- 1 Early life and family
- 2 Educational background
- 3 Career of a music producer, singer and musician
- 4 Personal life, ex-girlfriend Emily Ratajkowski
- 5 Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
- 6 Appearance, unique clothing style – passion for hats
- 7 Net worth and salary
Jeff Magid is a successful American producer and musician, who became even more popular after his relationship with Emily Ratajkowski, one of the highest paid models and an actress.
Early life and family
Jeff Magin was born under the sign of Aries on 26 March 1977, in Los Angeles, California, so his nationality is American. His mother’s name is Carolyn Magid, Since his childhood Jeff has been interested in music, and subsequently played several musical instruments: the piano, the guitar and the drums. When he was a young boy, he formed a music band with his friend Mike Fried, and they performed their songs at family dinners in front of their parents and friends. Jeff is still in a very good and warm relationship with her, they often spend spare time together, eating out or visiting various museums and exhibitions.
He often posts her photos on his Instagram account, writing the words of gratefulness to his mother for the support she has been giving him during his life. Nothing is known about his father.
Jeff matriculated from the Luella High School in 1995, then enrolling at the Brown University, located in Rhode Island, and graduating with a BA in 1999.
Career of a music producer, singer and musician
Jeff started his music career in his early years – becoming a professional musician was one of his biggest dreams. It came true when he created his music band “Magid”, and started recording songs and touring around the US.
He is also a popular music producer who has collaborated with many performers, such as Chicago, Gregg Allman, Dinosaur Jr., Quiet Riot, etc. Jeff’s most popular songs were written during the time of his relationship with Emily Ratajkowski, and Jess confirmed that such songs as “Birth Control”, “The Ritual” and “Make It” were inspired by her and their relationship. As of 2019, he was featured in several songs by such performers as Marcy Mane, Zab, K.A.N.T.A., and many others. His music career underwent a popularity drop after his split from Emily Ratajkowski, since a lot of his listeners were primarily her fans, and supported his music just because he was her boyfriend.
Jeff also owns the company named RBI Productions, which he founded in 1999. Before that, he worked with other production studios and companies, such as Capitol Records in which he worked for more than nine years, and Geffen Records, with which he collaborated for more than 10 years. He also worked with such musicians as Joe Cocker, Duran Duran, Tina Turner, and Electric Light Orchestra, while serving as a producer for those companies. He is a voting member of the Recording Academy, a BMI affiliated songwriter, and an experienced specialist in everything related to mastering music compilations, licensing, marketing in the entertainment sphere, etc.
Personal life, ex-girlfriend Emily Ratajkowski
Jeff started dating Emily Ratajkowski in 2014m after meeting at one of the social events. He supported Emily after her painful breakup with Andrew Dryden, a creative director and owner of a menswear store. Emily broke up with Andrew a few weeks before her nude photos leaked from her iCloud storage, along with other celebrities, models and actresses who also became victims of hackers’ attack – Jeff helped her to overcome this unpleasant situation. They started dating in December 2014, and seemed to be quite happy together, posting tons of mutual photos on their Instagram account. However, they announced their break-up in January 2018, and Emily shocked her fans and her ex-boyfriend, who has just finished with deleting all their mutual photos from his Instagram.
She married Sebastian Bear-McClard, who is an actor and producer, in New York on 23 February 2018, after a few weeks of their dating. As of 2019, Emily is still married to Sebastian, and shares a lot of photos of themselves, while Jeff is still single.
Who is Emily Ratajkowski?
Emily O’Hara Ratajkowski was born on 7 June 1991, in Westminster, London UK. Both of her parents are teachers, lecturers and professors; her mother, Kathleen Anne Balgley, is a PhD in English, lecturing at the University of California, Los Angeles, having taught American literature in Poland, where she met Emily’s father, John David Ratajkowski, who is a painter and also an art teacher, now working in San Dieguito Academy, located in Encinitas, California.
Emily started her modelling career in 2004, when she was only 13 years old. She soon gained popularity, and got her first acting roles, as she had always been interested in stage work and filming in the movies. She worked with such agencies as Ford Models, DNA Model Management (New York) and VIVA Model Management (working in London, Paris and Barcelona. As to her acting career, she appeared in such movies and series as “A Year and a Day” (2005), “iCarly” (2007 – 2012), “Gone Girl” (2014), in which she played the role of Andie Fitzgerald, and “Lying and Stealing” (2019). Emily has appeared in several music videos too, such as with Pharrell Williams’ “Blurred Lines” in 2013 and “Love Somebody” by Maroon 5 in the same year. Emily is also an Instagram personality, having over 24.3 million subscribers on her profile there.
— Emily Ratajkowski (@emrata) October 18, 2019
Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts
Jeff has always been a fan of literature, and likes spending some calm time with a book in his hand; one of his favorite authors is Roberto Bolano, and Jeff even visited the cafe in Mexico where Roberto wrote some of his books, “Café La Habana”. Jeff shared on his Instagram account that this trip was inspiring and encouraging for him, as he was still suffering from some sorrow and low spirits. Jeff likes visiting modern art galleries and museums, such as Pilar Corrias Gallery, Jean-Michel Basquiat Gallery, Marciano Art Foundation and many others. Jeff likes cooking, and he was a big fan of Anthony Bourdain, a popular chef, author of many cookbooks and TV host of cooking shows.
Appearance, unique clothing style – passion for hats
Jeff has very short dark brown hair which can hardly be seen, so he is a huge fan of hats of all kinds – one can’t spot him without his favorite accessory. He likes caps, hats, fedoras, homburgs – of all colors and styles. As to his measurements, Jeff is 5ft 10ins (1.80m) tall and weighs around 154lbs (70kgs).
Net worth and salary
Jeff’s current net worth is estimated to be close to $7 million, which he’s accumulated working hard as a music producer and musician. His painful breaking up with the model Emily Ratajkowski made his career slow down a bit, as he didn’t have any resource for carrying on.