|Date of Birth||June 7, 1953|
|Birth Name||Jonathan Paul Clegg|
|Famous Name||Johnny Clegg|
|Birth Place||Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Father's Name||Dennis Clegg|
|Mother's Name||Muriel (Braudo)|
|Married To||Jenny Clegg|
|Children(s)||Jesse Clegg (Son)|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
Jonathan Paul Clegg aka Johnny Clegg was a musician and anthropologist who was associated with bands Juluka and Savuka. His was famous for Mbaqanga and Afro-pop genres. Clegg was a quite respected figure in South African popular music history for his creative art of mixing Zulu with English lyrics and African with numerous Western music styles.
Jonny was born on 7 June 1953.
Clegg died on 16 July 2019 aged 66 years old.
Johnny was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015 which became his cause of death.
Clegg lived in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Johnny Clegg was born to an English father Dennis Clegg and Rhodesian mother, Muriel (Braudo) in Bacup, United Kingdom. Muriel was an immigrant from Poland and a Jew. Later Clegg moved to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) with his mother after his parents divorced. He was just an infant then. Again at the age of 6, he moved to South Africa.
Clegg pursued a four-year academic career as a young man, lecturing at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) and the University of Natal, and writing several seminal scholarly papers on Zulu music and dance.
He has a wife Jenny Clegg and a son Jesse Clegg.
Clegg net worth at the time of his death was $5 million.
Johnny spouse is Jenny Clegg whom he married on 14 Feb 1988.