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Clive Davis Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Clive Davis Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth April 4, 1932
Zodiac Sign Aries
Eye Color Light Brown

Clive Davis is an American record producer, A&R executive, music industry executive, and lawyer who is widely acknowledged as the most influential person in the American music industry and is credited with helping several of the greatest American musical artists and bands/groups achieve remarkable success all around the world. Between 1967 and 1973, he was the president of Columbia Records. 2 years later, he had founded Arista Records and was the organization’s president until 2000 when he founded J Records. Between 2002 and April 2008, he had served as the chairperson and CEO of the RCA Music Group (which included RCA Records, J Records, and Arista Records). In this period, he was the chairman and CEO of BMG North America as well. In 2018, he was appointed the chief creative officer of Sony Music Entertainment.

Born Name

Clive Jay Davis

Nick Name

The Man with the Golden Ears

Clive Davis as seen in an Instagtram Post in September 2017
Clive Davis as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2017 (Clive Davis / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States


Pound Ridge, Westchester County, New York, United States





Clive, after his high school graduation, had joined the New York University College of Arts and Science, the primary liberal arts college of New York University. He had graduated magna cum laude from there in 1953, with a degree in political science.

Clive had then received a full scholarship to Harvard Law School, the law school of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He had graduated from there in 1956.


Record Producer, A&R Executive, Music Industry Executive, Lawyer

Clive Davis as seen in an Instagtram Post in February 2016
Clive Davis as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2016 (Clive Davis / Instagram)


  • Father – Herman Davis (Electrician, Salesman) (Deceased)
  • Mother – Florence Davis (Deceased)
  • Siblings – Seena Davis (Older Sister)
  • Others – Jessie Muscio ​(Daughter-in-Law) (Stylist)




5 ft 8 in or 173 cm


75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Clive has dated –

  1. Helen Cohen (1956–1965) – Clive had married Helen Cohen in 1956. They have 2 children together – a son named Fred Davis (b. 1960) (Media Investment Banker) and a daughter named Lauren Davis (b. 1962). They had parted ways in 1965.
  2. Janet Adelberg (1965–1985) – Clive had married Janet Adelberg in 1965. They have 2 sons together named Mitchell Davis (b. 1970) (Music Producer) and Doug Davis (b. March 6, 1974) (Music Industry Executive, Entertainment Lawyer, Record Producer, Founder and Managing Partner of the music, entertainment, and sports law firm The Davis Firm, PLLC). They had parted ways in 1985. Through Doug, he has 2 granddaughters named Bilie Davis and Cody Davis.

NOTE – He has 6 other grandchildren.

Race / Ethnicity


He is of American descent.

Clive Davis as seen in an Instagtram Post in November 2017
Clive Davis as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2017 (Clive Davis / Instagram)

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Stocky frame
  • Bespectacled
  • Puffy face
  • Receding hairline
  • Clean-shaven look
Clive Davis as seen in an Instagtram Post in February 2017
Clive Davis as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2017 (Clive Davis / Instagram)

Clive Davis Facts

  1. Clive’s parents had both passed away while he was still a teenager. This left him penniless and he had to move in with his married sister in Bayside, Queens, New York City.
  2. He came out as bisexual in his 2nd autobiography – The Soundtrack of My Life (2013).
  3. In 2011, the 200-seat theater at the Grammy Museum was named after him.
  4. In 2000, he was inducted into the ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’ in the non-performers category.
  5. He has published 2 autobiographies – Clive: Inside the Record Business (1975) and The Soundtrack of My Life (2013).
  6. As of February 2021, he had won 5 Grammy Awards (4 of them as a music producer).
  7. In February 2021, he was diagnosed with Bell’s Palsy.

Featured Image by Clive Davis / Instagram

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