Lou Bega

Best known for the song “Mambo No. 5” Lou Bega is a popular German recording artist. The song grew very popular, and he went on to receive many awards. Lou Bega has released many other hit singles and albums. His debut studio album ‘A Little Bit of Mambo’ was certified multi-platinum.

He has also done many live performances and has appeared in other media. Lou Bega is best known for his retro style and has been interested in music from a young age.

Well, how well do you know about Lou Bega? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Lou Bega’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Lou Bega to date.

Biography and Early Life

The real name of Lou Bega is David Lubega. He was born in Munich, South Germany on 13 April 1975. He is of multi-ethnicity as his father from Uganda, and his mother was a Sicilian. His parents are Nicole and Charles Lubega. His father was in Germany, and he spent most of the time in Italy along with his mother. Later, his family lived permanently in Munich. He has a younger sister named Sandra and an elder brother, Robert. His father died in 1999 after succumbing to a brain tumor. It was tough for the singer, as he was getting fame during that time.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Lou Bega in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Lou Bega’s age is 46 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 13 April 1975. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 150 lbs in Pound and 68kg in Kilograms.


When in Munich, he used to attend a primary school in Germany. However, he soon moved to Miami, Florida when he was a teenager. It is not known if the singer has been to college. He is a talented individual and must have been good in his studies.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

According to reports, Lou Bega married Jenieva Jane B. They married each other after dating for a long time. His wife is a singer, songwriter, and acting student. The couple tied the knot in 2014. There are also reports that they are the parents of a girl named Jada Love. Not much is known regarding his personal life, and he currently lives with his family in Berlin, Germany.

Is Lou Bega Gay?

The answer to this question is a ‘No’. Lou Bega is straight and has a wife and child. There are no reports if he is dating any other person. However, he is not gay or bisexual.

Professional Career

When he was only 13 years old, Lou Bega used to work as a rapper. When he left Miami and went to Munich, he started to work with music producers. In 1999, he came up with the debut single “Mambo No. 5”. This was a mega success, and he soon came up with this debut studio album.

The album entitled ‘A Little Bit of Mambo’ was released in 1999 under the label BMG. His second album, ‘Ladies and Gentlemen’ came up in 2001. This was followed by the albums ‘Lounatic’, ‘Free Again’, and ‘A Little Bit of the 80s’. Additionally, he has also released many compilation albums like ‘King of Mambo’ and ‘Mambo Mambo – The Best of Lou Bega’.

Some of his hit singles include “I Got A Girl”, “Mambo Mambo”, “Sweet Like Cola”, and “You Wanna Be Americano”. Lou Bega has also released non-album singles.


In 1999, Lou Bega won the “Best International Song” at Festivalbar. He was nominated for the Grammy Award in 1999 for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. He is the winner of the Geran ECHO Prize and has received many other nominations.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Lou Bega in 2021

As of 2021, Lou Bega’s net worth is approximately $1.5 million. He made this fortune by releasing many albums and singles in his career. His single “Mambo number 5” was a diamond-certified song. He has also released other successful singles. Additionally, his debut album entitled ‘A Little Bit of Mambo’ was multi-platinum. He is very successful and has also worked for other artists. Lou Bega has done live performances in many popular TV shows such as ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’, ‘, Queen Latifah’, ‘The Martin Short Show’, ‘Access Hollywood’, and much more.

One song changed the destiny of Lou Bega. “Mambo No.5” was such a massive hit that people danced on the groove. Owing to this song, there were huge sales of his album. Lou Bega has also released other singles and albums. He is still active in his career and may soon come up with an album. We have never heard any rumor about him. He maintains a simple life and still records in Germany.


Facts of David Lubega

  • Gender Male
  • full nameDavid Lubega
  • birthplaceMunich, West Germany
  • Date of Birth April 13, 1975
  • Age 49 years 3 months
  • Horoscope Aries
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Diamond
  • Lucky Color Red
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo
  • nationalityGerman
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$1.5 million
  • professionSinger, Songwriter
  • weightIn Kilograms – 68 Kg, In Pounds – 150 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 170 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolGermany Primary School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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