Fabulous music producer, Benny Medina was a famous vocalist in the disco group of the late 1970s, the king of gentle jazz and also a film director. The man was Jennifer Lopez’s former manager; he was mentored by famous legendary musician Berry Gordy. Benny was quite famous for his contribution towards music as well as for acting in different television series.
Benny Medina Career Details
With the Apollo group, he kick-started his career, together they published their self-titled first performance on Gordy, Motown during 1979. The band’s lead vocalist member was Medina, who when wrote 3 songs, for which they became famous widely. He was soon appointed as Motown’s A&R head, where he worked as a trainee under the mentorship of Berry Gordy. He himself wrote many songs and composed songs like Teena Marie, Billy Preston and many more.
Slowly he shifted to Warner Bros Records, which gave him the opportunity to work with prominent artists like Ray Charles, Prince, Babyface and Chaka Khan. Post working with Warner Bros. Records, he along with his few colleagues founded management and Production Company named Medina/Pollack Entertainment. Soon he became popular, a recognised face for supervising dancer, singers like Jennifer Lopez and actresses and Sony Music, Tommy Mottola.
Benny Medina Net Worth
He inherited most of his net wealth by managing a few of the eminent iconic acts within the music industry. Apart from this, he is also the owner of Medina Company. Benny Medina son of an acclaimed jazz drummer, Ahmad Benny Medina gave him some good fortunes; he started singing as a head singer and co-songwriter of the R&B/Disco music group, Apollo during the days of the 1970s. Gained a total asset valued 20 Million $. He is still working and a part of this huge growth industry and improving with time.
Benny Medina Married
He is still not married and no rumours of him getting married have ever come online. Over years of his early career life and even now he kept his personal life secret. No records from his past life ever reported about Benny Medina’s wife or girlfriend. He has never shared the red carpet with anyone unless he, himself the manager of a particular celebrity like Jenifer Lopez.
Benny Medina Gay Rumours
There are rumours accusing Medina being Gay, over the “Fresh Prince” sets with Will Smiths acting as a young digger. He was fired for his sexual advances and inappropriate actions made targeting another cast member. From all these many assume the possibility of him being gay, but no additional investigations took place regarding his sexuality. He never opened about his relationship with any male partner or having boyfriend.
Benny Medina Wiki, Bio, Age
Birth Date: 24th January 1958
Age: 61 years old
Marital Status: Single
Education: Beverly Hills High School
Net Worth: 20 Million Dollar
Siblings: Sister (Katrina Medina)
Parents: Father (Ahmad “Benny” Medina)
There is not much known regarding his family or even his measurements and heights. He was merited with industry credentials, as a manager of Jennifer Lopez. Back in 2003, a little fallout took place between him and his ex-client Jennifer Lopez, who accused him of laundering nearly $100 thousand.