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Lyor Cohen Net Worth

Lyor Cohen Net Worth is
$75 Million

Lyor Cohen Bio/Wiki 2018

Understood to be the former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Warner Music Group’s recorded music, Lyor Cohen is an American music executive with an estimated net worth of $75 million. The former Chief served the said position at Warner Music Group until September 2012.

Lyor Cohen Net Worth $75 Million

Prior to his successful career at WMG, Lyor has reported to have worked for Rush Productions, and Def Jam Recordings. The former Chief is supposed to have pioneered the development and increase of hip hopmusic. The former Chief has been powerful in the success of numerous hip hop artists like Foxy Brown, Nas, Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Run DMC and Jam Master Jay. Since his resignation from WMC in September, 2012, Lyor Cohen hasn’t still announced his next venture. Nonetheless, the former chief is still considered as one of the world’s most powerful ‘unemployed’ men.

Lyor Cohen was born to Israeli immigrants on October 3, 1959 in New York, U.S.A.

Full NameLyor Cohen
Net Worth$75 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 3, 1959
Place Of BirthManhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Height1.96 m
ProfessionCEO, Chairman of recorded music of Warner Music Group, American music industry executive
EducationUniversity of Miami, John Marshall High School
SpouseAmy Cohen (m. 1990–2006)
ChildrenBea Cohen, Az Cohen
Music GroupsIsland Def Jam Music Group, Island Records, Def Jam, Mercury Records
1(26 January) Leaves Island/Def Jam after 21 years to become head of U.S. recorded music operations of Warner Music Group. [2004]
2Won a ruling in federal appeals court to reduce a judgment against him and Island/Def Jam from $54 million to just over $100,000. Independent label TVT was initially rewarded $132 million in March 2003 after a U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals jury found Island/Def Jam guilty of interfering with TVT's release of a Ja Rule and Irv Gotti album, and Cohen personally liable for fraud, willful copyright infringement and wrongful interference with contract. (15 June 2004)
3Son of Israeli immigrants and the grandson of an Israeli Army general.
4President, Island Def Jam Music Group [2000]


The Biz2005TV Series documentary executive producer
Backstage2000Documentary executive producer
P.I.G.S.1999Video short producer


Scarface: Origins of a Hip Hop Classic2003Video documentary short executive board: Def Jam


Behind the Music2001-2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Bloomberg Game Changers2010TV Series documentaryHimself - Former President, Island Def Jam
American Masters2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Driven2006TV Series documentaryHimself
VH1: All Access2005TV SeriesHimself
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Scarface: Origins of a Hip Hop Classic2003Video documentary shortHimself, chairman, Island Def Jam Music Group
Intimate Portrait2003TV Series documentaryHimself

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