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Clive Davis

AKA Clive Jay Davis

Born: 4-Apr-1932
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual [1]
Occupation: Business, Music Producer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder of Arista Records


[1] "I'm still attracted to women. You don't have to be only one thing or another. For me it's the person." (from a 2013 interview with Katie Couric)

    University: BA, New York University (1953)
    Law School: Harvard Law School (1956)

    BMG Chairman, North American Division
    RCA Records President
    Arista Records Founder (1974-2000)
    Columbia Records President (1967-72)
    Columbia Records VP and GM (1966-67)
    Columbia Records VP (1965-66)
    Columbia Records Attorney (1960-65)
    Rosenman, Colin, Kaye, Petschek & Freund Associate
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Tax Evasion 1976 (convicted)
    Grammy 1999 (produced Carlos Santana's Supernatural; two Grammys)
    Grammy 1999 Trustee's Award for Lifetime Achievement
    Grammy 2005 (produced Kelly Clarkson's Breakaway)
    Grammy 2008 (produced Jennifer Hudson's Jennifer Hudson)
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000 (as Non-Performer)
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 28-Jan-1997

    TELEVISION
    American Idol Special Announcer

Author of books:
The Soundtrack of My Life (2013, memoir)


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