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Net Worth of Israel Kamakawiwo’ole 2023, Wife | Death Cause

Net Worth of Israel Kamakawiwo’ole 2023, Wife | Death Cause

Facts of Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

Full Name:Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
Birth Date:May 20, 1959
Age:65 years
Death Date:June 26, 1997
Height: 6 feet 3 inches (1.91m)
WifeMarlene Ku’upua Kamakawiwi’ole
Net Worth$3 Million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceHonolulu
EducationWaianae High School
FatherHenry Kaleialoha Naniwa Kamakawiwo’ole
MotherEvangelina Keale Kamakawiwo’ole
SiblingsSkippy Kamakawiwo’ole
KidsCeslie-Ann (Wehi)
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A Hawaiian singer, songwriter, musician, and sovereignty activist Israel Kamakawiwo’ole came into the media limelight after releasing the album, Facing Future.

He was popular as the voice behind hit songs like Over the Rainbow, White Sandy Beach of Hawaiʻi, Facing Future, Hawai’i ’78, etc.  Israel also sang songs like What A Wonderful World, AMA AMA, Kaleohano, In This Life, and Take Me Home Country Road. 

When was Israel Kamakawiwo’ole born?

Israel Kamakawiwo’ole was born on May 20, 1959, in Honolulu, Hawaii. His nickname is Bruddah IZ IZ. By nationality, Israel had Hawaiian citizenship and was of a white ethnic background. Evangelina Keale Kamakawiwo’ole was the name of his mother and his father’s name was Henry Kaleialoha Naniwa Kamakawiwo’ole.

Late Israel Kamakawiwo’ole in a frame
Caption: Late Israel in a frame (Photo: Instagram)

Israel was only 10 years old when he started playing the ukulele.  He has a brother named, Skippy Kamakawiwo’ole.

From which school did Israel Kamakawiwo’ole complete his study?

Kamakawiwo’ole completed his higher-level education at Waianae High School.

What was the Net Worth of Israel Kamakawiwo’ole at the time of his death?

Israel’s net worth was around $3 million at the time of his death. He was very happy with the income he made from his successful career as a Hawaiian singer-songwriter.

Late Israel Kamakawiwo’ole posing for a photo with car
Caption: Late Israel posing for a photo with the car (Photo: Biography Mask)

When did Israel Kamakawiwo’ole Pass Away?

Israel left this beautiful world when he was at the age of 38 on June 26, 1997. His whole life, he had suffered from Morbid obesity. Likewise, he has also reached 750 pounds. Likewise, he passes away with love and air surrounded by his family and relatives.

Similarly, it was a very sad moment for his family, friends, relatives, and fans as well. The main reason behind his death was respiratory failure in the middle of the night. After that, Israel’s body was laid in honor in Hawaii’s Capitol building. Then his ashes were scattered into the ocean.

What was the Weight of Israel Kamakawiwo’ole?

Israel had a height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighed 343 kg. Kamakawiwo’ole had got dark brown color eyes with long black color hair.

Who was the Wife of Israel Kamakawiwo’ole?

Israel was happily married to Marlene Ku’upua Kamakawiwi’ole. Before getting married the couple was in a relationship for a long period of time and the couple exchanged their marriage vows in the year 1982.

Late Israel Kamakawiwo’ole with his wife Marlene Ku’upua Kamakawiwi’ole
Caption: Late Israel with his wife Marlene Ku’upua Kamakawiwi’ole (Photo: Instagram)

Likewise from their marriage, the couple was also blessed with a daughter. Ceslie-Ann (Wehi) is the name of their beautiful daughter.

Careeer of Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

  • Israel began his career journey as a singer and songwriter along with his brother made 21 albums from the year 1976 to 1991.
  • After the death of his brother, he alone played his ukulele and sang a combination of 2 popular songs.

    Late Israel Kamakawiwo’ole with his band
    Caption: Late Israel with his band (Photo: Instagram)
  • Similarly, Israel released his first single album named Ka’Ano’i in the year 1990.
  • After that, Israel released his second solo album Facing Future in the year 1993.
  • Israel’s album shot to No.1 on the Billboard World Music Charts as well.
  • It sold 500,000 copies, by 2002 and 1st Hawaiian-produced album to go gold.

FAQ of Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

Why was Israel famous?

Late Hawaiian singer, songwriter, musician, and sovereignty activist Israel was famous for releasing the album Facing Future.

What was the nationality of Israel?

Israel is Hawaiian by nationality.

What was the ethnicity of Israel?

Israel belongs to a mixed ethnic background.