Net Worth: $75 Million
- Source of Wealth Warner Music Group
- Birth Place New York City, USA
- Marital Status Divorced (Amy Cohen)
- Full Name Lyor Cohen
- Nationality United States-Israel
- Date of Birth October 3, 1959
- Ethnicity Israeli
- Occupation Businessman
- Education University of Miami, John Marshall High School
About Lyor Cohen
Known to be the former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Warner Music Group’s recorded music, Lyor Cohen is an American music executive with an estimated net worth of $75 million as of 2012. He served the said position at Warner Music Group until September 2012.
Prior to his successful career at WMG, Lyor has reported to have worked for Rush Productions, and Def Jam Recordings. He is said to have pioneered the development and growth of hip hop music. He has been influential in the success of many hip hop artists like Foxy Brown, Nas, Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Run-DMC and Jam Master Jay.
Since his resignation from WMC in September, 2012, Lyor Cohen hasn’t still announced his next venture. Nonetheless, he is still considered as one of the world’s most powerful ‘unemployed’ persons
Lyor Cohen was born to Israeli immigrants on October 3, 1959 in New York City, U.S.A. After attending John Marshall High School in Los Angeles, Lyor Cohen attended the University of Miami’s School of Business in Florida, where he completed his business degree.