Johnny Clegg bio

Johnny Clegg Personal Bio

Date of Birth June 7, 1953
Birth Name Jonathan Paul Clegg
Famous Name Johnny Clegg
Birth Place Johannesburg, South Africa
Nationality British
Father's Name Dennis Clegg
Mother's Name Muriel (Braudo)

Johnny Clegg Personal Life

Marital Status yes
Married To Jenny Clegg
Children(s) Jesse Clegg (Son)

Johnny Clegg Assets

Cars n/a
Houses Johannesburg house
Gadgets n/a

Johnny Clegg Earning & Networth

Net Worth $5 million

Who is Johnny Clegg?

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.

Johnny Clegg personal life

When was Johnny Clegg born?

Jonny was born on 7 June 1953.

When did Johnny Clegg die?

Clegg died on 16 July 2019 aged 66 years old.

How did Johnny Clegg die?

Johnny was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015 which became his cause of death.

Where did Johnny Clegg live?

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.

Johnny Clegg net worth

Clegg net worth at the time of his death was $5 million.

About Clegg’s wife

johnny clegg wife jenny cleg
johnny clegg wife jenny cleg, source: Dailyentertainmentnews

Johnny spouse is Jenny Clegg whom he married on 14 Feb 1988.


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