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Berry Gordy

entrepreneur , executive , film producer

Berry Gordy, entrepreneur, film producer, recording industry executive. Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, BMI, Directors Guild American.

Background

Gordy, Berry was born on November 28, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Music (honorary), Eastern Michigan University, 1971.

Career

Founder, Motown Record Corporation, from 1961;Chairman, Board Of Directors, The Gordy Companyexecutive producer motion picturesChairman, Board Of Directors, West Grand Media, since 1998.

Works

Membership

Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, BMI, Directors Guild American.

Connections

Children from a previous marriage: Berry IV, Hazel Joy, Terry James, Kerry A., Sherry R., Kennedy W., Stefan K., Rhonda Ross-Kendrick.

children:
Berry IV Gordy

Hazel Joy Gordy

Terry James Gordy

Kerry A. Gordy

Kennedy W. Gordy

Stefan K. Gordy