Net Worth: $400 Million
- Source of Wealth Music Production, Songwriting, Record Label Management
- Birth Place Long Beach, California, USA
- Height 6' 0" (1.82 m)
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth March 10, 1963
- Ethnicity American
- Occupation Musician, Producer, Record Label Owner
- Education New York University
American business executive and record producer Rick Rubin has an estimated net worth of $400 million in 2013. Previously, he served as one of the presidents of Columbia Records. In addition to being the man behind American Recordings, Rick Rubin is also known to be the founder of Def Jam Records. In the past, Rubin was included on Time Magazine’s list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.
Also known as DJ Double R, Frederick Jay Rubin was born on March 10, 1963 in Lido Beach, New York, U.S.. Along with artists such as Run–D.M.C., Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, and LL Cool J, Rubin is said to be influential in helping the hip hop music achieve mainstream popularity.
In 2007, he was named Producer of the Year (Non-Classical) at the Grammy Awards, for his work with Michael Kranz, Green Day, U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Johnny Cash and Dixie Chicks. He also won the same award in 2009 for his work on the albums of Ours, Jakob Dylan, Weezer, Neil Diamond, and Metallica. In 2012, Rubin became a recipient of a Grammy Award for the Album of the Year category for producing Adele’s album titled 21.