Barry Weiss, the visionary Aquarius, is a well-known executive, chairman, and CEO of The Island Def Jam Music Group and Universal Republic Records. Born on February 11, 1959 in NJ, Weiss is a master of the music industry. His success story began in the late ’70s, when he started his career in the music business. He quickly rose to the top, becoming chairman and CEO of The Island Def Jam Music Group and Universal Republic Records. Weiss is known for taking risks and pushing boundaries, making him one of the most successful and influential figures in the music industry.