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Quincy Jones (Quincy Delight Jones Jr.) was born on 14 March, 1933 in Chicago, IL, is an American record producer. Discover Quincy Jones's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 88 years old?

Popular As Quincy Delight Jones Jr.
Occupation music_department,producer,soundtrack
Age 88 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born 14 March 1933
Birthday 14 March
Birthplace Chicago, IL
Nationality IL

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Quincy Jones Height, Weight & Measurements

At 88 years old, Quincy Jones height is 5' 6½" (1.69 m) .

Physical Status
Height 5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Weight Not Available
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Who Is Quincy Jones's Wife?

His wife is Peggy Lipton (m. 1974–1990), Ulla Jones (m. 1967–1974), Jeri Caldwell (m. 1957–1966)

Family
Parents Not Available
Wife Peggy Lipton (m. 1974–1990), Ulla Jones (m. 1967–1974), Jeri Caldwell (m. 1957–1966)
Sibling Not Available
Children Rashida Jones, Kidada Jones, Kenya Kinski-Jones, Quincy Jones III, Jolie Jones Levine, Martina Jones, Rachel Jones

Quincy Jones Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Quincy Jones worth at the age of 88 years old? Quincy Jones’s income source is mostly from being a successful Music Department. He is from IL. We have estimated Quincy Jones's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
House Not Available
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Source of Income Music Department

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Timeline

2010

He was awarded the 2010 National Medal of Arts for his contributions to American music as a musician, composer, record producer, and arranger. He was an inventor of musical hybrids, he has mixed pop, soul, hip-hop, jazz, classical, African, and Brazilian music into many dazzling fusions, traversing virtually every medium, including records, live performances, movies, and television.

2005

He will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for his services to music. [May 2005]

2001

He received the John F. Kennedy Center Honors in 2001.

1996

Chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world. [1996]

1994

Awarded the Polar Music Prize, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music Award, in 1994.

1993

(1991-1997) Lived with Nastassja Kinski. One daughter, Kenya Kinski-Jones (Kenya Julia Miambi Sarah Jones) (b. February 9, 1993).

1991

His production company, partnered with former news executive David Salzman, also produces Jenny Jones (1991) and MADtv (1995).

1988

Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1988.

1987

Jones continued working with Jackson with his Bad album in 1987. However after Jones recommended Jackson seek other producers to update his music. Jones referred Jackson to producer, Teddy Riley. This ended a partnership between two-greats, Jackson and Jones would never collaborate again.

1985

In 1985 Jones scored the film adaptation of The Color Purple.

Jones also was a philanthropist, in 1985 gathering multiple stars to participate in the song We Are The World to help raise money to help the victims of the Ethopian disaster.

1982

In 1982 as a result of this partnership, Jones had formed a tapestry with Jackson which was unbreakable it was called, Thriller. The Thriller album sold more than 100 million records world-wide.

1981

In 1981 Jones had an album called, The Dude.

1978

Quincy Jones in 1978 worked on music for the Wiz, this is where he met icon, Michael Jackson. Jackson at the time was looking for a producer, Jones recommended some producers but in the end asked Jackson if he could do it, Jackson said yes.

1974

Father, with Peggy Lipton, of actresses Kidada Jones (born 1974) and Rashida Jones (born 1976).

1972

In 1972 Quincy Jones was the theme song composer for the hit-sitcom, Sanford And Son.

1970

Suffered a brain aneurysm in the 1970s. As a result, he can no longer play the trumpet; doing so could dislodge the chip in his brain.

1964

In 1964, by the request of director Sidney Lumet, Jones composed the music for his movie, The Pawnbroker. This would be the first of many Jones composed for film scores.

1963

In 1963, Quincy Jones won his first Grammy award for his Count Basie arrangement of "I Can't Stop Loving You".

1960

By the mid-1960's Quincy Jones became the conductor and arranger for Frank Sinatra's orchestra. Jones also conducted and arranged one of Sinatra's most memorable songs, Fly Me To The Moon. Jones appeared on a lot of film credits for his music such as The Slender Thread, Walk, Don't Run, In Cold Blood, In The Heat Of The Night, A Dandy In Aspic, Mackenna's Gold, and The Italian Job.

1959

Jones also worked for the European production of Harold Arlen's blues opera, Free and Easy in 1959. After Jones had worked on several projects overseas he returned to New York where he composed and arranged, and recorded for artists such as Duke Ellington, Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughan, Count Basie, Dinah Washington, LeVern Baker, and Big Maybell. Jones was working with these artists while holding an executive position at Mercury Records, being one of the very few African Americans at the time to have such a position.

1951

In 1951, Quincy Jones had won a scholarship to the Berklee College Of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Jones however dropped out when he got the opportunity to tour with Lionel Hampton's band as a trumpeter and conductor.

1933

Considered to be one of the greatest minds in music and television history, Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. was born on March 14, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois. He is the son of Sarah Frances (Wells), a bank executive, and Quincy Delight Jones, Sr. , a carpenter. Jones found his love for music while he was enrolled in grade school at Seattle's Garfield High School, this is also where he had met Ray Charles whom he later worked and became friends with.