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Jimmy Iovine

Biography

Chairman of Interscope-Geffen-A&M Information and co-founder of Beats Consumer electronics. He caused John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen, and Dr. Dre. He fulfilled a songwriter in his teenage years who helped him get yourself a job washing a recording studio room, that was his 1st intro to music creation. He worked like a sound engineer for top level musicians for just two years beginning in the 1970s, ultimately moving into creating albums. He was created in Brooklyn, NY, where his dad Wayne Iovine Sr. was a longshoreman. He was wedded to Vicki Iovine until 2009 and in 2014, he started dating celebrity Liberty Ross. He offers two sons called Wayne and Jeremy. He helped create music documentaries for Ringo Starr, the Pussycat Dolls, U2, along with other artists.

Quick Facts


Full Name Jimmy Iovine
Date Of Birth March 11, 1953
Place Of Birth Brooklyn, NY
Profession Entrepreneur
Nationality American
Spouse Liberty Ross, Vicki Iovine
Children Jade Iovine, James Iovine, Jessica Iovine, Jeremy Iovine
Parents James Iovine, Sr.
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
Movies Get Rich or Die Tryin', 8 Mile, Weird Science
TV Shows The Defiant Ones
Star Sign Pisces

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#Fact
1Last name is pronounced "Eye-veen".
2Wife Vicki McCarty is the best-selling author of "The Girlfriend's Guide" book series.
3Was an engineer in the mid-1970s for John Lennon and Bruce Springsteen, and produced hit albums for U2, Dire Straits, the Eurythmics, Stevie Nicks, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Pretenders, Bob Seger and Patti Smith.
4Named one of the five hottest producers of the 1980s by Billboard and twice voted Producer of the Year by Rolling Stone.
5Co-founded Interscope Records in 1990, introducing artists such as No Doubt, Dr. Dre, Nine Inch Nails, Eminem, Limp Bizkit, Enrique Iglesias, Mya, 2Pac, Smash Mouth and Eve.
6President of Interscope Records.


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nina2015/Iexecutive producer post-production
Lady Gaga Presents: The Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden2011TV Movie documentary executive producer
Archie's Final Project2009executive producer
More Than a Game2008Documentary executive producer
Off the Record2006-2008TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Ringo Starr: Off the Record2008TV Movie documentary executive producer
Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious2008TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
Cane2007TV Series executive producer - 12 episodes
The Pussycat Dolls: Live from Manchester Evening News Arena2007Video executive producer
Rock Legends: Platinum Weird2006TV Movie executive producer
Get Rich or Die Tryin'2005producer
Interscope Presents 'The Next Episode'2003TV Series executive producer
Super Bowl XXXVII Halftime Show2003TV Movie executive producer
8 Mile2002producer
Farmclub.com2001TV Series executive producer

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Idol2012-2013TV Series chairman - 24 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rocky IV1985producer: "Sweetest Victory"
Weird Science1985producer: "TURN IT ON", "PRIVATE JOY"
Fletch1985producer: "Name Of The Game"
Streets of Fire1984producer: "NEVER BE YOU", "SORCERER", "I CAN DREAM ABOUT YOU"
Against All Odds1984producer: "VIOLET AND BLUE"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Pretenders: Greatest Hits2000Video documentary producer: "Don't Get Me Wrong", "Hymn To Her"
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York1992producer: "Christmas All Over Again"
Road House1989producer: "On the Road Again", "Confidence Man", "Long Tall Sally", "Travelin' Band", "Good Heart", "One Foot on the Gravel", "Hear That Guitar Ring", "Knock on Wood", "I'm Tore Down", "Roadhouse Blues", "White Room", "Hoochie Coochie Man", "When the Night Comes Falling from the Sky"
Scrooged1988producer: "The Christmas Song Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire", "Sweetest Thing"
Made in Heaven1987producer: "I Still Want You"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Road House1989music supervisor
Scrooged1988music supervisor
U2: Rattle and Hum1988Documentary music producer
Weird Science1985composer: special musical material / song producer
Streets of Fire1984special musical material supervisor
Sixteen Candles1984music supervisor

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Family Guy2005TV SeriesJimmy Iovine

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I Want a Baby1994TV Movie documentary

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Zodiac Show: Metamorphosis2009Documentary special thanks post-production
Countdown To: Mindless Behavior2011TV Movie very special thanks
Inside: El DeBarge2011TV Movie special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Revolt Live2014TV SeriesHerself / Himself
The Tanning of America2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
American Idol2011-2013TV SeriesHimself - Mentor / Himself / Himself - In-House Coach
American Masters2012TV Series documentaryHimself
The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town2010DocumentaryHimself - Recording Engineer
Classic Albums: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Damn the Torpedoes2010Video documentaryHimself
New Kids on the Block: A Behind the Music Special2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream2007DocumentaryHimself
A Portrait of an Artist: The Making of 'Get Rich or Die Tryin'2006Video documentary shortHimself
The 3rd Annual Vibe Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
All We Are Saying2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Frontline2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Behind the Music1998-1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Stevie Nicks in Concert1982TV MovieHimself-Percussion

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Variety, Music or Comedy SpecialLady Gaga Presents: The Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden (2011)· Lady Gaga (executive producer/performer)
· Troy Carter (executive producer)
· Vincent Herbert (executive producer)
· Mo Morrison (executive producer)


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