|Celebrated Name:||Renée Fleming|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Renée Lynn Fleming|
|Age:||62 years old|
|Birth Date:||February 14, 1959|
|Birth Place:||Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Tim Jessell|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes|
|Dating/Boyfriend (Name):||Yes (Tim Jessell)|
|Is Renée Fleming Lesbian/Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$15 million|
|Last Updated:||October 2021|
Renee Fleming is an American soprano who is known for her performances in opera, concerts, theatres, films, and on many public occasions. She has been gifted with a full lyric soprano voice and has performed coloratura, lyric, and also lighter spinto soprano operatic roles in traditional countries like Italy, Germany, France, and Russia. She is also the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and has been nominated for 16 Grammy Awards. She has won Grammy over four times.
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Early Life & Biography
Renee is the daughter of two music teachers, and she was born on February 14, 1959, in Indiana. She grew up in Churchville, New York, and her great grandparents were born in Prague, and they later immigrated to the US. Fleming then attended the Churchville Chilli High School, and her tutor was Rob Goodling, who taught her orchestra, Chorus, voice, and music history.
Later she went to the State University of New York at Potsdam, and while she was at the SUNY, she started singing with a jazz trio. Then she graduated at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York.
When she was a student, she spent many summers at the Aspen Music Festival School, and she also won the Fulbright Scholarship, which allowed her to work in Europe. Later she sang at many jazz clubs so that she would pay for her further studies at the Julliard School, and her voice teacher at Juilliard was Beverley Peck Johnson.
Talking of her personal life, then she has been married two times, and she married the actor Rick Ross in 1989, and she got two daughters from her this marriage, but the couple later divorced in 2000. Then on September 3, 2011, she married the tax lawyer Tim Jessell. They both met on a blind date, which was set up by the author Ann Patchett.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on February 14 1959, Renée Fleming is 62 years old as of today’s date 18th October 2021. Her height is 5 ft 6 in tall, and her weight is 64 kg.
Fleming began with performing in smaller concerts and with many small opera companies. Till then, she was still graduating from Juilliard. She used to sing frequently in the Musica Viva Concert series, which was then sponsored by the New York Unitarian Church of All Souls in the 1980s. She got a big break in 1984 as she sang nine songs by Hugo Wolf in the world premiere of Elliot Feld’s ballet Adieu. She performed in it again in 1987 and 1989 at the famous theatre, Joyce Theatre.
The major break came for her in 1988 when she won the Metropolitan Opera Auditions the age of 29, and that year she also sang the Countess in The Marriage of Figaro. It was her debut with Houston Grand Opera.
In 1990 she was honored with Richard Tucker Music Foundation, and this time the award was Rickard Tucker Award. She also sang in the title role in the US premiere of Donizetti’s 1841 opera Maria Padilla. She was accompanied by Opera Omaha.
She was first seen on TV in 1991 where she sang Cherry Duet from Mascagni’s L’amico Fritz live from Lincoln Centre. She also portrayed as Countess Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro in 1991, and she was initially not scheduled to make her met debut until the later season, but she stepped in as Felicity Lott became sick and she had to be replaced.
Awards & Achievements
Renee Fleming has won a lot of awards, and due to her contribution to classical cinema, her contributions have been widely recognized.
- She has won 3 times Grammy Award for Best Classical Solo Vocal Album.
- She won Classic Brit Award for Female Artist of the Year in 2003.
- She has won Grammy Awards for Best Classical Crossover Album.
- She won Classic Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music in 2004.
Net Worth & Salary of Renée Fleming in 2021
The net worth this Soprano is estimated to be approx. $15 million as of October 2021. She is one of the most successful working opera singers who has won Grammy many times, and she has released her number of successful albums. Her albums have broken the sales charts, and she has accumulated vast wealth from them. She is also known for her concerts, which used to a houseful, and her concerts never disappointed her fans. Fleming is also known for her philanthropy work as she donates most of her wealth too.
Renée Fleming is one of the most successful Sopranos ever seen in our industry. Her contribution to the music industry cannot be underestimated, and she will always be respected in our industry.