David Geffen’s Brother | Mitchell Geffen Death, Family, Wife, Ethnicity

David Geffen


Mitchell Geffen (born Mischa) Geffen (1933–2006) was an attorney who attended UCLA Law School and later settled in Encino, California. Mitchell Geffen fathered two daughters, who are David’s closest surviving relatives. Moving on, his brother, David Geffen during the month of February 2020, Geffen sold his Beverly Hills estate to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for $165 million, an amount that is believed to have been the highest price ever paid for a Beverly Hills home in California. The Beverly Hills estate owned by Casey Wasserman was purchased by Geffen in June 2020 for $68 million.

Mitchell Geffen Death

Mitchell Geffen died due to natural reasons at the age of 73 on Aug. 1, 2006, of Amyloidosis of the heart.

Mitchell Geffen Wife

Mitchell Geffen was a married man, a father of two children, and a successful entrepreneur. Unfortunately, his life was cut short when he was diagnosed with an aggressive form of heart problem. Despite the devastating diagnosis, Mitchell kept fighting for as long as he could and surrounded himself with family and friends.

Mitchell Geffen Parents

Mitchell Geffen was born in Borough Park, Brooklyn, New York. His father name is, Abraham Geffen and mother named, Batya Volovskaya (1909–1988). Geffen’s mother owned a clothing store in Borough Park called Chic Corsets by Geffen.

Coming to his ethnicity, both of his parents were Jewish immigrants who met in British Mandatory Palestine and then moved to the United States. Moreover, his brother, David Geffen, co-created Asylum Records in 1971 with Elliot Roberts, Geffen Records in 1980 who is currently 80 years old and born on February 21, 1943 in New York City, U.S.

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Mitchell Geffen Brother | David Geffen

After working as a talent agent at the William Morris Agency as well as later working at Ashley Famous Agency, David Geffen made his first steps in the entertainment industry. He founded Geffen Records and recruited Warner Bros. Records exec Ed Rosenblatt as president, in 1980. Geffen owned a Malibu compound on Carbon Beach, Until 2007. He donated $5 million towards UCLA’s Westwood Playhouse, in 1995. Geffen gave $150 million to the Yale School of Drama, in June 2021. In terms of net worth, Geffen is estimated to have a net worth of $10.8 billion. A total of $143.5 million was raised from the sale of two paintings by Jasper Johns, as well as a De Kooning from his collection, back in 2006.

Interesting to note, despite the fact that David’s yachts have been the source of much pollution, David Geffen has been ranked as the most polluting individual in the world and the most polluting individual in America.

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