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Mark Cory Rooney was born in 1968 in Jamaica, Queens, New York City USA, and is a record producer as well as a songwriter. He has produced and written songs for such well known artists as Jennifer Lopez, Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey and many others. Rooney is also the CEO of the Cory Rooney Group. Cory has been active in the entertainment industry since 1989.

How much is the net worth of Cory Rooney? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is over $12 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. Music is the major source of Rooney’s fortune.

Cory Rooney Net Worth $12 Million

To begin with, the boy was raised in Jamaica, and from early childhood he was into music. In the years of adolescence, Cory joined the music group entitled The Exciters.

Concerning his professional career, Cory with Prince Markie Dee has released several solo albums, which included the single “Typical Reasons (Swing My Way)” that topped the Billboard Rap chart. The two launched the band Soul Convention under the label of Sony Music, but soon Cory received an offer from the same label to sign a solo contract, but didn’t accept, and continued his career as a producer. At first, Cory produced two singles of Mary J. Blige – “Sweet Thing” and “Real Love”, then worked on the single of Father MC “I’ll Do 4 U”, followed by producing Tommy Mottola.

In 1994, Rooney became the vice president of A&R at Epic Records, then took the position of VP at Crave Records as well as Senior VP at Sony Music Entertainment. During that time, Cory wrote and produced such well known songs as “The Roof (Back in Time)” (1997) and “Babydoll” (1997) sung by Mariah Carey. Among others, he has also produced “Sail On” (1998) by Destiny’s Child and has written “If You Had My Love” and “Feelin’ So Good” (both 1999) by Jennifer Lopez.

Finally, he was offered the position of senior executive and producer at Sony as well as at Casablanca Records. Talking about the artists he produced, Rooney wrote and produced Marc Anthony’s album “Mended” (2003), which has been certified gold in the US and platinum in Canada, as well as topped the music charts in those countries. Cory has also written and produced the fourth studio album “Rebirth” (2005) and sixth studio album “Brave” (2007) by Jennifer Lopez. The albums became respectively platinum in USA, Canada and multi-platinum in Russia. Rooney also worked with the eighth studio album of the above mentioned artist – “A.K.A.” (2014).

What is more, Rooney has produced not only singers but also television series. The list of the series includes “Born to Diva” and “The Shop”. Furthermore, Cory Rooney launched Cory Rooney Group, his own company which works with producers, writers and artists. The above mentioned company targets are publishing, fashion, television.

Finally, in the personal life of Cory Rooney, he married Danielle Rooney in 1989.

Quick Facts

Birth date: 1968
Profession:Songwriter, record producer, CEO of Cory Rooney Group
Nationality:American
Spouse:Danielle Rooney (m. 1989)
Awards:Latin Grammy Award for Record of the Year (2000)
Record labels:Sony Music, Uptown Records, Crave Records, Cory Rooney Entertainment (1997-present)
Music groups:The Exciters, Cory Rooney Group
Nominations:Latin Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Album (2006), Black Reel Awards - best Song (2001)
TV shows:“Born to Diva”, “The Shop”
Albums:Mended (2003), Father's Day (1990 (1990), Father MC), What's the 411? (1992 (1992), Mary J. Blige), Mind, Body & Song (1994 (1994), Jade), Sweet Kisses (1999 (1999), Jessica Simpson), On the 6 (1999 (1999), Jennifer Lopez), J.Lo (2001 (2001), Jennifer Lopez), Ultimate Santana (2008 (2008), Santana), Xscape (2014 (2014), Michael Jackson)
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Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest SongCharlie's Angels (2000)· Destiny's Child (Performers)
· Beyoncé Knowles (Writer)
· Jean Claude Olivier (Writer)
· Samuel Barnes (Writer)
2001GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual MediaCharlie's Angels (2000)· Samuel Barnes
· Beyoncé Knowles
· Jean Claude Olivier


Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ferdinando Show2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Lip Sync Battle2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Jennifer Lopez: Dance Again2014TV Movie documentary writer: "I'm Real Murder Remix", "If You Had My Love", "Ain't It Funny", "I'm Glad" - as Mark Rooney
American Music Awards 20142014TV Special writer: "Booty"
Dancing with the Stars2009-2014TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Tu cara me suena - ArgentinaTV Series writer - 1 episode, 2014 producer - 1 episode, 2014
Tu cara me suena2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Bling Ring2013writer: "Super Rich Kids" - as Mark Rooney
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011-2013TV Series writer - 18 episodes
Dance Central 22011Video Game writer: "Real Love" - as Mark Rooney
RuPaul's Drag Race2009TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Premiya Muz-TV 20082008TV Special writer: "Megamiks"
Australian Idol2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
The X Factor2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idol2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
American Idol2005TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Be Cool2005producer: "The Best of My Love", "Believer", "Ain't No Reason"
Diary of a Mad Black Woman2005producer: "Stupid" / writer: "Stupid"
Shall We Dance2004producer: "Let's Dance" 1983
Idol2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Mulheres Apaixonadas2003TV Series writer: "Nothing At All"
Deutschland sucht den Superstar2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Maid in Manhattan2002producer: "I'm Coming Out"
Enough2002/Iproducer: "Alive" / writer: "Alive"
Jennifer Lopez in Concert2001TV Movie documentary writer: "Ain't It Funny", "Cariño", "Secretly" - as Mark Rooney / writer: "Play", "Feelin' So Good", "I'm Real", "If You Had My Love"
Never Mind the Buzzcocks2001TV Series writer - 1 episode
Top of the Pops2000-2001TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Copperfield: Tornado of Fire2001TV Special writer: "Bring It All to Me" remix
Down to Earth2001"Someone To Love You"
Saturday Night Live2001TV Series writer - 1 episode
Jennifer Lopez: Feelin' So Good2000Video documentary writer: "Feelin' So Good" / writer: "If You Had My Love" - as Corey Rooney
Charlie's Angels2000producer: "Independent Women Part I" / writer: "Independent Women Part I"
Bring It On2000writer: "Bring It All To Me" Remix
Uga Uga2000TV Series writer: "You Sang to me"
Undressed1999TV Series writer - 1 episode
Runaway Bride1999"You Sang To Me"
Woo1998writer: "Let It Be" - as Corey Rooney
The Sunchaser1996writer: "Real Love" - as Mark Rooney
Whore 21994writer: "Real Love" - as Mark C. Rooney

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Be Cool2005music producer: Christina Milian
Jennifer Lopez: The Reel Me2003Video composer: songs "I'm Real", "Play", "Ain't it Funny", "I'm Real [Remix]", "Ain't it Funny [Remix]", "I'm Gonna Be Alright" / composer: songs "If You Had My Love" and "Feelin' So Good"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jennifer Lopez: Feelin' So Good2000Video documentary producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Borderline2015TV Series very special thanks - 6 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Born to Diva2003TV SeriesHimself (Judge)
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHimself

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