Clarence Avant Height, Weight, Body Measurements, Shoe Size, Family

Clarence Avant is a Music Executive, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, and Businessman. He became popular as the “Godfather of Black Music”. Avant launched Sussex Records in December 1969. He had previously set up another mainly black music label, Venture Records for MGM.

Clarence Avant was born on 25 February 1931 in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA. He is the son of Gertrude Avant. He has seven siblings. Clarence Avant got married to Jacqueline Avant from 1967 to 2021. The couple has two children.

Clarence Avant’s height is 5 feet 8 inches tall and his body weight is 78 kilograms. His hair color is light gray and his eye color is dark brown.

Clarence Avant

Clarence Avant Personal Details

Date Of Birth: 25 February 1931

Birth Place: Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

Birth Name: Clarence Alexander Avant

Nickname: The Black Godfather

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Occupation: Music Executive, Entrepreneur, Film Producer

Nationality: American

Race/Ethnicity: Black

Religion: Christianity

Hair Color: Light Gray

Eye Color: Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation: Straight

Clarence Avant Body Statistics

Weight in Pounds: 172 lbs

Weight in Kilogram: 78 kg

Height in Feet: 5′ 8″

Height in Meters: 1.73 m

Body Build/Type: Average

Shoe Size: N/A

Clarence Avant Family Details

Father: Unknown

Mother: Gertrude Avant

Spouse/Wife: Jacqueline Avant (m. 1967–2021)

Children: Nicole Avant (Daughter) (b. 1968), Alexander Devore Avant (Son) (b. 1971)

Siblings: Ann M. Avant (Sister), Brenda Avant (Sister), Paul A. Avant (Brother), Weldon L. Avant (Brother), William E. Avant (Brother), Linda Woods (Sister), Harold L. Avant (Brother)

Clarence Avant Education

One-Room School, Greensboro

James B. Dudley High School

Clarence Avant Facts

He was born on February 25, 1931, in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.

He worked as a stock clerk at Macy’s and for a law directory.

He began in the music business in the 1950s as a manager of Teddy P’s Lounge in Newark, New Jersey, owned by promoter Teddy Powell.

His 75th birthday was celebrated by Billboard in its February 2006 issue.

He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in October 2016.

He is good friends with Quincy Jones and Don Cornelius.

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