Israel Kamakawiwoʻole Net Worth

Israel Kamakawiwoʻole was a Hawaiian musician and entertainer born in Honolulu, HI on May 20, 1959. He achieved international fame in 1993 with his medley of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World," and sadly passed away four years later due to heart problems. He is remembered for his beautiful music and his legacy lives on.
Israel Kamakawiwoʻole is a member of Folk Singer

Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day May 20, 1959
Birth Place Honolulu, HI
Died On Jun 26, 1997 (age 38)
Birth Sign Taurus

💰 Net worth: $3 million

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Hawaiian musician and entertainer who became an international star in 1993, dying of heart problems just four years later. He is best known for his medley of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World."

Before Fame

He began playing music with older brother and cousin at the age of eleven and continued after both his partners went their separate ways.


His medley of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and "What a Wonderful World" reached #12 on the Billboard charts and was used on the TV series Glee, Scrubs, ER, and Life on Mars. It has also been featured in several feature films. 

Family Life

The popular Hawaiian musician and actor Moe Keale was his uncle.

Associated With

His music was used in the film Meet Joe Black, which starred Brad Pitt.