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Tommy Mottola

Music Executive
Born Jul 1, 1948

Thomas Daniel "Tommy" Mottola is an American music executive, co-owner of Casablanca Records in a joint venture with the Universal Music Group. He is the ex-husband of Mariah Carey and is married to Mexican singer Thalía. He headed Sony Music Entertainment, parent of the Columbia label, for nearly 15 years. Apart from his experience in managing music outfits, Mottola is known as a mentor and former talent manager.… Read More

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1949 Birth Born on July 14, 1949.


1977 27 Years Old In 1977, Mottola's name was mentioned in the first line of Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band's "Cherchez La Femme".


1999 50 Years Old The Australian band Regurgitator include the song I Love Tommy Mottola on their 1999 album art. Mentioned in the Lil Wayne song Spitter off the mixtape Dedication 2 "I got that Tommy Mottola " Mentioned in the opening chorus of Ghostface Killah's song Cherchez LaGhost off of the Supreme Clientele album, released in 2000. Mentioned by Wyclef Jean in the Fugees song "How Many Mics" from their 1996 Grammy award winning album The Score, " One day I have a label and make deals with Tommy Mottola." … Read More
2002 53 Years Old Mentioned by 50 Cent in the song "Fuck You" from his 2002 album Guess Who's Back?, " Tommy Mottola ain't shootin' out in the 'hood with me." … Read More
2003 54 Years Old Tommy Mottola was the head of Sony Music Entertainment until January 2003. … Read More


2010 61 Years Old In June 2010, he decided to sell his ranch in Colorado, for $27.5 million, as he was not spending time in it anymore and wanted to be closer to his family. Mottola later went on to date other stars before dating Mexican singer, Thalía. The two were married on December 2, 2000, at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City. … Read More
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