Tommy Mottola

Tommy Mottola is a household name in the music industry. Although he is not too much into singing, but through him many singers have realized their dreams of become the best artists in the world. This is because he is an experienced music executive and producer. At the same time, he has also ventured into the world of writing and have several books under his name. Previously, he was the CEO and Chairman of Sony Music Entertainment, but he is currently working for Mottola Media Group as their Chairman.

Well, how well do you know about Tommy Mottola? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Tommy Mottola’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Tommy Mottola to date.

Biography and Early Life

Tommy Mottola was born on the 1st of July in 1949 and was given the names Thomas Daniel Mottola. He comes from a middle-class Italian-American family who was living in The Bronx by the time of his birth. His mother’s name is Penny Bonneti and his father’s name is Thomas Mottola Sr. he also has three siblings named Jean, Joan, and Mary Ann Mottola. He has also disclosed that Tony Mottola who is a Jazz guitarist is his cousin.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tommy Mottola in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tommy Mottola’s age is 72 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 14 July 1949. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 192 lbs in Pound and 87kg in Kilograms.


He was enrolled into Iona Grammar School when it was time for him to gain knowledge. He graduated from Iona in 1962 then joined Iona Prep school for four more years and graduated in 1966. After graduating from Prep School, he joined military school for some time before he joined high school.

This was still not enough and therefore, he decided to join Hofstra University which is located in Long Island. However, he felt it was time for him to start him music career and therefore decided to drop out of school and join The Exotics to perfect his singing and guitar-playing skills. The Exotic was an R&B cover band.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Mottola has been married thrice in his life. His first wife Lisa Clark was a Judaism and therefore, he decided to convert to Judaism to marry her. Lisa is the daughter of Sam Clark who is the head of ABC Records. The two got married in 1971 they have two kids together named Michael and Sarah. After being together for almost 20 years, things didn’t work out so well so they decided to divorce in 1990.

Mottola is known to deal with prominent people in society. This is because all his three wives are well-known. On 5th of June in 1993, he exchanged his marriage vows with his wife Mariah Carey. However, four years later, on 30th of May 1997, they announced their separation then divorced later. This was however not the end for him.

He still tried his luck and once again he fell in love with a celebrity by the name Thaila who is an actress. The two got married on 2nd of December 2000 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Church in New York and are still together to date. In October 2007, they welcomed their firstborn a daughter named Sabrina Sakaë Mottola. In June 2001, their son was named Matthew Alejandro Mottola was born.

Is Tommy Mottola Gay?

There is enough evidence to prove that Tommy Mottola is not gay considering he has been married for three times. Currently, he is living with his third wife, and they have been together for 20 years now.

Professional Career

Tommy joined Sony Music in 1988 and his work was to handle US operations. Within two year, he had been appointed as the chairman of this company. They had made the best choice since he expanded this company in over 60 countries making it a global success. He worked for this company for almost 20 years and was able to sign various global music icons like Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, and Gloria Estefan.

He however left the company in June 2003 and later built his own company namely Mottola Media Group. The media group works in branding, TV Production, music recording, and management. Through Mottola media group, he has been able to launch and sign famous artists like: Lindsay Lohan, Mika, Cassie Ventura and Marc Anthony.


Mottola has made a lot of progress in his career since he joined the music career. One of the notable nomination he received for the Cable-ace Awards thanks to his work in Concert: Coming Around Again.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tommy Mottola in 2021

Tommy is one of the richest music producers in the world. He has a net worth of $600 million as of 2021. All his wealth has been earned through his hard work in the music industry.

Tommy Mottola knows what consistency is. When he realized that he was gifted and versed in the music industry as an executive and a producer, there was no turning back. Today, he has made a name for himself through his hard work and commitment in his career.


Facts of Thomas Daniel Mottola

  • Gender Male
  • full nameThomas Daniel Mottola
  • birthplaceThe Bronx, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth July 14, 1949
  • Age 74 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Lucky Number 8
  • Lucky Stone Moonstone
  • Lucky Color Silver
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$600 million
  • professionAuthor, music executive, and producer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 87 Kg, In Pounds – 192 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 173 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
  • hair colorBrunette
  • eye colorBrown
  • high school Iona Grammar School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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