19 Facts About Tommy Mottola

1. Tommy Mottola bought out the rights to Casablanca Records, and resurrected it, signing actress Lindsay Lohan, and singer Mika.

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2. Tommy Mottola is seen as the main architect for Mariah's success in the early years of her career.

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3. In 1987, Tommy Mottola was chosen to run CBS Records at the age of 37.

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4. Tommy Mottola was born July 1, 1948, in the Bronx in New York City.

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5. On June 5, 1993, Tommy Mottola married his second wife, Mariah Carey.

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6. Tommy Mottola brought the idea for A Bronx Tale musical to producer group Dodger Properties and "put the musical on his back".

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7. Tommy Mottola produced the recent musical adaptation of Chazz Palminteri's A Bronx Tale.

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8. Tommy Mottola published a book titled "Hitmaker" in January 2013, written with Cal Fussman.

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9. Tommy Mottola bought out the rights to Casablanca Records, and resurrected it, signing Lohan and Mika.

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10. Tommy Mottola was instrumental in re-launching the various careers of such artists as Marc Anthony and Lindsay Lohan.

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11. Tommy Mottola was the head of Sony Music Entertainment until January 2003.

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12. Tommy Mottola worked with Michael Jackson from the time he began recording his "Dangerous" album.

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13. Tommy Mottola is credited with creating the "Latin Explosion" in popular music by championing such Sony artists as Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony.

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14. Tommy Mottola graduated from Iona Grammar School in 1962 and Iona Prep in 1966.

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15. Tommy Mottola is married to the Mexican actress and singer Thalia.

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16. Apart from Hall and Oates, Tommy Mottola is known as a mentor and former talent manager.

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17. Tommy Mottola helped Hall and Oates land a record deal and several high-profile endorsements.

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18. Tommy Mottola headed Sony Music Entertainment, parent of the Columbia label, for nearly 15 years.

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19. Tommy Mottola is the co-owner of Casablanca Records in a joint venture with the Universal Music Group.

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