Net Worth: $50 Million
- Source of Wealth Music
- Birth Place Oakland, California
- Full Name Shakir Stewart
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth April 12, 1974
- Occupation Record Executive
- Education Morehouse College
About Shakir Stewart
Shakir Stewart was a U.S. record executive and he has an estimated net worth of $50 million. A graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, he opened his own recording studio using the money he had made from throwing parties at college.
Mr. Stewart got the skills as a talent manager and this was quickly noticed by Antonio “L.A.” Reid, who, at that time, was just starting the company, Hitco Music Publishing. With his excellent eye for talent, Shakir has signed Beyonce while he was at the company. He was appointed A&R consultant in 2009 at LaFace Records and has signed Ciara to the label where he stayed until 2004
After that, Shakir served as vice president and then senior vice president of A&R for Def Jam where he signed Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy and Miami rapper Rick Ross. In June 2008, he was appointed as Executive Vice President of the label after he replaced Jay-Z in the position which was vacant since December 2007.
Aside from discovering talents, Shakir Stewart was responsible of several projects, as the Def Jam VP of A&R, including Nas, LL Cool J and Brutha. On November 1, 2008, he was found with a gunshot in the bathroom of his home. He was later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.