Berry dropped out of high school in the eleventh grade.
Although he is named "Berry Gordy, Jr.", he is technically "Berry Gordy III".
Berry is the father of Rockwell.
Berry has 7 children.
Berry is the ex father-in-law of R&B musician Jermaine Jackson.
He is portrayed by Billy Dee Williams in the 1992 movie "The Jacksons: An American Dream".
Berry is the founder of Motown Records and Tamla Records.
The character "Curtis Taylor Jr." from the Broadway musical "Dreamgirls" and its film adaptation is based upon Berry.