Hugh Masekela net worth

Hugh Masekela‘s source of wealth comes from being a composer. How much money is Hugh Masekela worth at the age of 82 and what’s his real net worth now?

As of 2021,¬†Hugh Masekela’s net worth is under review.


Hugh Masekela (born April 4, 1939) is famous for being composer. He currently resides in South Africa. Jazz trumpeter and singer who used his music to bring black and white people together and was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1968. He became known as a member of Johnny Gertze, the first major African jazz group to record an LP.

Source of Money
Real Name
Hugh Ramapolo Masekela
Place of Birth
South Africa
Date of Birth
April 4, 1939 (age 82)
South African

Hugh Masekela is a Aries and was born in The Year of the Rabbit


Hugh Masekela was born in South Africa on Tuesday, April 4, 1939 (Silent Generation generation). He is 82 years old and is a Aries. Hugh Ramopolo Masekela is a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer, and singer. He is the father of American television host Sal Masekela. His song “Grazing in the Grass” sold over four million copies in the United States.

His first trumpet was a gift from the St. Peter’s Secondary School anti-apartheid chaplain Archbishop Trevor Huddleston. He was in the orchestra for “King Kong,” the first theatrical musical to experience widespread success in South Africa. Hugh Ramapolo Masekela attended Guildhall School of Music, London, England, Manhattan School of Music, NY. Hugh Masekela is a member of Richest Celebrities and Composers.


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He was inspired to learn the trumpet after seeing “Young Man With a Horn,” starring Kirk Douglas as a character based on jazz trumpeter Bix Beiderbecke.

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Hugh Masekela’s net worth

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