|Celebrated Name:||Andre Rieu|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Andre Leon Marie Nicolas Rieu|
|Age:||50 years old|
|Birth Date:||October 1st, 1949|
|Children||Pierre Rieu, Marc Rieu|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||N/A/Yes (name)|
|Is Andre Rieu Gay?||Straight|
|Profession:||Violinist, Entrepreneur, Conductor|
|Net Worth in [current date format=’Y’]:||$50 million|
|Last Updated:||[current date format=’F Y’]|
Rieu is well known for being a composer and conductor who founded the Johann Strauss. He started playing the violin at a very early age, and he plays a 1667 Stradivarius violin. When Rieu was a boy, he wanted to be a Catholic priest, and he feels this kind of nature of a priest helps him to communicate with his audience. He speaks six different languages, including English, Dutch, German, Italian, Spanish, and French.
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Early Life & Biography
His name Rieu is of French Huguenot origin. He was born to Andries Antoine Rieu. He is the third born of six children. Rieu has two older sisters Cilia and Teresia. He also has two young brothers Jean-Philippe and Robert. His father was a conductor of the Maastricht. He began studying the violin while he was five years, from a very young age Rieu developed a fascination with orchestra. Rieu studied violin at Conservatoire Royal and also at the Conservatorium Maastricht, he studying under Herman Krebbers and Jo Juda.
He has been married to his wife. For 40 years, she rarely appears in public with his husband. The couple are blessed with two children Marc and Pierre. Rieu doesn’t listen to music to relax him; he rather sleeps because he spends much time listening to music as part of his job. Andre and his orchestra have turned waltz music into a worldwide concert touring act, and it has also been successful as some of the biggest global rock music and pop acts. Rieu and his family live in Maastricht.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on October 1st, 1949, Andre Rieu is 70 years old as of today’s date [current date]. His height is 5ft 6in tall, and his weight is 85kg kg.
In 1987 he created the Johann Strauss Orchestra, and he began with 12 members. The first concert was on 1 January 1988. It has expanded dramatically. In 2020 it performed with 50 to 60 musicians. He plays a 1667 Stradivarius violin. In 2009 he was the world’s most successful male touring artist. He records both with CD and DVD at his own studios Maastricht and also in a wide range of classical, folk music and popular and also as thematic music from musical theatre and well-known soundtracks.
Andre lively orchestral presentations have attracted many audiences in this emergent subgenre of classical music. Andre’s music has gone all over the planet, in addition to two World Music Awards. He has also been on television in March and April his concerts and documentaries 24 hours per day. Andre’s mix of popular music, waltzes, pathos, and comedy has attracted its critics. In Herald Sun newspaper, he did not criticize his playing, and it described his main stage as delegation and blarney.
Eamon Kelly wrote in an Australian newspaper: It is very disappointing to see journalists indulging in cheap, inaccurate criticism to dismiss Rieu, He said Rieu live recording had brought joy to many people. Andre audiences are regular classical music attendance. This is seen to be promising that Rieu’s live performance is of standards and of the classical canon. Rieu’s focus is highly accessible; enjoyable is not an argument against his music.
Awards & Achievements
Andre was honored at Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion in 2002, Honorary Medal of the Province of Limburg in the Netherlands, and in 2009 in France, he got the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters.
Net Worth& Salary of Andre Rieu in 2020
Andre is a composer. His source of income mostly comes from being a successful composer. His net worth has been growing significantly. To arrive at net worth, you must first calculate the current value of the assets. This includes property, cars, and houses. You can increase your net worth by buying assets, but for Rieu, it was through his career. Andre’s net worth is estimated to be $50 million as of July 2020.
Andre love bears. He believes when bears hear the Danube, they will dance. Rieu says if the North Pole can’t go ahead, he has set his sights on a more ambitious project. For 30 years Andre has never been sick he was so concerned he even went to the doctor, but the doctor told him he is a miracle and his heartbeats well.