Hugh Masekela Net Worth

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Hugh Masekela net worth: Hugh Masekela is a South African musician, vocalist, and composer with a net worth of $1.5 million. He could be the daddy of American television host Sal Masekela. Hugh Masekela plays trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone, and cornet. Hugh began to play the piano and sing at a very young age and took up the trumpet at 14. Hugh played for the Huddleston Jazz Band and joined Alfred Herbert’s African Jazz Revue. His debut record Trumpet Africaine premiered in 1962 on Mercury Records and he’s released numerous records through 2012. In 2013 the South African joined the Dave Matthews Band on trumpet in South Africa. Masekela serves as a manager on the board for the non-profit organization the Lunchbox Fund.

Hugh Masekela Net Worth $1.5 Million

Quick Facts

Birth date: April 4, 1939
Birth place: Wilbank, South Africa
Profession:Soundtrack, Composer, Actor
Education:Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Manhattan School of Music, Stimela, Grazing in the Grass, Bring Him Back Home
Nationality:South African
Spouse:Elinam Cofie (m. 1999), Miriam Makeba (m. 1964–1966), Stimela, Grazing in the Grass, Bring Him Back Home
Children:Sal Masekela, Pula Twala, Stimela, Grazing in the Grass, Bring Him Back Home
Parents:Pauline Bowers Masekela, Thomas Selema Masekela, Stimela, Grazing in the Grass, Bring Him Back Home
Awards:MTV Africa Music Legend Award
Nominations:Grammy Award for Best World Music Album, Tony Award for Best Original Score, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music, Stimela, Grazing in the Grass, Bring Him Back Home
Movies:Hugh Masekela: Homecoming Concert, South Africa Freedom Day: Concert on the Square, Sophiatown, UK Freedom Festival
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Father of Sal Masekela.
2Was nominated for Broadway's 1988 Tony Award as Best Score (Musical), with music and lyrics collaborator Mbongeni Ngema, for "Sarafina!"


Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blended2014performer: "Kwela Kwela" / writer: "Kwela Kwela"
Small Time2014performer: "Grazing in the Grass"
Independent LensTV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes, 2012 performer - 1 episode, 2012
Game Boys2008performer: "Grazing in the Grass"
Talk to Me2007performer: "Grazing in the Grass"
Bobby2006performer: "Grazing in the Grass"
The Last King of Scotland2006performer: "Grazing in the Grass"
Against the Ropes2004performer: "Hale Se Le Di Khanna"
Duplex2003performer: "Grazing in the Grass" Instrumental 1968
The Wild Thornberrys Movie2002performer: "Motla Le Pula The Rainmaker" / writer: "Motla Le Pula The Rainmaker"
I Shot Andy Warhol1996performer: "Grazing in the Grass"
Vampire in Brooklyn1995performer: "No Woman, No Cry"
Sarafina!1992performer: "Sarafina!", "Sechaba" / writer: "Sarafina!"
The Jewel of the Nile1985performer: "African Breeze" / producer: "African Breeze"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Snake Gives Birth to a Snake2014Documentary
The Kennedy Center Presents: Speak Truth to Power2000TV Movie documentary
Mandela1996Documentary
Children of Africa1993TV Special

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Alekesam2011Short
A Dry White Season1989Score performer

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet2002musician: trumpet

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Under African Skies2012Documentary consulting producer

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
When We Were Kings1996Documentary concert producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl2017Documentary filmingHimself
Jazz at the White House2016TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The Bantu Hour2015TV SeriesHimself
I Am Thalente2015Documentary
Tavis Smiley2009-2015TV SeriesHimself
International Jazz Day2015Himself
21 Icons2014TV Series documentary
Street Journeys2013DocumentaryHimself
International Jazz Day: Live in Istanbul2013VideoHimself
Under African Skies2012DocumentaryHimself
Mama Africa2011DocumentaryHimself (as Hugh Ramopolo Masekela)
2010 FIFA World Cup Kick-Off Celebration Concert2010TV SpecialPerformer
Breakfast2009TV SeriesHimself - Musician
Soul Power2008DocumentaryHimself
The Stern Grove Festival Videos2008TV SeriesHimself
Sunday AM2007TV SeriesHimself
HARDtalk Extra2007TV SeriesHimself
Laidback Knowledge2004TV Short documentaryHimself
Sophiatown2003DocumentaryHimself
South Africa Freedom Day: Concert on the Square2002VideoHimself
Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony2002DocumentaryHimself
Freedom Highway: Songs that Shaped a Century2001DocumentaryHimself
The Kennedy Center Presents: Speak Truth to Power2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
Children of Africa1993TV SpecialHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1990TV SeriesHimself
Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation1988TV Special documentaryHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1988TV SeriesHimself
Paul Simon, Graceland: The African Concert1987TV Movie documentaryHimself
Àngel Casas Show1985TV SeriesHimself
From Jump Street: The Story of Black Music1980TV SeriesHimself
Soul Train1974TV Series documentaryHimself - Guest
Monterey Pop1968DocumentaryPerformer
The Joey Bishop Show1967TV SeriesHimself
The Kraft Music Hall1967TV SeriesHimself
To Tell the Truth1964TV SeriesHimself

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