Adolfo Quinones Net Worth

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Adolfo Gutierrez Quinones was born on the 11th March 1955 in Chicago, Illinois USA, of Puerto Rican and Ethiopian ancestry, and under his stage name Shabba-Doo, is a dancer and choreographer, probably best known for creating a dance style called locking and the dance group The Original Lockers. He is also known as an actor, who appeared in the role of Ozone in the breakdancing film “Breakin’” (1984). His career has been active since 1971.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Adolfo Quinones is, as of mid-2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Adolfo’s net worth is over $200,000, accumulated through his successful involvement in the entertainment industry.

Adolfo Quinones Net Worth $200,000

Adolfo Quinones spent his childhood in a middle class working family in his hometown. When he was three years old, his parents Jeffery and Agnes divorced, so he stayed with his mother and younger sister – Fawn Quinones, who is also known in the media as a dancer. While he was a student, Adolfo began dancing, and with his friends formed a dance group, which performed at school events. Upon matriculation, he decided to continue with pursuing his career as a dancer.

Thus, Adolfo’s professional career began in 1971, when he co-founded the dancing group called The Original Lockers, together with other members – Fred ‘Rerun’ Berry, Toni Basil and Don ‘Campbellock’ Campbell. The group achieved enormous success after creating a unique style of dance called locking. At the same point, he began to work as a choreographer, who subsequently collaborated with such famous musicians as Madonna, Luther Vandross and Lionel Richie on their concerts and music videos. Moreover, he also did choreographed the Academy Awards’ performance “It’s Hard Out Here For A Pimp” and for the MTV’s sitcom “Blowin’ Up” by Jamie Kennedy. Besides those, he was also the choreographer for a number of the Broadway theater musical productions, including “Stand Up Tragedy” directed by Ron Link, for which he won the Drama Critic’s Circle Award for Best Choreography. All of these projects added a considerable amount to his net worth. Thanks to his accomplishments, Adolfo has also been rewarded with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Additional to his career as a dancer and appearing in various TV shows, Adolfo tried himself as an actor. He made his debut film appearance in the role of Ozone in the breakdancing film “Breakin’” in 1984, which was followed by its sequel entitled “Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo” in the same year. In 1989, he guest-starred in the film “Tango & Cash”, alongside Kurt Russell and Sylvester Stallone. Furthermore, he also appeared in the role of Ramone in the 1990 film “Lambada”, portrayed Mr. Mercado in the short film “The Hotel” (2013), and most recently as Lionel in the TV film “Option Zero” in 2016. All of these appearances increased his net worth.

To speak further about his career, Adolfo founded On Q Media Group, a company which provides new media technologies plus traditional methods in filmmaking. He also works at The Performing Arts Center in Van Nuys, California, and at the renowned Ramon. C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts in Los Angeles, California, contributing to his net worth.

If to talk about his personal life, Adolfo Quinones has been married twice. His first wife was Gwendolyn Powell (1979-1982), with whom he has two children. Later, he was married to actress Lela Rochon from 1982 to 1987. He is currently single, andapparently lives in France.

Full NameShabba Doo
Net Worth$200,000
Date Of BirthMay 11, 1955
Place Of BirthChicago, Illinois, United States
Height1.8 m
SpouseLela Rochon (m. 1982–1987), Gwendolyn Powell (m. ?–1982)
SiblingsFawn Quiñones
MoviesBreakin', Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo, Lambada, Steel Frontier, Rave, Dancing to a Different Beat, Deadly Dancer, Breakin' vs. Krumpin', The Hotel
TV ShowsThe Big Show
1He was awarded the 1989 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Distinguished Choreography for "Stand-Up Tragedy" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
2Sold home in LA and is now living in France. [2004]
3Currently his work as a choreographer, can be found in upcoming film, "Kickin It Old Skool". Starring Jamie Kennedy, and Miguel A. Núñez Jr. [March 2007]
4Is co-producing with actor / director Eli Harris as well as reprising his role as "Ozone", in the upcoming film Break'n Revolution. The original film name is Breakin', and was an 80s cult classic. [April 2006]
5Has one daughter and one son.
6Established a friendship with Eli Harris during the development of what was Break'n Revolutions. They still talk to this day.
7Once used "Sir Lance-a-Lock, as his dance name.
8Was nicknamed "King Rookie", because of his easy ability to learn choreography quickly, when he was a member of the "Original Lockers".
9Is of Black (Ethiopian) & Puerto Rican heritage.
10Taught actor/choreographer "Darrin DeWitt Henson" of "Soulfood" fame, how to "Lock".
11Was crowned "Hip Hops first matinee idol", by Dance Magazine because of box office hits like "Breakin'", and Breakin II Electric Boogaloo".
12Received a "Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award" for Distinguished Choreography, in "Stand-Up Tragedy", "Mark Taper Forum", in 1989.
13He choreographed and appeared in Lionel Richie's video "All Night Long".
14Part of the Dance group called The Lockers in the 1970s, which featured Fred "Rerun" Berry


RingsendannouncedMarlon (rumored)
Option Zero2016TV MovieLionel
The Hotel2013ShortMr. Mercado
Steel Frontier1995VideoDeacon
Rave, Dancing to a Different Beat1993
The Sitter1991TV MovieNick (as Shabba-Doo)
Deadly Dancer1991Tony Penter (as Shabba-Doo)
Lambada1990/IRamone (as Shabba Doo)
Married with Children1990TV SeriesCecil
Tango & Cash1989Dancer (as Shabba-Doo)
Miami Vice1985TV SeriesPepe
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo1984Ozone (as Adolfo 'Shabba-Doo' Quinones)
Kids Incorporated1984TV SeriesThe Genie
Breakin'1984Ozone / Orlando (as Adolfo 'Shabba-Doo' Quinones)
Xanadu1980Xanadu Dancer (uncredited)
Disco Fever1978/IDancer at Jet (as Shabadoo)
What's Happening!!1976TV SeriesDancer


Kickin' It Old Skool2007choreography and staging - as Adolfo 'Shabba-Doo' Quiñones
Blowin' Up2006TV Series documentary choreographer
Prom Pudendum1996Short choreographer - as Shabba-Doo Quinones
Rave, Dancing to a Different Beat1993choreographer
Lambada1990/Ichoreographer - uncredited
Madonna: Ciao, Italia! - Live from Italy1988Video documentary choreographer - as Shabba Doo
Madonna: Who's That Girl - Live in Japan1987Video documentary choreographer - as Shabba Doo


Rave, Dancing to a Different Beat1993


Rave, Dancing to a Different Beat1993story


The 78th Annual Academy Awards2006TV Special performer: "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" - as Shabba-Doo


Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films2014Documentary our deepest appreciation


MoveDocumentary filmingHimself (as Shabadoo)
The Hollywood Review2015TV SeriesHimself - Host (2016)
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films2014DocumentaryHimself (as Adolfo Quinones 'Shabba-Doo')
Unsung Hollywood2014TV Series documentaryHimself
The Stevie D. Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Blowin' Up2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Breakin' vs. Krumpin'2005Video documentaryHimself - Host
The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!1989TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Madonna: Ciao, Italia! - Live from Italy1988Video documentaryHimself - Dancer (as Shabba Doo)
Madonna: Who's That Girl - Live in Japan1987Video documentaryHimself (Dancer) (as Shabba Doo)
Ebony/Jet Showcase1986TV SeriesHimself
On Stage America1984TV SeriesHimself
Soul Train1981TV Series documentaryHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1980TV SeriesHimself - Choreographer / Himself - Guest
The Big Show1980TV SeriesHimself (1980) (as Shabba-Doo)
Saturday Night Live1975TV SeriesHimself - The Lockers

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