Elliot Grainge Biography
Elliot Grainge is a British record executive who is the founder and CEO of 10K Projects, an independent record label.
Grainge attended Northeastern University in Boston. While still a student, he used to run a bottle service club promotion business for dance and hip-hop venues in Boston. Later after graduating, he moved to Los Angeles, where his family lived.
Elliot Grainge Age
Grainge was born in 1993. He is 30 years old as of 2023.
Elliot Grainge Parents
Grainge is the son of Lucian Grainge, the chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group, the world’s largest music company. Lucian Grainge has been named one of the most influential people in the music industry by Billboard and Time magazine.
Elliot’s mother is the late Samantha Berg. In 1993, she experienced complications while giving birth to Elliot. Samantha into a coma from which she never recovered. She died in 2007 in England.
Elliot Grainge Ethnicity
Grainge is of British and Jewish descent. His father, Lucian Grainge, was born in London to Jewish parents who immigrated from Poland. His mother, Samantha was also British.
Elliot Grainge’s Engagement to Sofia Richie
Grainge and Sofia Richie got engaged in December 2022, after dating for about a year. Sofia announced the news on her Instagram account, posting a photo of her wearing a diamond ring and kissing Elliot.
The couple met through mutual friends and started dating in early 2021 after Sofia Richie broke up with her previous boyfriend, Scott Disick. They made their relationship official in April 2021.
What does Elliot Grainge do?
Grainge works as a record executive. He is the founder and CEO of 10K Projects, an independent record label that specializes in hip-hop and rap music. He launched his label in 2016 when he was only 23 years old.
Some of the artists that Grainge has signed and worked with include Trippie Redd, Tekashi 6ix9ine, Iann Dior, Internet Money, Surfaces, Poor Stacy, Lil Gnar, and TyFontaine. His label has had 18 gold and eight platinum records as of 2020.
Grainge has been recognized as one of the rising stars in the music industry by Forbes magazine. They included him in its 30 Under 30 list for music in 2020. He has also been featured in publications such as Billboard, Variety, Rolling Stone, and The New York Times.
Grainge discovered some of the artists for his label on SoundCloud. He has called the online distribution platform a “cheat sheet” for finding new talent.
His label has a distribution partnership with Caroline Records, a division of Universal Music Group, where his father Lucian Grainge is the chairman.
In 2019, Grainge’s 10K Projects teamed up with Internet Money Records, a creative collective led by music producer Taz Taylor, to form a joint venture deal.
The following year, he launched 10K Together, a charitable arm of his company that supports racial justice causes and black-owned businesses. Elliot also expanded his portfolio by acquiring Homemade Projects, another music label, in 2022.
Elliot Grainge Net Worth
Grainge’s net worth is estimated to be around $20 million as of 2023.