-produced the hit Eminem movie 8 Mile and in 2004, he and Paul Rosenberg signed a first look deal with Paramount Pictures and MTV Films for their Interscope/Shady/Aftermath banner. … Read More

FIFTIES

2003 50 Years Old In 2003, he was co-executive producer of Enrique Iglesias's album Seven. … Read More
2007 54 Years Old Lady Gaga has thanked him several times during her acceptance speeches, as he was the one to sign her to Streamline/Interscope shortly after her 2007 performance at Lollapalooza. … Read More
2012 59 Years Old Seattle hip-hop group Macklemore & Ryan Lewis released a track critical of Iovine and his Interscope connections, "Jimmy Iovine," featuring Ab-Soul, on their 2012 album The Heist. … Read More
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