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Barry Weiss

Facts of Barry Weiss

Date of Birth: 1959 , February-11
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Barry Weiss

1959 Born in Demarest, New Jersey
1982 Started working with Zomba
2008 Became the chairman of BMG Label Group
2004 Appointed as a head of Zomba Label Group
2011 Retired from Zomba Label Group
2018 Net Worth Update

Detail Timeline of Barry Weiss

February 11 , 1959

Born in Demarest, New Jersey

Barry Weiss is an American music executive, born on February 11, 1959, in Demarest, New Jersey, United States. His father was also a music entrepreneur from the first generation of rock'n'roll. Barry completed his education from Cornell University.


Started working with Zomba

Barry Weiss, after completing graduation, started his career in 1982 after he met Clive Calder of Zomba, who had just started his record label in U.S. and was at the beginning phase of his record production career. 


Became the chairman of BMG Label Group

Barry Weiss continued working with Jive in and helped establish many highly established singers in the music industry. He is known for launching some famous pop stars like Britney Spears, Usher He replaced music executive Clive Davis in 2008 and become the chairman of BMG Label Group.


Appointed as a head of Zomba Label Group

Barry Weiss was associated with the Jive Records of Zomba since 1982. When Clive Calder, head of Zomba, was seemed to retire from the business and sold Zomba, Weiss was appointed as the head of resulting Zomba Label Group in 2004.


Retired from Zomba Label Group

Barry Weiss starting from 1982, was involved with Jive records, and later took on the company and became the head of the Zomba Label Group. During his career, he contributed to establishing some pop stars like Britney Spears, Usher.Weiss decided to retire from the group March 2011.


Net Worth Update

Barris Weiss has an estimated net worth of $10 million.


Barry Weiss is a renown American Music Executive and a record producer who is currently affiliated with RECORDS, a music label which he himself co-founded. He is best known for his works with prominent music artists like Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Chris Brown and many others.

Barry Weiss' early life and education

Barry Weiss, born on 11 February 1951 is an American music executive, executive producer. He was born in Demarest, New Jersey, the United States to parents, Hy Weiss and Rosalyn Weiss.


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Aquarius is his zodiac sign, Barry is of white ethnicity and he is American national.

He completed his graduation from Cornell University.

Barry Weiss' career

Barry Weiss served as the chairman and CEO of The Island Def Jam Music Group and Universal Republic records from 2011 to 2014.

He has also served at RCA/Jive Label Group from 2008 to 2011, he is known to have worked as a CEO for Jive Records from 1991 to 2011.

In 1982, Barry Weiss was introduced to Clive Calder from the famous recording company called Zomba who had started his U.S. record label Jive Records, a year before he met Barry. 

Weiss took Calder out to hip-hop and black clubs over New York City for his job interview. Weiss was immediately hired after Calder was impressed with his talents. Weiss and Calder together turned Jive into a veritable hip-hop and rap empire in the 80s.

He is well known for his role in Barry'd Treasure (2014), Storage Wars (2010-2013), Storage Wars: Barry Strikes Back (2015-), Motorcycle Mania III (2004), etc.

Barry Weis' personal life

66-year-old, Barry Weiss belongs is a married man but he has not disclosed information regarding his affairs, girlfriend and married life. 

In an interview, Barry mentioned that he had a long list of girlfriends but has not been clear about her name.

Barry Weis' net worth

Barry has a net worth of 10 million dollars which he earned from his career in music producing.

The American TV star earns around $50,000 monthly and receives an annual salary of around $570,000.

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