About Quincy Jones
It has been stated that Quincy Jones net worth has an estimate of 310 million dollars. He is known as one of the best music producers of all time, which also can be proven by taking a look at the numbers of his net worth. In addition to it, Quincy Jones is also known as a trumpeter, composer, arranger, conductor and television producer, which all add a lot of financial success to the overall amount of Quincy Jones net worth.
He has been involved into entertainment and music industry for six decades already. All in all, he has been nominated to get a Grammy award for 79 times. He 27 Grammy awards, as of right now. In 1991, he won one of the most prestigious awards in the music industry, Grammy Legend Award. Thus, his involvement into music industry has been really appreciated and awarded.
In 1968, Quincy Jones and his partner in song writing Bob Russell made history. They became the first people of African American origin who got nominated to get an Academy award in the category of the Best Original Song. The song was called “The Eyes of Love” and it was featured in the movie “Banning” which was released under the label of Universal Pictures. In the same year, he was nominated to get the award for the second time, which also made history. This time it was because for his music composing work for the film “In Cold Blood” which was released in 1967. Also, Quincy Jones is regarded to be as one of not so many African Americans who hold the highest number of the Oscar nominations, having 7 of them. Another African American who also holds the same number of Oscar nominations is Willie D. Burton.
In 2008 he was awarded with the Humanitarian award at the BET Awards ceremony. Thus, his involvement into music has been evaluated and awarded and it also brought a huge financial success to the overall amount of Quincy Jones net worth. In 2004 movie “Ray”, Quincy Jones’ part was played by Larenz Tate.
Moreover, Quincy Jones closely worked with a mega star Michael Jackson. With him, he co-produced his albums “Thriller” and “Off the Wall” and was in a warm and close relationship with him. Also, Quincy Jones produced and conducted the song “We Are the World”, which is known to be as the most popular song dedicated to charity.