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David Lou Bega net worth:
$1 Million

David Lou Bega information

David Lou Bega information

Birth date: April 13, 1975
Birth place: Munich, Bavaria, West Germany
Profession:Musician
Nationality:American
Spouse:Jenieva Jane B.
Children:Jada Love
Movies:Zombriella

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Lou Bega was born as David Lubega on 13th April 1975, in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, and is a mambo musician, singer and songwriter, probably best known for his international hit “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit of…)”. Bega is particularly recognized for his combination of the 1940s and 1950s musical styles, and the modern beats and grooves. He has won numerous awards and was also nominated for a Grammy in the category Best Male Pop Vocal Performance in 1999. Bega’s career started in 1988.

Have you ever wondered how rich Lou Bega is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Bega’s net worth is as high as $1 million, an amount earned through his successful career in music. In addition to releasing five studio albums, Bega’s live performances have been quite lucrative, and have helped him to improve his wealth.

Lou Bega Net Worth $1 Million

Lou Bega is a son of a Ugandan father and Italian mother, and he grew up in Italy and Germany, where his father studied biology at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. Bega went to a German primary school, and later travelled to Miami, Florida and briefly lived in Uganda.

When he was 13, Lou founded a hip-hop group, but then he signed a recording contract with the label Lautstark. In 1999, Bega’s debut album called “A Little Bit of Mambo” was released, which peaked at No.3 on the Billboard 200 and achieved triple-platinum status in the US alone, but with over 10 million sales worldwide. The success of the album in itself made Bega a millionaire, and so significantly increased his net worth, while the single “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit of…)” topped the charts in over 20 countries, securing him a Grammy nomination in the process, along with other notable awards, and a large increase in his net worth.

In 2001 Bega recorded his second studio album ,“Ladies and Gentlemen”, but it failed to repeat the success of its predecessor, as it went relatively unnoticed. His next album, “Lounatic” (2005) also didn’t chart in any official national music chart, and neither did “Free Again” in 2010. Most recently, Bega has released “A Little Bit of 80’s”, the album consisting of covers of classic hits such as “I’m So Excited” (1982) (The Pointer Sisters), “Red Red Wine” (1968) (Neil Diamond), “Smooth Operator” (1984)” (Sade), “Vamos a la playa” (1983) (Righeira), and “Karma Chameleon” (1983) (Culture Club); this was much more successful, and has contributed significantly to Bega’s net worth.

Bega has given numerous live performances too, including in such cities as Tokyo, Moscow, Hong Kong, Las Vegas, and the United Arab Emirates. He has also appeared on TV in such programs as “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, “The Martin Short Show”, “Access Hollywood”, “Ally McBeal”, “Motown Live”, and “Queen Latifah” among others, also adding somewhat to his wealth
Regarding his personal life, in 2014 Lou Bega married his longtime girlfriend, Jenieva Jane, with whom he has a daughter. The family currently resides in Berlin, Germany.


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Strictly Come Dancing 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Saturday Night Live TV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2014 performer - 1 episode, 2014
Iron Man 3 2013 performer: "Mambo No. 5 A Little Bit of Monika" / writer: "Mambo No. 5 A Little Bit of Monika"
Dancing Stars 2011-2012 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
No me la puc treure del cap 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Starnacht am Wörthersee 2011 TV Movie performer: "Mambo No. 5"
One Husband Too Many 2010 TV Movie "Mambo N°5" a Little bit of Monika / performer: "Mambo N°5" a Little bit of Monika
Getaway TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Dancing with the Stars TV Series writer - 1 episode, 2009 performer - 1 episode, 2008
20 to 1 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Fired Up! 2009 performer: "Mambo No. 5 A Little Bit of..." / writer: "Mambo No. 5 A Little Bit of..."
60/90 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Office TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2005 writer - 2 episodes, 2005
Brandy & Mr. Whiskers 2004 TV Series performer: "Main Title"
I Love the '90s 2004 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Radio Disney Ultimate Jams: Bonus DVD 2004 Video short performer: "Disney Mambo #5 A Little Bit of"
The Simpsons 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Lukas 2001 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Just Visiting 2001 performer: "Mambo Mambo" / writer: "Mambo Mambo"
Today at the Test 2000 TV Series performer: "Mambo No.5" instrumental version
Kiddy Contest 2000 TV Series 1 episode
Ride 2000 Documentary performer: "Mambo #5"
A Fish Tale 2000 performer: "People Lovin Me"
EastEnders 2000 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Peliukas Stiuartas Litlis 1999 performer: "1 + 1 = 2" / writer: "1 + 1 = 2"
Vila Madalena 1999 TV Series performer: "Mambo No. 5"
Die Harald Schmidt Show 1999 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Buni TV Comedy Series 2013 TV Series original song - 1 episode
Brandy & Mr. Whiskers 2004-2006 TV Series performer - 13 episodes
My Friend Marsupilami 2003 TV Series composer: title music

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jailbait 2000 TV Movie

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1999 TV Series Himself
Das große Los 1999 TV Series Himself
Die Lotto-Show 1999 TV Series Himself
Vive el verano 1999 TV Series Himself
Wetten, dass..? 1999 TV Series Himself
Wann wird's mal wieder richtig Sommer? 1999 TV Movie Himself - Singer
Die Harald Schmidt Show 1999 TV Series Himself
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway 2015 TV Series Himself - Performer
Inka! 2013 TV Series Himself
Starnacht am Wörthersee 2013 TV Movie Himself
Die ultimative Chartshow 2008-2010 TV Series documentary Himself
Krömer - Die internationale Show 2010 TV Series Himself
The Best of the World Music Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
Die Hit-Giganten 2009 TV Series documentary Himself
ZDF-Fernsehgarten 2006-2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Stars of Europe 2007 TV Movie Himself
Das perfekte Promi-Dinner 2006 TV Series Himself
Volle Kanne 2006 TV Series Himself
DAS! 2006 TV Series Himself
Zibb 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Die 100 nervigsten... 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Bye-Bye Deutsche Mark 2002 TV Movie Himself
Union libre 2002 TV Series Himself
Die große Show der Sieger 2001 TV Series Himself
Verstehen Sie Spaß? 2001 TV Series Himself
Top Ten 2001 TV Series documentary Himself - Mambo No. 5
The 2000 World Music Awards 2000 TV Special Himself
Vivement dimanche 2000 TV Series Himself
Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar 2000 TV Series Himself - Performer
In Action 2000 Documentary Himself
MADtv 2000 TV Series Himself
Radio City Music Hall's Grand Re-Opening Gala 1999 TV Movie Himself
The 1999 Billboard Music Awards 1999 TV Special Himself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1999 TV Movie Himself
Millionär gesucht! - Die SKL Show 1999 TV Series Himself
The Martin Short Show 1999 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2014 TV Series Himself
Peter Andre's 90 Party Hits of the 90s 2014 TV Movie Himself
No me la puc treure del cap 2012 TV Series Himself
Wetten, dass..? 2012 TV Series Himself - Mambo No. 5
20 to 1 2006-2009 TV Series documentary Himself
Kult am Sonntag 2008 TV Series Himself
60/90 2008 TV Series Himself
Radio Disney Ultimate Jams: Bonus DVD 2004 Video short

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#Fact
1 Still records in Germany [July 2006]
2 Parents are Charles and Nicole.
3 Nephew Joshua Michael Altson was born in August 2000 to his sister Sandra and her husband John Altson. Lou has since welcomed a niece, his brother's child, Carla Nicole, in April 2004.
4 Has 2 siblings, an older brother, Robert, and a younger sister, Sandra.
5 His mother is Italian and his father is Ugandan.
6 Shares birthday with Ron Perlman.
7 His 2001 album, Ladies & Gentlemen, was a commercial flop.
8 His song "Mambo #5 (A Little Bit Of...)" went to #3 in the U.S. charts in 1999. It was adopted as the theme for Channel 4's cricket coverage in the UK and was a number one in the hit parade in the UK.


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