Rick Rubin Net Worth

Rick Rubin has a net worth of nearly $300 million which he has earned as an American rapper, record producer and keyboard player. He operated his record company Def Jam Recordings alongside Russell Simmons which was famous for helping popularize hip-hop in the 1980s. Rick founded American Recordings and remained the co-president of Columbia Records from 2007 to 2012. He is one of the best record producers in music history who has won 9 Grammy. Rubin has published his book, “The Creative Act: A Way of Being” in 2023.

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Rick Rubin Net Worth & Quick Facts

Full NameFrederick Jay Rubin
Rick Rubin Net Worth$300 Million
ProfessionRapper, Record Producer & Keyboard Player
Date of BirthMarch 10, 1963
Birth PlaceLong Beach, New York
Nationality American
Height5 ft 11 in
1.82 m
182 cm
ParentsMichael & Linda
SpouseMourielle Hurtado Herrera
Children1 son named Ra
Rick Rubin Net Worth

Early Life Rick Rubin

Frederick Jay Rubin (Rick Rubin) was born in Long Beach, New York on March 10, 1963 to Michael and Linda. He studied at Long Beach High School and started the band The Pricks with the help of a teacher. Rubin founded Def Jam Records using his school’s four-track recorder. In 1982, one of his Hose band’s tracks became Def Jam’s first release. He released JJ Cool J’s “I Need a Beat” with Russell Simmons and T La Rock’s “It’s Yours” with DJ Jazzy Jay.

Career of Rick Rubin

Rubin famous projects at Def Jam Records include “Electric”, “Tougher Than Leather” and “Reign in Blood”. Rubin and Simmons split in 1988, and he moved to Los Angeles where he started Def American Records.

He renamed Def American Recordings to American Recordings and his first project was Jonny Cash’s album “American Recordings” in 1994. Cash’s album “The Man Comes Around” won a Grammy for Best Male Country Vocal Performance in 2003. He won the 2006 Producer of the Year Grammy for his work on the album “Stadium Arcadium”. He has produced other albums include Mick Jagger’s “Wandering Spirit”, Tom Petty’s “Wildflowers”, Donovan’s “Sutras”, Metallica’s “Death Magnetic” and Shakira’s album project “Fijacion Oral Vol. 1.” Rubin remained the co-head of Columbia Records from 2007 to 2012. After that he revived his label American Recordings as an imprint through Republic Records.

Personal Life of Rick Rubin

Rick Rubin started dating Mourielle Hurtado Herrera in 2010 and married later on. They both have a son whose name is Ra.Rubin was a vegan for more than 20 years but he has started eating meat now. He liked professional wrestling and backed Jim Cornette’s Smoky Mountain Wrestling financially from 1991 to 1995.

Rick Rubin Net Worth

Real Estate of Rick Rubin

Rick Rubin owns several notable properties in Los Angeles including a gated 9,300 square-foot mansion above the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood of worth $2 million and a 4-bedroom supposedly haunted home in Laurel Canyon area of worth $785,000. He has also purchased a ocean-view home at Malibu for $8.1 million in October 2019.

FAQs- Rick Rubin Net Worth

What is the net worth of Rick Rubin?

Nearly $300 million.

Did Rick Rubin produce for Eminem?

Rick Rubin produced for Eminem on the song and music video “Berzerk”.

Why is Rick Rubin so popular?

Rick Rubin is an American rapper, record producer and keyboard player.

Who funded Def Jam?

Rick Rubin.

What record label did Rick Rubin own?

Def Jam Recordings, American Recordings and Columbia Records.

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