Herb Alpert bio: net worth, age, height, weight, wife, kids.
Herb Alpert is best known for his performances as Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, Herb Alpert’s Tijuana Brass, or TJB. He is best recognized for his involvement with the recording label A&M Records, which is the A in the title.
Herb Alpert: Profile summary
|Birth Name||Herb Alpert|
|Tag Name||Herb Alpert|
|Profession(s)||American jazz musician most associated with the group variously|
|Born In||Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Age as in 2022||87 years old|
|Heights in Feet||6 feet and 8 inches|
|Height(s) cm||204 cm|
|Weight(s) in pound||154 pounds|
|Spouse||Lani Hall(m. 1974),Sharon Mae Lubin(m. 19561971)|
|Daughter and Son||Yes (Aria Alpert, Amanda Alpert, Eden Alpert, Dore Alpert)|
|Net Worth||$900 Million|
Herb Alpert: Biography & Early Life
Born on March 31st, 1935, Herb Alpert is of Jewish descent. He was born in Boyle Heights, Eastside Los Angeles, California, and grew up in the same locality. He was born to Tiller and Louis Alpert, who was a tailor with a talent to play the mandolin. Both were emigrants from Radomyshl and Romania.
Herb’s family members were practitioners of music, and he was taught to play the violin from a very early age by his mother. He learnt trumpet playing at the age of 10. His brother, David, was also an enthusiast and played the drums. He did his schooling at Fairfax High School and graduated in 1952. He attended the University of Southern California. After that, he enrolled in the United States Army and also used to showcase his musical talents in military ceremonies.
Herb Alpert tried acting at first after he left service in the Army, but in the end, he pursued his musical talents and made a career out of it.
Herb Alpert: Personal Life
He was first married to Sharon Mar Lubin and had two children with her, a son, Dore, and daughter, Eden. They were married from 1956 till 1971. He married Lani Hall in the year 1973 and had one daughter with her. Lani Hall is a well-established person in the music industry as well as being a recording artist and part of the Sergio Mendes Band named Brasil ’66.
Herb Alpert: Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 31 March 1935, Herb Alpert is 85 years old as of today’s date 24th January 2021. His height is 2.05 m tall, and his weight is 70 kg.
Herb Alpert: Career
Herb Albert is most famous for his recording label A&M Records which he co-founded with Jerry Moss. He started his professional career in the 1950s and has teamed up with Rob Weerts first and then debuted as a recording artist under the name Dore Alpert.
A&M Records was first named Carnival Records, a name that was changed a short while after they began operations. His first breakthrough music was “The Lonely Bull,” which was accompanied by a trumpet style tune. Following the success of the song, he released an album titled “The Lonely Bull” by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass.
Herb continued his signature sound with Tijuana brass in the following years and became a famous jazz musician over the years. The signature sound was apparently invented after Herb Alpert was an audience to a bullfight in Mexico’s Tijuana region.
The most famous work to date remains “Whipped Cream and Other Delights,” which was released in 1965 and topped the charts for three years consecutively. Out of the 28 albums that Herb Alpert has released, five remained number one hits, and more than 25 were given the gold and platinum label.
Herb Alpert: Wife, Kids
Herb does not have a long history of marriage as he married only twice in his whole life. He married his first wife, Sharon Mae Lubin, in the year 1956. They have two children together, namely, son Dore Alpert and daughter Eden Alpert. But the couple filed for divorce soon after, in the year 1971. Then he tied knots with Lani Hall, who is also an artist in the year 1974, and they have a daughter together, namely Aria Alpert. Their marriage is going strong, and they are living a happy life together to date.
Herb Alpert: Net worth
Alpert is not only a musician himself but also a record producer and music executive. He has his own music production company, namely Almo Sounds, which adds to his earnings. He is also involved in other business operations, including owning some music recording companies. All these make his net worth a whopping $900 million estimated as of 2022.
Herb Alpert: Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
The following are some lesser-known facts about Herb Alpert:
- Alpert avoids smoking strictly.
- He does not have a single tattoo on his body and likes to stay away from ink.
- He collaborated with the famous Baja Marimba Band.
- Alpert knows to play not only trumpet but also piano.
- He is the co-founder of A&M records and is signed with the same label.
- According to sources, Alpert is also a great philanthropist.
- He started to learn trumpet from the age of eight.
- When he was attending University, he was one of the members of “USC Trojan Marching Band.”