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Famous Figure In American Music Industry Walter Yetnikoff Died At 87

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Walter Yetnikoff Wife Lynda Kady – Know His Net Worth & Family

Who is Walter Yetnikoff wife? She is his third spouse, Lynda Kady.

Popular American music industry executive, Walter Yetnikoff, has recently passed away. He is remembered for his contribution to CBS Records and literally guiding the late king of pop, Michael Jackson rise to the top.

Walter took his last breath on August 8, 2021.

Walter Yetnikoff is survived by his wife, Lynda Kady.

The lovebirds met each other late in life and tied the knot in 2007. As a fact, Walter was around his early 70s at that time.

Prior to Lynda, Yetnikoff was married to Cynthia Slamar. However, the former spouses decided to divorce due to personal reasons. 

Besides, even Cynthia wasn’t the musician’s first marital partner. Walter’s first wife was June May Horowitz with whom he has two sons named Michael Yetnikoff and Daniel Yetnikoff. Sadly, June passed away from cancer when they were married.

Walter Yetnikoff was originally from a Jewish family.

He was the son of Bella and Max Yetnikoff. Likewise, Walter spent his early childhood in Brooklyn, New York. 

Know Walter Tenikoff Net Worth

Walter Yetikoff leaves million in net worth, which is still not disclosed. 

He is the former president and CEO of CBS Records International. He also played a huge role in the establishment of Sony Music Entertainment

During his tenure in CBS, Walter assisted legends like Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, Cyndi Lauper, Barbra Streisand, and many more. Furthermore, late Michael Jackson sold 40 million copies of Thriller album under Walter’s leadership.

In 2004, Yetnikoff released his autobiography titled “Howling at the Moon”. Similarly, he used to volunteer for various philanthropic causes.

Walter Yetnikoff’s work has even been featured on Wikipedia.

Walter Yetnikoff Musician Obituary – How Old Was He?

Sadly, we had to read Walter Yetnioff musician obituary today.

Watler’s death was first confirmed by his wife, Lynda, among his close friends. Though his death cause has not been revealed, Yetnikoff had been reportedly battling several illnesses for the past few years.

Walter Yetikoff was aged 87 years old. He was supposed to celebrate his 88th birthday a few days later, on August 11. 

As for now, his family has planned a small service. Nevertheless, a more public memorial is scheduled to happen shortly after. 

The whole music industry has forward to pay tribute to the late musician. He left a remarkable mark on American pop culture.

We send our heartfelt condolences to Walter Yetinoff’s friends and family. His work will remain to stay immortal with us. Thank You. 

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