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.


  • Perri "Pebbles" McKissick — Ex-wife
  • Ashley V. Smith — Stepdaughter
  • Ariana Manuelle Reid — Daughter
  • Antonio Reid Jr. — Son
  • Addison Kennedy Reid — Son
  • Emma Reid — Mother
  • Aaron Alexander Reid — Son
  • Erica Holton Reid — Wife
  • Justin Combs — Godchild


  • Birth Name: Antonio Reid
  • Birth Place: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
  • Profession: Reality-series judge, Record executive, Songwriter, Record producer

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