Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie net worth

Dizzy Gillespie‘s source of wealth comes from being a composer. How much money is Dizzy Gillespie worth at the age of 106 and what’s his real net worth now?

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Dizzy Gillespie (born October 21, 1917) is famous for being composer. He currently resides in Cheraw, SC. Considered one of the greatest jazz trumpeters in history. He was instrumental in the evolution of bebop and modern jazz.

Source of Money
Real Name
John Birks Gillespie
Place Of Birth
Cheraw, SC
Date of Birth
October 21, 1917 (age 106)

Dizzy Gillespie is a Libra and was born in The Year of the Serpent


Dizzy Gillespie was born in Cheraw, SC on Sunday, October 21, 1917 (G.I. Generation generation). He is 106 years old and is a Libra. John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie (October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer. He led a State Department envoy to the Middle East in 1956, the success of which prompted many to call him the Ambassador of Jazz.

His first professional gig was in 1935 with the Frank Fairfax Orchestra, followed by stints with the orchestras of Edgar Hayes, Teddy Hill, and Cab Calloway, the latter of whom fired him. Dizzy Gillespie is a member of Richest Celebrities and Composers.


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His style was so harmonically complex that many of his contemporaries failed to recreate his technique successfully, with Jon Faddis being the first to master the Gillespie approach.

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