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Harry Belafonte Net Worth

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Harold George Belafonte Jr. Net Worth:
$28 Million

Birth date: March 1, 1927
Birth place: Harlem, Manhattan, New York City New York, U.S.
Height:1.82 m
Profession: Singer, Author, Songwriter, Actor, Television producer, Film producer, Social activist
Education: The New School
Nationality: American
Spouse: Pamela Frank (m. 2008), Julie Robinson (m. 1957–2008), Marguerite Belafonte (m. 1948–1957)
Children: Shari Belafonte, Gina Belafonte, David Belafonte, Adrienne Belafonte Biesemeyer
Parents: Melvine Bellanfanti, Harold George Bellanfanti, Sr.
Siblings: Raymond Wright, Raymond Wright
Awards: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, Kennedy Center Honors, BET Humanitarian Award, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Grammy Award for Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording, Grammy Hall of Fame, Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance - Variety Or Music Program, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Biography / Auto-biography, Day O, Jump in the Line, Jamaica Fairwell
Nominations: Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy-Variety Or Music Program, Grammy Award for Best Vocal Performance, Male, Primetime Emmy Award for Best Male Singer, Primetime Emmy Award for Best Specialty Act - Single Or Group, Day O, Jump in the Line, Jamaica Fairwell
Movies: Sing Your Song, Carmen Jones, Buck and the Preacher, Odds Against Tomorrow, Uptown Saturday Night, White Man's Burden, Bright Road, The Angel Levine, The World, the Flesh and the Devil, Island in the Sun, Beat Street, Bobby, Grambling's White Tiger, Roots of Rhythm, Kansas City, The Affair, Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends, The Incomparable Nat King Cole, Sometimes I Look at My Life, The History Makers: Courage, Black Hollywood: Blaxploitation and Advancing an Independent Black Cinema, Remembering Nat King Cole, The Legendary Nat King Cole, Petula Clark: Petula, Independent Lens: When I Rise, The Great Depression
TV shows: Harry and Lena
Albums: Calypso, Beetlejuice, At Carnegie Hall

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Harry Belafonte Net Worth $28 Million

American singer, performer, and social activist, Harry Belafonte, has an estimated net worth of $28 million. Despite a dazzling film and recording career that spanned the greater portion of the Twentieth century, and has stretched (with occasional movie activity) nicely to the Twenty-first, venerable African American entertainer Harry Belafonte is still best known as “The King of the Calypso.”

Midway through high school, he dropped out as well as enlisted in the Navy. Upon discharge, the young man studied and performed at the Actors Studio (alongside such legends as Tony Curtis and Marlon Brando), Erwin Piscator’s Dramatic Workshop at the New School for Social Research, as well as The American Negro Theatre. A singing character in a theatrical piece resulted in a sequence of cabaret engagements, and before long, Belafonte’s success enabled him to procure capital to open his own nightclub. His recording career officially began at the age of 22, in 1949, when he presented himself as a pop vocalist along the lines of Tony Bennett or Frank Sinatra, but in time he found a more unique niche by delving headfirst to the Library of Congress’s archive of folk song recordings and analyzing West Indian music. What emerged was a exceptionally unique (and unprecedented) mix of pop, jazz and traditional Caribbean rhythms.

Belafonte later opened at the Village Vanguard with accompaniment by Millard Thomas, afterward debuted cinematically with Bright Road (1953) and followed it up with Otto Preminger’s Carmen Jones, co starring, in each, using the ravishing (and ill-fated) Dorothy Dandridge. In 1954, Belafonte won a Tony Award for his work in the Broadway revue John Murray Anderson’s Almanac. His broadest success to date, however, lay two years in the future. In 1985 he won granted an Emmy for beginning the all-star We Are the World video.

Belafonte is maybe famous for singing the “Banana Boat Song”, with its signature lyric “Day-O.” Throughout his career, he’s been an advocate for civil rights and humanitarian causes, and was a outspoken critic of the policies of the George W. Bush Government. Alongside his recording and cinematic work, Belafonte has accumulated heaps of awards and honours bestowed upon him by various social-service and political organizations. Harry Belafonte is the father of actress/singer Shari Belafonte. Salary: Carmen Jones (1954) $1,800/week

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