Lou Bega net worth 2023




€ 8 million




April 13, 1975

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Short introduction

Lou Bega (real name David Lubega; born on April 13, 1975 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany) is a musician from Germany of Ugandan-Italian origin. Well known for the song Mambo No. 5, a remake of Perez Prado’s instrumental work composed in 1949. Lou Bega added his own lyrics to the music.

Early life

Lou Bega's mom was brought into the world in Calabria (southern Italy) and her dad came to Germany from Uganda in 1972 to concentrate on science at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich. Until he was six, David invested the greater part of his energy in Italy with his mom.

Then, at that point, they moved for all time to Munich, where the kid went to a German elementary school. At 15, he lived in Miami for oneself and a half years and went through a half year in Uganda. He at present lives in Berlin.


Lou Bega began his melodic vocation as a rapper. At 13 years old, he established a hip-bounce bunch with two companions and delivered a CD two years after the fact. During her visit in Miami, Bega found Latin American music. At the point when he got back to Germany, neighborhood makers Goar Biesenkamp (also called Goar B) and Achim Kleist (Syndicate Musicproduction) perceived his ability. Bega marked an agreement with the record organization Lautstark.His first single "Mambo No. 5 "quickly became well known all around the world and defeated all comers in the graphs of most European nations, including Germany, England and France, and third spot in the USA. In France, the single came out ahead of the pack for a long time, which is as yet an amazing record. On July 19, 1999 Lou Bega delivered the collection A Little Bit of Mambo. He assumed third position in the USA, yet in Germany, Austria, Canada, Finland, Hungary, Portugal, Switzerland and the Middle East he assumed first position in the outlines. The following single, "I Got a Girl", arrived at the best ten of every few European nations, including France, Finland and Belgium.Lou Begi's second studio collection, Ladies and Gentlemen, was delivered on May 28, 2001. Neither the actual collection nor its singular tunes got the business achievement that A Little Bit of Mambo had. The new collection recorded the tune "Child Keep Smiling", performed by a two part harmony with Compai Segundo, an individual from the Buena Vista Social Club project (a similar melody sounded without him on the A Little Bit of Mambo collection). Lou Bega likewise recorded a cover adaptation of the well known melody "Simply a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody" on the CD Ladies and Gentlemen.Lou Bega is likewise a person in the PC games Tropico and Walt Disney's The Jungle Book Rhythm n 'Depression. Lou Bega made the melody for the French energized series Marsupilami. In spring 2010 Lou Bega delivered the collection Free Again. In 2019, to pay tribute to the twentieth commemoration of his inventive work, Lou distributed a commitment to Scatman John under the name "Scatman and Hatman", which encapsulates the hidden dream of co-recording. The track was delivered by Roland Spremberg (who worked with a-ha, Ville Valo, Natalia Avelon).

Career highlights

Lou Bega recorded the title melody and the music video for the PC game The Jungle Book by the Walt Disney Company. The Ladies and Gentlemen's collection contains the two part harmony Baby Keep Smiling, which Lou Bega recorded with the Cuban craftsman Compay Segundo from the Buena Vista Social Club. In May 2010 the collection Free Again was delivered, from which the singles Boyfriend and Sweet Like Cola were delivered. In the German diagrams, they had the option to involve places 71 and 37. A Little Bit of 80's continued in 2013, recording well known hits, for example, Culture Club, Sade Adu, KC and the Sunshine Band. Bega has additionally beenfunctioning as a writer for the German dance project Groove Coverage starting around 2002. So far he has taken part in thirteen melodies in the gathering. His best track for Groove was the melody God Is a Girl from 2002. Until now, the gathering has sold in excess of 13 million records around the world. His various shows incorporate a visit through the USA with Cher, with Bega proceeding as a unique visitor, appearances on the Indian subcontinent and in South America. Bega has additionally performed more than once for rulers, worldwide organizations and corporate occasions. The Moroccan lord booked him for his birthday. Lou Bega has showed up on numerous TV programs and unique occasions in the United States, including Tonight, Ally McBeal, Motown Live, Jenny Jones and Queen Latifa's Show. Bet that ..?Bega lives in his home in Berlin-Zehlendorf. He is an outreaching Christian.


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