Who is Andrea Bocelli and what is his net worth 2018? Have you ever saw a physically disabled person is greatly talented? Well, Andrea is one living example of that. Suffering from extremely poor eye sight Andrea lost his eye sight completely when he was just 12 years old. At the same time, he also met with a football accident which is considered as the main reason behind his blindness.
No matter how disabled he became, Andrea didn’t leave any stone unturned to prove his worth to the whole world. Let’s know a little more about Andrea and how he overcomes his disability and became one of the great personalities of his time. Let us know about his income profile and net worth as well.
Born on 22nd September 1958, Andrea is a well known Italian classical crossover tenor. Apart from this, he is also known as a wonderful record artist, singer and song writer. Born to Alessandro and Edi Bocelli, Andrea was reported to get some disability when he would arrive in this world. So the doctor suggested his parents get him abort.
But his mother finds it absurd and decided to give birth to her child. Andrea was born with a disability of poor eye sight. Later while playing football when he was 12 years old, the ball hit his eyes due to which he suffered from a brain hemorrhage. This accident took his eye sight forever and he became blind.
However, even with his disability, his love for music didn’t stop. He started taking lessons of music and various instruments like piano, saxophone, flute, guitar, trumpet, and drums. Once when his nanny gifted him the first record of Franco Corelli, Andrea started developing an interest in it and decided to become a tenor in the future.
Andrea got married to Erica Cenzatti when he was once singing at a bar in his early days of career. The couple got engaged soon and tied the knots on 27th June 1992. They had two children with this marriage namely Amos born on 1995 and Matteo in 1997. However, after a few years that is in 2002, the couple got separated and took divorce.
Erica and his two sons live in their house while Andrea moves ahead and married Veronica Berti in the year 2014. Andrea and Veronica met in 2002 and started dating since then. In the year 2011, the couple announced that Veronica is expecting her first and Andrea’s third child as a girl in the coming months. Their daughter was born on 21st March 2012 and after two years on the same date, they got married as well.
Andrea’s music career has encountered some of the great achievements. And this is the reason why he managed to grab many honours and awards throughout his journey. Till date, he has recorded 15 solo studio albums and three greatest hits albums. He has sung in both pop and classical genres.
Apart from this, he has 9 complete operas which are some of the biggest hits selling 80 million records worldwide. From classical to international he has touched horizons at every field. In many successive years he was nominated for different awards like in the year 1998 he was named as one of People’s 50 Most Beautiful People. In 1990 he got nominated for Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards.
He also won the Golden Globe awards for his first duet with Celine Dion for ‘The Prayer” which was animated for the film Quest for Camelot. This is the same force where he got nominated for Academy Award as well.
Andrea Bocelli was made a Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic in 2006 and, on 2 March 2010, was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to Live Theater.
Andrea has been honoured various times for his special deeds and contribution towards the music industry. Some of the major honours he got till date include:
• He was made Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic which was awarded in Rome, on 4 March 2006.
• He was again made the Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of Duarte, Sanchez and Mella by the President of the Dominican Republic, Leonel Fernández in 2009.
• He was honoured as the Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, for his contribution to live theater, at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard, in 2010.
Andrea Bocelli Net worth
With so many accolades and awards and too much contribution to the music industry, Andrea managed to attain an estimated net worth of $45 million. With this grand net worth, he acquired some of the great assets for his family and friends. In the coming days, his net worth is going to elevate this is for sure.
Sometimes when people get some disability they consider themselves weak and fragile. On the contrary, Andrea made every possible way to prove his worth and therefore shine like a superstar. He is indeed an aspiration for a number of music enthusiasts in today’s date.