Mona Scott-Young has proven that with integrity, hard work and dedication, anything is possible. She is a successful talent manager, television producer, publisher and TV host, as well as CEO and Founder of Monami Entertainment (www.monamient.com). The multi-media entertainment company is home to Grammy Award-winning artist Missy Elliott, publishing imprint Monami Books and VH1’s most popular docu-franchise Love & Hip Hop.
For television, Scott-Young is executive producer of Love & Hip Hop and the highly rated spin-offs Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, and Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood. She is also executive producer of the related series K. Michelle: My Life and Stevie & Joseline Take LA, as well as numerous reunion shows and specials for VH1, where she has also served as on-camera host and narrator. Additionally, she produced VH1’s late night series The Afterparty and is a consulting executive producer on the network’s late night talk format, The Amber Rose Show. Scott-Young is also executive producer of the new docu-series Money. Power. Respect, airing on WE tv. Her additional credits include executive producer of VH1’s 2016 Hip Hop Honors, Cocaine: History Between The Lines, This is Hot 97, The Gossip Game, Chrissy & Mr. Jones and The New Atlanta.
Scott-Young’s business and philanthropic achievements have garnered recognition from a variety of organizations and publications. Most recently, Scott-Young was recognized in the Realscreen Global 100 (2015 and 2016), The Hollywood Reporter’s Reality Power List, Variety’s Power of Women, Variety’s Reality Television Impact Report, Billboard’s TV’s Top Music Power Players and Multichannel News’ list of Women to Watch for 2016. Multichannel News also named her “VH1’s Reality Superstar.” In addition, Scott-Young was honored at the 2015 Toast to Urban Entertainment Executives event, was named one of the Top 40 Music Industry Social Media Influencers of 2015 by Synchblog, and was named a Women of Influence by the New York Business Journal.
Scott-Young’s previous accolades include being honored with awards from the National Association of Black Female Executives in Music Entertainment, ASCAP’s “Woman Behind the Music” Award, “Marketer of the Year” by Ad Age, and she was recognized by the National Congress and Convention of Haitian Americans for her philanthropic work. Essence magazine named her a “21st Century Renaissance Sister.”
While television production, talent management and publishing are at the core of Monami Entertainment, Scott-Young is also part owner and Chief Marketing Officer of Myx Fusions (www.myxfusions.com) - a premium, ready-to-drink wine beverage company currently in over 60 markets worldwide which boasts a line of fruit infused moscatos and sangrias. She has also ventured into creating mobile content, as the creative force behind the release of Love & Hip Hop: The Game - a lifestyle gaming app, available for download worldwide.
When not in the office, Scott-Young enjoys time with her family and serves on the board of The Haitian Roundtable and The GrassROOTS Community Foundation.
ABOUT MONAMI ENTERTAINMENT Monami Entertainment is a leading lifestyle and entertainment company with a specialty in talent management and cross-platform brand development. Founded by Mona Scott-Young, Monami Entertainment was created on the premise of expanding upon Scott-Young’s remarkable track record for success in all areas of the entertainment business. Monami Productions, a division of Monami Entertainment, is a leading independent production company focused on content creation for film, television, digital and mobile distribution.