|Birth name Rodney Richard|
Labels Don Vito Productions
Genres Hip Hop, Pop, R&B,
Name Don Vito
|Occupation(s) Record Producer|
Years active 2000–present
Children Lyric Richard
|Born July 9, 1978 (age 45) Gary, Indiana, United States (1978-07-09) |
Associated acts Ciara, Bow Wow, Nelly, Gorilla Zoe, Yung Joc, Mya
Similar People LaTavia Roberson, Kameelah Williams, Kim Zolciak, Cherish, Kandi Burruss
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Rodney "Don Vito" Richard (born July 9, 1978) is an American record producer. He is best known as the producer who collaborated with Kandi Burruss on projects portrayed on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, including Kim Zolciak’s breakout single “Tardy for the Party”, as a judge on The Kandi Factory airing on Bravo, and as executive producer for Kandi Burruss' weekly webisode series Kandi Koated Nights.
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Don Vito was born on July 9, 1978, in Gary, Indiana to Louis and Juanita Richard. While in high school, he learned the art of DJing and would perform at school dances and local house parties. After being discharged from the Marine Corps, Vito moved to Atlanta, Georgia.
On August 21, 2013, it was reported that Don Vito and his girlfriend, LaTavia Roberson, formerly of Destiny's Child, welcomed a baby girl named Lyric.
Vito was introduced to record producer, DJ Cooley C, who gave him the opportunity to work with hip hop artist, Ghetto Mafia and Kilo. Later, he met Ian Burke who introduced him to female rapper Solé, signed to RedZone Entertainment. Tricky Stewart signed him to Redzone, working with artists such as Solé, Mýa, and Blu Cantrell. Less than four years later, Don Vito ventured out with the R&B group, Cherish.
In 2005, Don Vito launched Don Vito Productions, a music & video production company.