Net Worth: $10 Million
- Source of Wealth Music
- Age Deceased at 69 years old on 1971-07-06
- Birth Place New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
- Marital Status Widower (Lucille Wilson)
- Full Name Louis Armstrong
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth August 4, 1901
- Ethnicity African-American
- Occupation Singer
- Education Fisk School for Boys
- Children 1 (Clarence)
About Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong was an American musician originating from New Orleans, Louisiana. This jazz singer is known for his scat singing. He is also recognized for his inventive cornet and trumpet playing. He is also known for his other nicknames such as Ambassador Satch, Pops, Satch, Satchmo and Dipper.
Louis Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. He died on July 6, 1971 in Corona, Queens, New York City, U.S. After three unsuccessful marriages, Armstrong married Lucille Wilson in 1942. The couple remained together until Armstrong’s death in 1971.
His performance on Hello, Dolly! won him a Grammy Award for Best Male Vocal Performance in 1964. Furthermore, he has 11 recordings which were inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame. These songs have either “qualitative or historical significance” or at least 25 years old. These recordings include “St. Louis Blues”, “Weather Bird”, “Blue Yodel No. 9 (Standing on the Corner)”, “All of Me”, Porgy and Bess, “Hello Dolly!”, “Heebie Jeebies”, “What a Wonderful World”, “Mack the Knife”, “St. Louis Blues”, and “West End Blues”. On the other hand, his West End Blues was listed on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for being one of the top 500 songs that shaped or influenced rock and roll.