Rick Rubin net worth: Rick Rubin is an American music producer who has a net worth of $250 million. Rick Rubin was born in Long Beach, New York on March 10, 1963. While in high school, Rick Rubin started a punk rock band called the Pricks whose biggest claim to fame was being kicked off CBGB's stage after playing just two songs. Rick Rubin is considered one of the best producers working in American music today. He is the co-president of Columbia Records and founded Def Jam Records with Russell Simmons. Together, Simmons and Rubin revolutionized the music industry and helped launch the hip-hop musical genre and cultural movement. Rubin has gone on to produce records for an incredibly diverse range of musical artists. He has produced albums for the Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, Run–D.M.C., Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Black Sabbath, Slipknot, Slayer, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jay-Z, Danzig, the Dixie Chicks, Metallica, AC/DC, Aerosmith, Weezer, Linkin Park, The Cult, Neil Diamond, Mick Jagger, System of a Down, Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, Sheryl Crow, ZZ Top, Adele, Lana Del Rey, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, and Eminem. Rick Rubin has also appeared as himself in a number of films and documentaries including "Dixie Chicks: Shut up and Sing" and Dave Grohl's "Sound City".