Antonio "L.A." Reid



  • Birth Name: Antonio Reid
  • Birth Place: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/07/1956, Gemini
  • Profession: Reality-series judge; record executive; songwriter; record producer
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Antonio "L.A." Reid Fast Facts:
  • Idolized James Brown growing up.
  • Founded the record label LaFace with former bandmate Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds in 1989.
  • In 1999, took a six-week executive-training class at Harvard Business School to prepare himself to run Arista Records.
  • Has also headed the Island Def Jam Music Group and Epic Records.
  • Launched the Le Metier de Beaute cosmetics line in 2008.
  • Antonio "L.A." Reid Relationships:
  • Justin Combs - Godchild
  • Perri "Pebbles" McKissick - Ex-wife
  • Ashley V. Smith - Stepdaughter
  • Addison Kennedy Reid - Son
  • Ariana Manuelle Reid - Daughter
  • Antonio Reid Jr. - Son
  • Emma Reid - Mother
  • Aaron Alexander Reid - Son
  • Erica Holton Reid - Wife

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