Hugh Masekela

Hugh Masekela was a celebrated South African rock star with a huge fan base. Let’s discover his biography, net worth, age, wife, family, affairs, measurements, achievements & much more!


South African star Hugh Masekela was the most outstanding musician in music history, and that success had made the superstar a wealthy musician. He was born on 4th April 1939, in Wilbank, South Africa. He was currently 78 years old. He lived at Wilbank, South Africa with his family. Hugh held South African citizenship. He was arguably the greatest musicians of all time. Hugh Masekela parents name Pauline Bowers Masekela, Thomas Selema Masekela, Stimela, Grazing in the Grass, Bring Him Back Home

Hugh showed an interest in music from quite an early age. He first became interested in music when he was a child. He quickly became the best rock musician in his age group.

Quick facts of Hugh Masekela

First Name Hugh
Full Name Hugh Masekela
Nick Name Masekela
Profession Rock Star, Musician
Birthday & Zodiac
Birth Sign Taurus
Birth Date 4th April 1939
Age 78
Birth Place Wilbank, South Africa
Residence Wilbank, South Africa
Citizenship South Africa
Height & Weight
Height (approx)
Weight (approx)
Career Stats
Awards MTV Africa Music Legend Award
Nominations We will update soon.
Family & Relatives
Parents Pauline Bowers Masekela, Thomas Selema Masekela, Stimela, Grazing in the Grass, Bring Him Back Home
Spouse Elinam Cofie (1999 – ) and Miriam Makeba (1964 – 1966)
Siblings Barbara Masekela

Hugh Masekela net worth

So just how rich was Hugh Masekela? This outstanding musician annual earnings, inclusive of songs and sponsorships, was estimated to had a current net worth of $1.5 Million.

The South African musician’s earnings remain impressive compared to other famous rock star’s like Steve Winwood and Steve Vai, who also rank in Richest Rock Star┬álist.

Let’s give a quick look at his net worth and the salary was as follows.

Estimated net worth $1.5 Million
Source of Wealth Music

According to Wikipedia and Celebrity Net Worth, Hugh’s primary income source was a professional musician. Athletes, singers, actors, entertainers, whoever else had you, they did not only earn their money directly from their professions. The South African rock star had generated a load of cash through songs and his vast, sponsorship deals. He also earns a great deal of money from his endorsement contracts. We haven’t had enough information about his luxury car, we will update it soon.

Hugh Masekela: age, height & weight

Being born on 4th April 1939, Hugh Masekela was 78 years old. The South African star Hugh Masekela’s height was well proportioned with the rested of his body measurements. Hugh Masekela stands at the height of and bodyweight is unknown.

Hugh Masekela family: wife, kids

Hugh Masekela maritial status is Married And his partner’s name is Elinam Cofie (1999 – ) and Miriam Makeba (1964 – 1966).


How old was Hugh?
– He was 78 years old.

What was the name of Hugh’s wife?
– Elinam Cofie (1999 – ) and Miriam Makeba (1964 – 1966)

How many children he had?
– Together the couple has 1 children, Sal Masekela

Was Hugh Masekela alive or dead?
He died 23rd January 2018.

Hugh Masekela social accounts

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