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Tommy Mottola was born on July 1, 1948 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is a producer and actor, known for The Secret of My Success (1987), Ruthless People (1986) and Carly in Concert: Coming Around Again (1987). He has been married to Thalía since December 2, 2000. They have two children. He was previously married to Mariah Carey ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Secret of My Success Music Department
Ruthless People Music Department
The Big Bam Boom Producer


Hide Hide Show Show Producer (14 credits)
  Los Montaner (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 10 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.10 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.9 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 ... (executive producer)
  15: A Quinceañera Story (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode, 2017) (executive producer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Jackie & Nina (2017) ... (producer)
- Zoey (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2015 The Latin Explosion: A New America (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2009 Primera Fila: Thalía (Video) (producer)
 2007 A Model Life (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2006 The Shop (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2003 Born to Diva (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2000 Gloria Estefan's Caribbean Soul: The Atlantis Concert (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 1987 Hall & Oates: Live at the Apollo (Video) (executive producer)
 1987 Carly in Concert: Coming Around Again (TV Special) (executive producer)
 1985 The Big Bam Boom (executive producer)
 1985 Hall & Oates: Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid (Music Video) (executive producer)
 1984 Daryl Hall & John Oates: Rock 'n Soul Live (Video) (executive producer)
 1984 Daryl Hall & John Oates: Rock 'N Soul International (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of his book, "Hitmaker: The Man and his Music", by Tommy with Cal Fussman.

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5' 8" (1.73 m)


Thalía  (2 children) | See more »

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Personal Quote:

Music was around me from morning till night. From the time I was two years old I would climb on the stool and bang on the keys of our family piano. But there was one single defining moment that ran through me like a bolt of electricity when I was eight years old: that was the time I heard Don't Be Cruel' blasting through my sister's AM radio. The beat and the rhythm of that song branded me ... See more »


Referenced, in a somewhat curious context, in the mid-70s dance club hit "Cherchez le Femme" by Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band. The first line of the song is "Tommy Mottola lives on the road/He lost his lady two months ago.". See more »



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