Doug Morris

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Birthday
23, 1938
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
23, 1938 (age 80)
Birthplace
New York

About

American businessman who served as CEO of both Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group. He also founded a successful music video service called VEVO.

Before Fame

Early in his career, he served as vice president of Laurie Records.

Trivia

As a young man, he had a career as a songwriter, penning "Sweet Talkin' Guy," a 1960s hit song for The Chiffons.

Family Life

He grew up in a Jewish family and was educated at Columbia University.

Associated With

He financed and co-produced Motown: The Musical, a Tony-nominated Broadway musical set in the early years of Motown and based on the love affair between Berry Gordy, Jr. and Diana Ross.