L.A. Reid Height and Weight

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L.A. Reid's Weight

185 lbs

L.A. Reid stands 6 feet and 2 inches tall and weighs 185 pounds. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, L.A. Reid, also known as Antonio Reid, began playing the drums as a child, studying under his uncle, who was also a musician. He played with multiple bands throughout his early career, including The Deele, which scored a Top Ten hit in 1988 with their song, “Two Occasions”. After the band members went their separate ways, L.A. Reid and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds created LaFace Records. The label would go on to launch the careers of multiple stars, including Usher, TLC, and Toni Braxton. In 2000, L.A. Reid took over Arista Records from longtime CEO, Clive Davis. While with Arista, he signed such artists as Pink, Avril Lavigne, and Ciara. He left Arista in 2004 to take over as CEO of Island Def Jam Music Group, where he signed Justin Bieber, Kanye West, Rihanna, and revived Mariah Carey’s career. In 2011, he left Island Def Jam to become CEO of Epic Records and to serve as a judge on the U.S. version of “The X Factor”.

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