Mona Scott-Young Bio, Net Worth Details, Married Life & Education

Known for her multi-faceted boutique entertainment company, Monami Entertainment, Mona Scott- Young is the Chief Executive Producer who manages the artists via her company. She is highly celebrated for creating the VH1's Love & Hip Hop. Also, she is the co-founder of Violator Entertainment and Violator Records. Through this company, she has managed artists such as Missy Elliot, LL Cool J, and Busta Rhymes.

Mona Scott-Young Bio, Net Worth Details, Married Life & Education

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth Feb 15, 1967
  • Age 57 Years, 5 Months
  • Nationality American
  • Profession TV Personality
  • Marital Status Married
  • Husband/Spouse Shawn Young
  • Divorced Not Yet
  • Gay/Lesbian No
  • Net Worth $30 million
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Children/Kids Justin (Son), Jordan (Daughter)
  • Height N/A
  • Parents Jeanine Ridore (Mother)

Known for her boutique entertainment company named Monami Entertainment, Mona Scott-Young is an executive producer- who manages various artists via her company, such as Missy Elliot, LL Cool J, and Busta Rhymes.

A creative expert, she is the creator of VH1's Love & Hip Hop and the co-founder of Violator Entertainment & Violator Records.

Apart from her work as a business executive, Mona is also a philanthropist. For her contribution to charities, Mona has received several honors, including the National Association of Black Female Executives, Vibe Magazine, and more. 

Personal Life: Husband And Kids

The TV producer has been married to Shawn Young since 2005. After being together for almost ten years, Mona and Shawn had got hitched on 21 July 2005.


Mona Scott-Young and husband Shawn Young on 13 January 2020 (Photo: Mona Scott-Young's Instagram)

Together, the producer and her husband are fortunate to be blessed with two children: a son and a daughter. Mona’s son named Justin was born in 1998.

Later, her daughter, Jordan, arrived in 2004.

Career Information

Mona began working for a developing firm- where she managed the office and served graphic designers.

Later, she joined Radio City Music Hall, which got her a chance to interact with celebrities and performers. 

While she was working for Radio City Music Hall, Mona joined a dance class. There, she met a group of women- who owned a dance company named Duntori. At that time, those women were signed to Select Records and managed by a group based in Brooklyn called TrackMasters.

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After meeting those women, Mona’s career in the entertainment field began as she was approached by TrackMasters to work as their manager. As a result, she got to work with Chris Lighty.

Soon after, Mona co-founded the company Violator Entertainment with Chris Lighty.

Similarly, she did a show called Road To Stardom for UPN in 2005. Later, she founded her own company Monami Entertainment in 2008- which manages artists and produces projects for television & film. 

Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Mona has piled up a total net worth of $30 million, which is fueled through her profession as a producer.

Bio: Age, Family, And Education

Mona, who holds a Haitian-American nationality, was born on 15 February 1967 in Queens, New York. She lost her father at a young age, after which her mother raised the executive alongside her four siblings: a brother and three sisters.

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As a teenager, Mona attended Park West High School.

Some Facts About Mona Scott-Young

  • Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
  • UPN's The Road to Stardom was the first TV show produced by Mona.
  • Back in October 2018, Mona signed a deal with Lionsgate to develop an unscripted series for Lionsgate's alternative division through her Monami Productions. Also, she signed to produce potential projects for the studio's scripted and digital arms.
  • Mona is also a part-owner of the Moscato brand MYX Fusions with Nicki Minaj.