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Suzanne de Passe

Legendary Motown Producer

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 Suzanne de Passe Biography

Suzanne de Passe is co-chair of the de Passe Jones Entertainment Group, an entertainment provider that has produced such content as the Martin Luther King Jr. biopic King and President Obama's Commander in Chief's Inaugural Ball.

De Passe began her career as an executive at Motown, where she discovered and signed Michael Jackson & The Jackson 5, Lionel Richie & The Commodores, Rick James, deBarge, and other multi-million-selling Motown acts. She also oversaw the production of soundtracks for such memorable films as Cooley High, The Mack, and Trouble Man, as well as the production of Motown films and television projects - including The Last Dragon, The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings, Lady Sings the Blues, and The Jackson 5 cartoon series - and secured the rights to the film version of The Wiz for the Universal Pictures-Motown joint venture.

As president of Motown Productions, she executive produced the iconic miniseries Lonesome Dove and many award-winning shows, including Motown 25, Sister Sister, Smart Guy, The Temptations miniseries, Kid & Play, The Jacksons: An American Dream, and Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century. She has produced the NAACP Image Awards, The Essence Awards, The Black Movie Awards, and Showtime at the Apollo.

De Passe is the recipient of many professional awards including two Emmy Awards, six NAACP Image Awards, three Peabody Awards, and a Golden Globe for her productions. She received an Academy Award nomination for co-writing Lady Sings the Blues.

Suzanne de Passe's experiences with Motown Records and De Passe Jones Entertainment, as well as her extensive work in the entertainment industry, have afforded her extensive knowledge of management, production, and business relations and negotiations. She has appeared as a speaker before numerous businesses and industry trade groups, including the Miller Brewing Company, Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association, Burger King Franchise Owners Association, and the Chicago Minority Business Development Council.

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  • A Woman Running Motown

  • From Life Stories to Screen

  • Motown: A Model, a Mecca, a Success Story

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    Booking fees for Suzanne de Passe, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Suzanne de Passe, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Suzanne de Passe for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Suzanne de Passe for your next private or corporate function.
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Suzanne de Passe Biography

Suzanne de Passe is co-chair of the de Passe Jones Entertainment Group, an entertainment provider that has produced such content as the Martin Luther King Jr. biopic King and President Obama's Commander in Chief's Inaugural Ball.

De Passe began her career as an executive at Motown, where she discovered and signed Michael Jackson & The Jackson 5, Lionel Richie & The Commodores, Rick James, deBarge, and other multi-million-selling Motown acts. She also oversaw the production of soundtracks for such memorable films as Cooley High, The Mack, and Trouble Man, as well as the production of Motown films and television projects - including The Last Dragon, The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings, Lady Sings the Blues, and The Jackson 5 cartoon series - and secured the rights to the film version of The Wiz for the Universal Pictures-Motown joint venture.

As president of Motown Productions, she executive produced the iconic miniseries Lonesome Dove and many award-winning shows, including Motown 25, Sister Sister, Smart Guy, The Temptations miniseries, Kid & Play, The Jacksons: An American Dream, and Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century. She has produced the NAACP Image Awards, The Essence Awards, The Black Movie Awards, and Showtime at the Apollo.

De Passe is the recipient of many professional awards including two Emmy Awards, six NAACP Image Awards, three Peabody Awards, and a Golden Globe for her productions. She received an Academy Award nomination for co-writing Lady Sings the Blues.

Suzanne de Passe's experiences with Motown Records and De Passe Jones Entertainment, as well as her extensive work in the entertainment industry, have afforded her extensive knowledge of management, production, and business relations and negotiations. She has appeared as a speaker before numerous businesses and industry trade groups, including the Miller Brewing Company, Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association, Burger King Franchise Owners Association, and the Chicago Minority Business Development Council.

Suzanne de Passe Videos

  • 2008 Savannah Film Festival: Suzanne de Passe - YouTube
  • Suzanne De Passe remembers the Jackson 5

Suzanne de Passe Speaking Topics

  • A Woman Running Motown

  • From Life Stories to Screen

  • Motown: A Model, a Mecca, a Success Story

FAQs on booking Suzanne de Passe

  • How to book Suzanne de Passe?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Suzanne de Passe for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Suzanne de Passe, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Suzanne de Passe or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Suzanne de Passe?

    Booking fees for Suzanne de Passe, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Suzanne de Passe, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Suzanne de Passe?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Suzanne de Passe for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Suzanne de Passe for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Suzanne de Passe or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Suzanne de Passe or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Suzanne de Passe is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Suzanne de Passe for your event is available upon request. Suzanne de Passe generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Tracee Ellis Ross, Amy DuBois Barnett, Susan L. Taylor, Caroline Baron and Ursula Rucker. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Suzanne de Passe for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Suzanne de Passe Speaker Videos

  • 2008 Savannah Film Festival: Suzanne de Passe - YouTube
    Suzanne De Passe remembers the Jackson 5

Suzanne de Passe Speaking Topics

  • A Woman Running Motown

  • From Life Stories to Screen

  • Motown: A Model, a Mecca, a Success Story

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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