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David Lou Bega net worth:
$1 Million

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Lou Bega Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

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.

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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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Zombriella2016Short performer: "Zombie"
All Creatures Big and Small2015performer: "Mambo No. 5" - uncredited
Strictly Come Dancing2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rio 22014performer: "Mambo N5"
Saturday Night LiveTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2014 performer - 1 episode, 2014
Iron Man Three2013performer: "Mambo No. 5 A Little Bit of Monika" / writer: "Mambo No. 5 A Little Bit of Monika"
Dancing Stars2011-2012TV Series writer - 2 episodes
No me la puc treure del cap2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
Starnacht am Wörthersee2011TV Movie performer: "Mambo No. 5"
No Ordinary Family2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Un mari de trop2010TV Movie "Mambo N°5" a Little bit of Monika / performer: "Mambo N°5" a Little bit of Monika
Alpha and Omega2010performer: "Mambo No. 5 A Little Bit of..." / writer: "Mambo No. 5 A Little Bit of..."
GetawayTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Dancing with the StarsTV Series writer - 1 episode, 2009 performer - 1 episode, 2008
20 to 1TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Fired Up!2009performer: "Mambo No. 5 A Little Bit of..." / writer: "Mambo No. 5 A Little Bit of..."
60/902008TV Series performer - 1 episode
The OfficeTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2005 writer - 2 episodes, 2005
Brandy & Mr. Whiskers2004TV Series performer: "Main Title"
I Love the '90s2004TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Idols!2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Radio Disney Ultimate Jams: Bonus DVD2004Video short performer: "Disney Mambo #5 A Little Bit of"
The Simpsons2004TV Series performer - 1 episode
SuperStar KZ2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idol2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Lukas2001TV Series performer - 1 episode
Just Visiting2001performer: "Mambo Mambo" / writer: "Mambo Mambo"
The Jungle Book: Rhythm 'n Groove2001Video Game performer: "I Wan'na Be Like You"
Today at the Test2000TV Series performer: "Mambo No.5" instrumental version
Kiddy Contest2000TV Series 1 episode
Ride2000Documentary performer: "Mambo #5"
A Fish Tale2000performer: "People Lovin Me"
EastEnders2000TV Series performer - 1 episode
Stuart Little1999performer: "1 + 1 = 2" / writer: "1 + 1 = 2"
Vila Madalena1999TV Series performer: "Mambo No. 5"
Die Harald Schmidt Show1999TV Series performer - 1 episode

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Buni TV Comedy Series2013TV Series original song - 1 episode
Brandy & Mr. Whiskers2004-2006TV Series performer - 13 episodes
Mon ami Marsupilami2003TV Series composer: title music

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Zombriella2016ShortZombie-DJ
Jailbait2000TV Movie

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Les années bonheur2016TV SeriesHimself
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway2015TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Inka!2013TV SeriesHimself
Starnacht am Wörthersee2013TV MovieHimself
Die ultimative Chartshow2008-2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Krömer - Die internationale Show2010TV SeriesHimself
The Best of the World Music Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
Die Hit-Giganten2009TV Series documentaryHimself
ZDF-Fernsehgarten2006-2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Stars of Europe2007TV MovieHimself
Das perfekte Promi-Dinner2006TV SeriesHimself
Volle Kanne2006TV SeriesHimself
DAS!2006TV SeriesHimself
Zibb2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Die 100 nervigsten...2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Bye-Bye Deutsche Mark2002TV MovieHimself
Union libre2002TV SeriesHimself
Die große Show der Sieger2001TV SeriesHimself
Das ZDF-Sommerhitfestival1999-2001TV SeriesHimself
Tapis rouge2000-2001TV SeriesHimself
Verstehen Sie Spaß?2001TV SeriesHimself
Top Ten2001TV Series documentaryHimself - Mambo No. 5
The 2000 World Music Awards2000TV SpecialHimself
La fureur du samedi2000TV SeriesHimself
Vivement dimanche2000TV SeriesHimself
Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar2000TV SeriesHimself - Performer
In Action2000DocumentaryHimself
MADtv2000TV SeriesHimself
Radio City Music Hall's Grand Re-Opening Gala1999TV MovieHimself
The 1999 Billboard Music Awards1999TV SpecialHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1999TV MovieHimself
Millionär gesucht! - Die SKL Show1999TV SeriesHimself
The Martin Short Show1999TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1999TV SeriesHimself
Das große Los1999TV SeriesHimself
Die Lotto-Show1999TV SeriesHimself
Vive el verano1999TV SeriesHimself
Wetten, dass..?1999TV SeriesHimself
Wann wird's mal wieder richtig Sommer?1999TV MovieHimself - Singer
Die Harald Schmidt Show1999TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tu cara me suena - Argentina2014TV SeriesHimself
Peter Andre's 90 Party Hits of the 90s2014TV MovieHimself
No me la puc treure del cap2012TV SeriesHimself
Wetten, dass..?2012TV SeriesHimself - Mambo No. 5
20 to 12006-2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Kult am Sonntag2008TV SeriesHimself
60/902008TV SeriesHimself
Radio Disney Ultimate Jams: Bonus DVD2004Video short

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#Fact
1Still records in Germany [July 2006]
2Parents are Charles and Nicole.
3Nephew 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.
4Has 2 siblings, an older brother, Robert, and a younger sister, Sandra.
5His mother is Italian and his father is Ugandan.
6Shares birthday with Ron Perlman.
7His 2001 album, Ladies & Gentlemen, was a commercial flop.
8His 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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