Who is Quincy Jones and what is his net worth 2018? 79 times nominated and 28 Grammy Awards winner Quincy Jones is a successful record producer, actor, conductor & arranger, music composer, vocalist, television & film producer, instrumentalist, magazine founder, entertainment company executive, and humanitarian. Quincy has spent six years of his life in Entertainment Industry so it is quite impressive to hear something about his life and career.
He is very active in many work area such as music, television and media it is possible. He was also first African American Songwriter who won Academy Award.
‘Q’ was born March 14, 1933 in South Chicago, U.S. He is currently 84 years old. His parents Sarah Frances and Quincy Delight Jones, Sr was Carpenter a semi-professional baseball player from Kentucky. Quincy started taking interest in music due to his mother who always sang religious songs and also inspired Quincy to produce music. He won a scholarship in year 1953 and started his musical career. He also got paid for arrangement of popular singer’s shows. He was also first African-American person who got Academy and Grammy Awards. Jones is also a composer, singer and song producer.
Quincy Jones’s personal life was very colourful, and he had total seven children by his three marriages, except this Jones has also other relationships and dating girls. Quincy first married to Jeri Caldwell in year 1957 and divorced in 1966, they had one daughter. Second time he married to Ulla Andersson who is Swedish actress in year 1967 and divorced in 1974, they had two children. Last time he married Peggy Lipton who is also an actress in year 1974 and divorced in year 1990, they had also two daughters, and both are actresses. Except this all Quincy Jones had affair with Carol Reynolds. From 1991 to 1995 Jones dated and lived with actress Nastassja Kinski, they had a daughter.
Quincy’s musical career started when he was just 19, he also studied how to compose and record music. Quincy has also worked as music director in well known French music company. Jones’s Jazz music compositions were very much famous at that time. During year 1960s Quincy was also famous for arranging musical show of well known musicians and celebrity. He also started Quincy Jones Production. Quincy Jones has also published his biography in year 2001. Jones has successfully worked with Michael Jackson for song record and film. Quincy has also toured whole Europe.
Quincy Jones is very famous name in American Musical Industry. He was nominated for different awards 79 times which is record and won 28 Grammy Awards. He won ‘Grammy Award for Album of the Year’ twice in year 1991 and in 1984. In year 1986 and 1984 he won ‘Grammy Award for Record of the Year’. Quincy also Honored ‘Kennedy Center Honors’ in year 2001. Quincy won very rare and respected award ‘Grammy Legend Award’ in year 1992. He also won ‘Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award’ in 1996. ‘Grammy Producer of the Year’ in year 1991, 1984 and 1982. Jones also won ‘Grammy for Best Music Video’ in year 1986. In year 1982 he won ‘Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance’
Net Worth of Quincy Jones
Quincy is very much active in different work area such as musician, composer, music director, recorder and film producer, and that help him to get $450 million net worth. He is very humble personality and humanitarian person who always stay ahead when society needs him.
Quincy Jones is a personality with great talent and good heart. He has made $450 million, he often spent money in society where people need. He is humanitarian and always ready to help people. Quincy’ career and life says many good things such as how stay motivated all time, how to help people.