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Kevin Liles was born on the 27th February 1968, in Baltimore, Maryland USA, and is probably best recognized for being not only an entrepreneur, but also a manager and record producer, the ex-President of Def Jam Records, as well as the executive vice president of The Island Def Jam Music Group. He is also recognized for working at Worner Music Group. He has been an active member of the entertainment industry since 1986.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Kevin Liles is? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that Kevin counts the total size of his net worth at the impressive amount of $60 million as of mid-2016, making him one of the most powerful men in the music industry. This sum of money has been accumulated through his successful career in the entertainment and music industry.

Kevin Liles Net Worth $60 Million

Kevin Liles was raised with three younger siblings by his father, who worked as a railway conductor, and his mother, who was an accountant. In his hometown, Baltimore, he attended Woodlawn High School, after which he enrolled at Morgan State College, but he dropped out to focus on his musical career.

Kevin’s professional career on the American music scene began in 1986 when, together with his rap band Numarx, he wrote the single entitled “Girl You Know It’s True”, which was initially performed by the band, but was later covered by Milli Vanilli, becoming a multi-platinum and award-winning single. With this accomplishment, Kevin started to build his career and his overall net worth as well.

Subsequently, in 1989 Kevin established his own record label named Marx Bros. Records, releasing several hits by Numarx, and beside that, he began to work with such famous artists as LL Cool J, Salt ‘N Pepa, Run DMC, and many others, which contributed considerably to the his net worth.

However, as he wasn’t satisfied with payments, Kevin became the President of the Def Jam Music Group, and thanks to his great skills, this small production company in the next four years became a widely known record label of Universal’s music group. He supervised the creation of Def Jam South, Roc-a-Fella, Def Soul Classics, Def Soul, and Murder Inc., and he was responsible for the growth of Def Jam from a small record label to one of the most influential.

Kevin very quickly became the executive vice president of The Island Def Jam Music Group and he stayed on that position from 1999 to 2004. Some of the first artists that he brought to this record label were Jay Z, Ludacris, Ja Rule, Kayne West and Ashanti, increasing his net worth by a large degree, thanks to the popularity of the artists. However, his career didn’t stop there, as he became the executive vice-president of Warner Music Group.

Thanks to his accomplishments in the music industry, Kevin has received a number of awards, including the 2003 UJA-Federation’s Music Visionary Award.

When it comes to speak about his personal life, Kevin Liles has been married to Erika since 2010, with whom he has two daughters. He also has two children from a previous marriage.

Full NameKevin Liles
Net Worth$60 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 15, 1976
Place Of BirthBaltimore, Maryland, United States
Height1.73 m
ProfessionMusic executive
EducationWoodlawn High School
SpouseErika Liles (m. 2010)
ChildrenValentina Liles, Kevin Liles Jr, Kayla Liles, Genevieve Liles


Elite 242011TV Movie documentary executive producer
Scarface: Origins of a Hip Hop Classic2003Video documentary short executive producer
Jay-Z in Concert2003TV Movie documentary executive producer
Are You Hip-Hop's Biggest Fan?2000TV Movie producer
P.I.G.S.1999Video short executive producer


Method & Red2004TV Series creative advisor - 2 episodes
Scarface: Origins of a Hip Hop Classic2003Video documentary short executive board: Def Jam
Jay-Z in Concert2003TV Movie documentary president: Def Jam Records


Tu cara me suena - Argentina2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Welcome to the 80's2009TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode


Def Jam: Icon2007Video GameCurtis Carver (voice)


College Radio Day: A DocumentaryDocumentary post-productionHimself
Unsung2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Behind the Music2004-2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Money, Power, Respect: Hip Hop Billion Dollar Industry2012DocumentaryHimself
Fair Game?2010DocumentaryHimself - Warner Music
My Mic Sounds Nice: The Truth About Women in Hip Hop2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Bring Your 'A' Game2009Documentary shortHimself - Exec. V.P., Warner Music Group
I Want to Work for Diddy2008TV SeriesHimself
Access Granted2007TV Series
E! True Hollywood Story2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Driven2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Crank Yankers2005TV SeriesHimself
What You Don't Hear: The Music Industry2004Documentary shortExpert
Scarface: Origins of a Hip Hop Classic2003Video documentary shortHimself, president, Def Jam Music Group
MC Battle2003TV SpecialHimself - Judge
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHimself

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