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Quincy Jones Net Worth

Quincy Jones Net Worth is
$350 Million

Quincy Jones Biography

Quincy Delight Jones Jr., commonly known as Quincy Jones, is a famous American film score composer, music arranger, record producer, film and television producer, as well as a magazine founder. Quincy Jones rose to fame in 1960s, when he created music for a 1965 film called “The Slender Thread”, starring Sidney Poitier and Anne Bancroft. After that, Quincy Jones started receiving more offers to compose film scores, and he eventually produced music for “The Getaway” with Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw, “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice” starring Natalie Wood, and “The Italian Job” to name a few. Around the same time, Quincy Jones also worked with such artists as Frank Sinatra, Billy Eckstine, Peggy Lee and others, and started to already make a name for himself. Even though Jones is widely recognized as a record producer, he is also popular for his solo work. In 1962, he released a studio album under the name of “Big Bad Bossa Nova”, which featured a famous song “Soul Bossa Nova”, which was used as a theme song for the series of “Austin Powers” films with Mike Myers. Quincy Jones is also known for his work with Michael Jackson, for whom he helped co-produce such popular albums as “Thriller”, which is considered to be among the greatest albums of all time, and “Off the Wall”, which was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. An award-winning record producer, as well as an inductee into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, how rich is Quincy Jones? The sources state that Quincy Jones’ net worth is estimated to be $350 million. Most of Quincy Jones’ net worth and salary comes from his involvement in the music industry.

Quincy Jones Net Worth $350 Million

Born in 1933, in Chicago, Illinois, Quincy Jones moved a lot during his teenage years, and was initially located in Bremerton, where he studied at the Garfield High School, but later moved out to Seattle, where he enrolled in the Seattle University. In the university, Jones met Clint Eastwood with whom he planned to join a college band. However, Jones quit the university and went on to study at the Berklee College of Music instead. Quincy Jones did not graduate from the college either, as he quit in order to tour with a famous percussionist and pianist Lionel Hampton. Around the same time, he started working on songs for such artists as Sarah Vaughan, Duke Ellington, Ray Charles and others. When Quincy Jones achieved mainstream success as a film score composer, he started to be given more job opportunities from well-known people in the industry. Throughout his career, Quincy Jones had a chance to work with Steven Spielberg on his famous film called “The Color Purple”, produced popular songs for Lesley Gore, and worked with Michael Jackson on some of his most successful albums. Quincy Jones’ contributions to music industry had been awarded with Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards, and Special Academy Awards. A well-known record producer, as well as a film score composer, Quincy Jones has an estimated net worth of $310 million.

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Quick Facts

Full NameQuincy Jones III
Net Worth$350 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 14, 1933
Place Of BirthChicago, Illinois, United States
Height5 ft 6 in (1.689 m)
ProfessionRecord producer, Conductor, Music Arranger, Film Score Composer, Composer, Television producer, Musician, Trumpeter, Film Producer, Actor
EducationGarfield High School, Seattle University, Berklee College of Music
NationalityAmerican
SpousePeggy Lipton (m. 1974–1990), Ulla Andersson (m. 1967–1974), Jeri Caldwell (m. 1957–1966)
ChildrenRashida Jones, Kidada Jones, Jolie Jones Levine
ParentsSarah Frances Jones, Quincy Delight Jones, Sr.
SiblingsRashida Jones, Kidada Jones, Jolie Jones Levine, Martina Jones, Kenya Julia Miambi Sarah Jones, Rachel Jones
NicknamesQuincy Delight Jones II , Q , Quincy Delightt Jones, Jr. , Leigh Warren , Quincy Delight Jones Jr. , Quincy Delight Jones, Jr.
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/QuincyJones
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/quincydjones
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/quincydjones/?hl=en
MySpacehttp://www.myspace.com/quincyjones
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quincy_Jones
Allmusicwww.allmusic.com/artist/quincy-jones-mn0000378624
AwardsGrammy Award for Album of the Year/Record of the Year/Producer of the Year/Best Music Video/Best Spoken Word Album, Kennedy Center Honors (2001), Grammy Legend Award (1992), Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award (1996), Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Composition (1977), Soul Train Music Award for Heritage Award/Best Jazz Album
NominationsGrammy Hall of Fame, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2013)
MoviesKeep On Keepin' On (2014), The Color Purple (1985), The Distortion of Sound (2014), Fantasia 2000 (1999), Michael Jackson: Number Ones (2003)


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Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1994ASCAP AwardASCAP Film and Television Music AwardsTop TV SeriesThe Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsBest DocumentaryIndependent Lens (1999)Stacy Peralta (producer/director)

Steve Luczo (executive producer)

Sally Jo Fifer (executive producer)

Baron Davis (producer)

Dan Halsted (producer)

Shaun Murphy (producer)

Gus Roxburgh (producer)

Cash Warren (producer)
1999Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Main Title Theme MusicThe PJs (1999)George Clinton (lyricist)


Filmography

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beef: Behind the Bullet2011TV Series documentary
Beef 42007Video documentary as Quincy QD3 Jones III
Letter to the President2005Video documentary as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III
Beef II2004Video documentary as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III
Beef2003Documentary as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III
Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel2002Documentary as QD III
Pootie Tang2001as QD3
Thicker Than Water1999as QD III
Grown Ups1999TV Series 1 episode
In the House1995-1998TV Series 51 episodes
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1990-1996TV Series 147 episodes
Helicopter1994Short as QDIII
Out All Night1992-1993TV Series 19 episodes
Menace II Society1993as QD III
Stockholmsnatt1987
Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel 22011Documentary

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sofie Linde Show2016TV Series music - 1 episode
The PJs2000TV Series composer - 1 episode
Grown Ups1999TV Series composer: theme music - as Quincy D. Jones III
In the House1995-1999TV Series composer - 76 episodes

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Freeway: Crack in the System2015Documentary consulting producer
Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel 22011Documentary executive producer
Beef: Behind the Bullet2011TV Series documentary executive producer
Concrete Jungle2009Documentary executive producer
Q: The Man2009Video documentary executive producer
The Carter2009Video documentary executive producer
Number One with a Bullet2008Documentary executive producer
Crips and Bloods: Made in America2008Documentary executive producer - as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III
Beef 42007Video documentary executive producer - as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III
Star Camp2007TV Series executive producer - 2007
Paul Mooney: Jesus Is Black - So Was Cleopatra - Know Your History2007Video documentary executive producer - as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III
Beef: The Series2006TV Series documentary executive producer
Black and Blue: Legends of the Hip-Hop Cop2006Video documentary executive producer - as Quindy D. Jones III
Finesse Mitchell: Snap Famous2006Video executive producer
Rising Son: The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi2006Documentary executive producer - as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III
Beef III2005Video documentary executive producer - as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III
Infamy2005Documentary executive producer
Letter to the President2005Video documentary executive producer - as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III
Beef II2004Video documentary executive producer - as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III
Beef2003Documentary executive producer - as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III / producer - as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III
The Freshest Kids2002Video documentary executive producer
Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel2002Documentary executive producer / producer

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Training Day2001writer: "Letter To The President" - as QD3
Office Space1999producer: "9 to 5" 1980 - as Quincy 'QDIII' Jones
Menace II Society1993performer: "STAY STRAPPED IN SOUTH CENTRAL", "HOT WIRE OLDIE" - as QD III / writer: "STAY STRAPPED IN SOUTH CENTRAL", "HOT WIRE OLDIE" - as QD III
Stockholmsnatt1987performer: "Stockholmsnatt", "Next Time It's Your Brother" - as Bezerk / writer: "Stockholmsnatt", "Next Time It's Your Brother" - as Bezerk

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Art of Organized Noize2016Documentary
Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel 22011Documentary

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Stockholmsnatt1987Quincy

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Survivor's Guide to Prison2017Documentary post-productionHimself
Idol2016TV SeriesHimself - Judge
Xriss: Care About Us Lebanon2015Video shortHimself
How to Make a Man2014TV Special documentaryHimself
Nathan East: For the Record2014DocumentaryHimself
Tell a Friend Get Covered2014TV MovieHimself
Q: The Man2009Video documentaryHimself
Paul Mooney: Jesus Is Black - So Was Cleopatra - Know Your History2007Video documentaryHimself
Reflections on Paul Mooney2007Video documentary shortHimself (as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III)
MTV Global Forum With...2003TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Host
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2001TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2001TV SeriesHimself
Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones1990DocumentaryHimself
Saturday Night Live1990TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
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