Who is Clive Davis?
Clive Davis, real name Clive Jay Davis, was born on April 4, 1932, in Brooklyn, New York, the USA. At the age of 86, he is an American record producer, A&R executive and music industry executive. As a non-performer, he is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and he is also a five-time winner of Grammy Awards. From 1967 to 1973, he remained the President of Columbia Records. And from 1975 to 2000, he founded and presided Arista Records until he founded J records. Arista Records and J Records collectively fall under the category of RCA Music Group that was chaired and executed by Clive Davis from 2002 to April 2008.
His height is 1.73 meter (5 feet 8 inches); his weight and other physical characteristics are unknown. His zodiac sign is Aries; ethnically, he is a White American, who is a Jewish by religiously.
He was born to Jewish parents Herman and Florence Davis. He belonged to an average family; his father was an electrician and salesman. When Davis was a mere teenager, his father died. Although being an orphan, he spent his childhood as a deprived, oppressed and poor child, yet he learned how to survive in difficulties, and how to make his dreams come true without any materialistic support? After the death of his father, he moved with his married sister to Queens, New York City. He was a brilliant student, so he got scholarships to complete his school and college studies.
By considering his previous and brilliant academic records, the Alma mater New York University gave him a full scholarship to be graduated in political science. Then he again got a scholarship from Harvard law school, where he graduated and also became the member of the board of Student Advisers. It was his intellect and hard work that brought him out from poverty to be self-sufficient. The main thing God helped him in every aspect of life. And his intellect, determination, and intelligence enlightened his future to become a Record Producer and Music executive. He married twice in his life. His first wife was Helen Cohen, whom he married in 1956 and divorced in 1965. In the same year, he married Janet Adelberg, but the experience of this marriage also proved to be drastic for him, so he divorced his wife and got a legal separation from her in 1985. He is the father of four children:
(iv) Doug Davis
Clive Davis Net Worth is $850 million. The American record producer and music executive is only $150 million away from becoming a billionaire.
Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives (NYU):
The Soundtrack of Our Lives is actually the biography of the music producer Clive Davis. It is a documentary film that was directed by Chris Perkel |And produced by Michael Bernstein. Kenny Stoff was its cinematographer. It was initially released on April 19, 2017. The documentary film got 6.9 out of 10 in IMDb and 4.5 out of 5 from iTunes-Apple.
Clive Davis is the founder of Clive Davis Institute of Recorded music. It was founded to cultivate the passion of naive singers and musicians. It takes risks, nurture innovations and gives chance to the hidden talent of youth. It polishes the new artists and extracts a celebrity from their raw talent. Therefore, Davis’ Institute has let him become an entrepreneur. The aforesaid institute is the only program of its kind that introduces business, creative and intellectual skills while providing business and artistic training toward a BFA in Recorded Music. Consequently, it lets the new music artists emerge as creative entrepreneurs that can play a contributory role in supporting the evolving music industry. The main purpose of this institute is to persuade a new student to develop innovative music ideas, work collaboratively and cultivate their intellect and aggression to expose their true artist, who can play a significant role in alluring and captivating the world with his art, music, entrepreneurship, and leadership.
Clive Davis Gay:
In his new memoir, Clive Davis declared himself a bisexual or gay. The 86 years old man had sexual relationships with various women for more than 50 years. But later, he started having a relationship with men. He switched his sexual habit from natural sex to sodomy. Now, he loves to sodomize a man, who is more attractive to him than a woman. He made this revelation in his biography ”The Sound Track of My Life”. As per him, he established a sexual relationship with a man when he was married to his second wife, Janet Addelberg. As per him, the moment did not make him feel on the bed of roses. But it was little bit satisfactory for him to continue this activity in the future. Although it was the most difficult moment for one of his sons to accept his father as a gay or bisexual. Yet he is confident and satisfied. And now, he practices sodomy and feels free to discuss it.
Get Clive Davis on Instagram @clivejdavis. He is an average Instagram user with 190 posts, 58.6K followers and 0 following.
The 86 years old business and music mogul is considered a driving force behind the success of Whitney Houston. He got Whitney as a gospel choir soloist. But his ability to refine the raw talent and converted the coal to a diamond global superstar. Whitney was one of the most successful performers of her time. In 1985, she debuted with her album “Whitney”. In 1987, she became the winner of Grammy Award for her song “I wanna dance with somebody”. In 2012, she gave her final performance with Kelly Price. And just after 2 days, she was found dead in the bathtub of her hotel room. Her death was a mystery. She died on the same day when Davis was celebrating his Grammy Award party. He proved to be a self-centered person when he announced his party would not be canceled due to the death of Whitney Houston.