American record producer, founded Motown|Motown Records
Berry Gordy Rank
Berry Gordy Rank
About Berry Gordy
Berry Gordy is an American music producer and songwriter famous for being the founder of Motown Records with which he used in launching the careers of artists such as the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, the Commodores, Stevie Wonder, the Temptations and the Jackson 5.
He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Junior Achievement U.S. Business Hall of Fame in 1988 and 1998 respectively. In 2013, he became the first living person to be honored with the Songwriters Hall of Fame's Pioneer Award.
From 1953 to 1993, he was married and divorced three times. He has fathered numerous children.
He spoke during the memorial service for Michael Jackson where he called Jackson "the greatest entertainer that ever lived".
Berry Gordy's Popularity
Berry Gordy is a famous American record producer, founded Motown|Motown Records, who was born on November 28, 1929. As a person born on this date, Berry Gordy is listed in our database as the 9th most popular celebrity for the day (November 28) and the 12th most popular for the year (1929).
People born on November 28 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Berry Gordy is the 291st most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Berry Gordy's birthday, Berry Gordy is the 2273rd most famous American and ranks 24th in famous people born in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
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