Harry Belafonte is an American singer, songwriter, activist, and actor who is regarded as one of the most successful Jamaican-American pop stars in history. In addition to that, he also established himself as a talented actor by having been cast in movies like Island in the Sun, Uptown Saturday Night, BlacKkKlansman, and White Man’s Burden.

Sun Sign

Pisces

Manager

Harry Belafonte is represented by –

  • Equitable Stewardship for Artists, Talent Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • United Support of Artists for Africa, Inc., Company, Los Angeles, California, United States

Genre

Calypso, Pop, Folk, World

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Drums

Labels

RCA Victor

Girlfriend / Spouse

Harry Belafonte has dated –

  1. Dianne Reeves
  2. Miriam Makeba
  3. Dorian Leigh Parker
  4. Marguerite Byrd (1948-1957) – The duo was blessed with 2 daughters named  Adrienne and Shari Belafonte (b. September 22, 1954).
  5. Julie Robinson (1957-2004) – He got married to former dancer Julie Robinson on March 8, 1957, and they have 2 children – a son named David and a daughter named Gina. Harry and Julie Robinson divorced in 2004.
  6. (1957) – Rumor
  7. Inger Stevens (1959-1960)
  8. Pamela Frank (2008-Present)

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Baldhead
  • Widow’s peak hairline

Harry Belafonte Facts

  1. He served in the US Navy during World War II.
  2. Harry Belafonte released his debut album, Mark Twain and Other Folk Favorites, in 1954.
  3. In 1956, his 3rd studio album, Calypso, was released which topped the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart and was certified “Gold” by RIAA.
  4. He was friends with the Cuban communist revolutionary and politician, Fidel Castro.
  5. In 1996, Harry Belafonte was diagnosed with prostate cancer.

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Facts of Harold George Bellanfanti Jr.

  • Gender Male
  • full nameHarold George Bellanfanti Jr.
  • middle nameGeorge
  • nicknamesHarry, Harold George Belafonte Jr., Harry Bellanfanti Jr., The King of Calypso
  • birthplaceLying-in Hospital, Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth March 01, 1927
  • Age 94 years 8 months
  • Horoscope Pisces
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Aquamarine
  • Lucky Color Sea Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Cancer, Scorpio
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundIrish-Scottish, Sephardi Jewish and African-Jamaican
  • nationalityAmerican
  • net worth$28 million
  • professionSinger, Songwriter, Activist, Actor
  • weight76 kg or 167.5 lbs
  • height6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildSlim
  • motherMelvine
  • fatherHarold George Bellanfanti Sr.
  • brothersDennis Belafonte

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