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Chris Blackwell Net Worth:
Chris Blackwell Net Worth:Christopher Percy Gordon "Chris" Blackwell (born 22 June 1937) is an English businessman and former record producer, and the founder of Island Records, which has been called "one of Britain's great independent labels". According to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, to which Blackwell was inducted in 2001, he is "the single person most responsible for turning the world on to reggae music."Forming Island Records in Jamaica on 22 May 1959 aged 22, Blackwell was amongst the first to record the Jamaican popular music that eventually became known as ska. Returning to Britain in 1962, he sold records from the back of his car to the Jamaican community.Backed by Stanley Borden from RKO Entertainment, Blackwell's business and reach grew substantially, and he went on to forge the careers of Bob Marley, Grace Jones and U2 amongst many other diverse high-profile acts. He has produced many seminal albums, including Marley's Catch A Fire and Uprising.
|Birth date:||June 22, 1937|
|Birth place:||London, England, UK|
|Profession:||Producer, Actor, Composer|
|Children:||Jake Blackwell, Ollie Blackwell, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, Los Angeles, CA, United States, Phoenix, AZ, United States, Shine, Shine 2, Shine 5|
|Parents:||Joseph Blackwell, Blanche Lindo, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, Los Angeles, CA, United States, Phoenix, AZ, United States, Shine, Shine 2, Shine 5|
|Awards:||Grammy Trustees Award|
|Nominations:||Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media|
|Movies:||Third World Cop, Good to Go, Countryman, Ken Adam: Designing Bond, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, Los Angeles, CA, United States, Phoenix, AZ, United States|