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Tommy Mottola

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Birth dateJuly 14, 1949(age 67)
Place of birthBronx, New York, US
Spouse-Lisa Clark-1971-1990
-Mariah Carey-1993-1998

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Thomas Daniel "Tommy" Mottola (born July 14, 1949) is an American music executive, co-owner of Casablanca Records in a joint venture with the Universal Music Group. He is the ex-husband of Mariah Carey, and is married to Mexican singer Thalía. He headed Sony Music Entertainment, parent of the Columbia label, for nearly 15 years.

Apart from his experience in managing music outfits, Mottola is known as a mentor and former talent manager. His most famous proteges were Hall & Oates, Carly Simon, John Mellencamp, Diana Ross, and Taylor Dayne in the 80s, Mariah Carey (his second wife) in the 1990s, Gloria Estefan , Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Lopez in the early 2000s.

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