A musician in Lionel Hampton’s orchestra, a musical director of a Dizzy Gillespie band, an arranger of Peggy Lee, Francis Sinatra and Sarah Vaughan, a producer of Michael Jackson’s top-selling album Thriller, a composer to more than 50 movies, laureate of 27 Grammy Awards with 76 nominations. It is all about him - Quincy Jones.
His mother, Sarah was working in a bank. Additionally, she was a pianist and a wonderful mother to her kids, until she was diagnosed with schizophrenia and had to be sent to a mental hospital at the age of 38. Quincy’s dad couldn’t stand such situation. Therefore, he divorced and later tied the knot again.
The artist’s father, Quincy Sr. was a carpenter by profession but also made some money, playing baseball. After the divorce, he married Elvera, who lived nearby with 3 kids from the previous marriage. A newly created family moved to Bremerton. However, neither Quincy Jr. nor his brother was in good relationship with a step-mother.
The only blood brother Quincy has is Lloyd. He was never interested in show-business and worked as a broadcast engineer. He was married to Cynthia Jones and has a son with her. He died of cancer aged 63.
From father’s second marriage, the famous artist has 3 step-siblings from Elvera’s first husband, named late Waymond Miller, Theresa Frank and Catherine Conroy.
Quincy Sr. and Elvera had 3 common biological kids with Jeanette being the eldest one. She died in 2011 in the age of 64.
Margie is the middle child and Richard is the third one. Unfortunately, nothing much is known about the daughters, but we do know that Richard is married and is a well-known judge in the US.
Speaking of the Quincy Jones personal life, he had 3 wives and 2 partners.
At high school he had a friend Jeri Jones, who later became his first wife. They had been together for 9 years and have a son.
The second spouse, Ulla Andesong was an actress and a model. No wonder, he got interested in her and within a year, they already tied the knot. Due to the fact that Ulla had to leave a modeling career and he kept rising, they divorced. She moved to Sweden with kids and is remaining there till nowadays.
The third and the last wife, Peggy Lipton had been married to the globally known star for 16 years. The musician had an affair with her when he was still married to Ulla. When he found out about having a brain tumor, he decided to cut the knot with Ulla and marry Peggy as they had a daughter. It was his longest marriage, during which they produced two wonderful daughters.
After 3 marriages, a talented composer had 2 serious relationships with Carol Reynolds and Nastassja Kinski. Both women gave birth to kids when they were with the musician.
Due to 3 ex-wives and 2 ex-partners, the celebrity has 7 kids.
With Jeri, he has one daughter named Jolie, who is an actress. She is married and brings up 2 sons.
Martina and Quincy III are the two kids with Ulla. Both of them were raised by mom in Sweden. Later, Martina moved to the US and lived with father. Now she is a famous international model. As for the son, he works as a produce and has 2 kids from the ex-spouse Koa Jones.
Peggy also gave birth to 2 kids, Kidada and Rashida, when married to a genius man. Kidada is a very creative personality, working as an actress, a model and a designer. Rashida is mainly recognized as the daughter of a popular producer.
Rachel is a daughter with Reynolds. She is not into an entertainment industry like the rest of the mogul’s kids. She is a vet, who is happily married and brings up 2 children.
The last and the 7th child, Kenya was welcomed to the world in 1993 and is a daughter with Nastassja Kinski. Kenya works as a model, yet is also is very passionate about animals. Therefore, she is also an animal rights activist.
That is all.
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