Clive Calder net worth Wiki, Height, Biography, Wife, Children And Early Life

Clive Calder net worth

Clive Calder Net Worth: Clive Calder is a South African businessman and recording executive who has a net worth of $2.3 billion. Clive Calder earned his net worth by being the co-founder of Zomba Group and its subsidiary Jive Records. Clive Ian Calder was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in December 1946.

Growing up Clive played bass guitar for different bands and read tax manuals for fun. In 1971 he started his first record label in South Africa. After moving to London, he founded the Zomba Group with Ralph Simon. By 1978, Zomba included management and publishing, and opened more offices, this time in New York City. The first Zomba record label, Jive, was established in 1981 and focused on rap and hip-hop. Another label, Silvertone Records, was established in 1988, and Clive became the sole owner of Zomba in 1990. Jive has collaborated with popular groups and artists such as NSYNC, Britney Spears and the Backstreet Boys. Calder sold Zomba to a German media group for $2.74 billion in 2002. Calder left the music industry in 2003, and Jive’s artists were later transferred to RCA. Once Britain’s richest music billionaire, Calder now lives in the Cayman Islands and works with his foundation in Africa, Elma Philanthropies.

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