Hugh Masekela Net Worth

Hugh Masekela Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Hugh Ramapolo Masekela net worth is
$1.5 Million

Hugh Ramapolo Masekela Wiki Biography

Hugh Masekela was born on April 4, 1939 in Wilbank, South Africa as Hugh Ramapolo Masekela. He has been married to Elinam Cofie since 1999. He was previously married to Miriam Makeba.

Full NameHugh Masekela
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Date Of BirthApril 4, 1939
Place Of BirthWilbank, South Africa
ProfessionSoundtrack, Composer, Actor
EducationGuildhall School of Music and Drama, Manhattan School of Music, Stimela, Grazing in the Grass, Bring Him Back Home
NationalitySouth African
SpouseElinam Cofie (m. 1999), Miriam Makeba (m. 1964–1966), Stimela, Grazing in the Grass, Bring Him Back Home
ChildrenSal Masekela, Pula Twala, Stimela, Grazing in the Grass, Bring Him Back Home
ParentsPauline Bowers Masekela, Thomas Selema Masekela, Stimela, Grazing in the Grass, Bring Him Back Home
AwardsMTV Africa Music Legend Award
NominationsGrammy 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
MoviesHugh Masekela: Homecoming Concert, South Africa Freedom Day: Concert on the Square, Sophiatown, UK Freedom Festival
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!"


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"


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


A Dry White Season1989Score performer

Music Department

Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet2002musician: trumpet


Under African Skies2012Documentary consulting producer


When We Were Kings1996Documentary concert producer


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
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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