David Geffen Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

David Geffen Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Bio / Wiki

Real Name

David Lawrence Geffen

Nickname

N/A

Profession

American businessman, record executive, film producer, philanthropist

Physical Stats & More

Height

(approx.) 6 feet (1.83 meters)

Weight

(approx.) 180 pounds (82 kilograms)

Figure Measurements

Eye Color

Dark brown

Hair Colour

Black (turned gray later in life)

Career

  • Music industry: Co-founded Asylum Records (1971), Geffen Records (1976), and DGC Records (1990). Achieved success with artists like Eagles, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Nirvana, Guns N’ Roses, and Soundgarden.
  • Film industry: Founded Geffen Pictures (1980), which produced successful films like “Risky Business” (1983), “Beetlejuice” (1988), and “Braveheart” (1995). Sold Geffen Pictures to MCA Inc. in 1994 for $1.5 billion.
  • Broadway: Produced several successful Broadway shows, including “Dreamgirls” (1981), “Cats” (1982), and “Les Misérables” (1987).
  • Philanthropy: Established the David Geffen Foundation, which supports various causes including education, medicine, and arts. Donated $400 million to UCLA Medical School in 2020.

Personal Life

Date of Birth

February 21, 1943

Age

80 (as of October 26, 2023)

Birthplace

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Zodiac sign

Pisces

Signature

Nationality

American

Hometown

Brooklyn, New York, United States

School

Erasmus Hall High School

College/University

University of Texas at Austin

Educational Qualification

Dropped out of college after two years

Religion

Jewish

Caste

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Food Habit

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Address

Hobbies

Art collecting, sailing

Likes/Dislikes

  • Likes: Supporting artists and causes he believes in, spending time with friends and family, reading
  • Dislikes: Negativity, injustice, bureaucracy

Tattoo(s)

N/A

Controversies

  • Has been criticized for his business practices, including lawsuits and accusations of bullying.
  • Some have criticized his philanthropic contributions for being too focused on specific institutions and causes.

Relationships & More

Marital Status

Single

Affairs/Boyfriends

Has been linked to several high-profile figures in the entertainment industry, but has never publicly confirmed any relationships.

Marriage Date

N/A

Marriage Place

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Family

Husband/Spouse

N/A

Children

N/A

Parents

Jack Geffen and Batya Geffen

Siblings

One brother (Mitchell Geffen)

Favourites

Favourite Food

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Favourite Actor(s)

Robert De Niro, Al Pacino

Favourite Actresses

Meryl Streep, Judi Dench

Favourite Film(s)

“The Godfather”, “Casablanca”, “Citizen Kane”

Favourite Singer(s)

Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen

Favourite Colour(s)

Blue, black

Favourite Fashion Designer

Tom Ford

Favourite Fashion Brand

Brioni

Favourite Holiday Destination

Italy, France

Favourite Sports

Basketball, tennis

Favourite Restaurants

Spago, The Polo Bar

Style Quotient

Cars Collections

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Assets/Properties

Estimated net worth of $10.6 billion

Money Factor

Salary

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Income

N/A

Net Worth

$10.6 billion (estimated)

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Some Lesser Known Facts About

  • He dropped out of college after two years to pursue a career in the music industry.
  • He is a self-made billionaire who built his fortune from scratch.
  • He is a passionate art collector and owns a collection worth billions of dollars.
  • He is a vocal advocate for LGBTQ rights and has donated millions of dollars to related causes.

Social Media Handles

  • Twitter: @davidgeffen (unverified)

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