Yngwie Johan Malmsteen is a Swedish composer, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, and bandleader. Very few knew his name before the 1980s. He is best known for his metal playing style in heavy metal. It is neoclassical. As of 2009, Malmsteen was among the ten greatest electric guitar player of all times according to the Time Magazine. Malmsteen’s specific date of birth is June 30, 1963. He was born in Stockholm, Sweden. In his family, he is the third-born but no information as to whether he was also the last.
He hails from a musical family. His birth name Lars Johan Yngvi Lannerback. By the time he was ten, he had created his first band which consisted of him and his friend. What explains how his name changed is that, at the age of twelve, he chose to use his mother’s surname which was Malmsten. He altered it a little to become Malmsteen. He then went ahead and changed his other name to Yngwie. Niccolo Paganini influenced him musically, and Ritchie Blackmore, a guitarist, was his role model.
Between 1991 and 1992, Malmsteen married Erica Nordberg. She is a Swedish singer. From 1993 to 1998, he was a husband to Amber Dawn Landin. From 1999, he has been married to April Malmsteen. The couple has a son named Antonio, the family lives in Miami, Florida.
In 1982, Mike Varney took Malmsteen to the United States. He has played in ‘Steeler’, ‘No Pa’. His studios from the 1980s include ‘Rising Force’, ‘Marching Out’, ‘Trilogy’ and ‘Odyssey’. In the early 1990s, he released others. They included ‘Eclipse’, ‘Fire & Love’, ‘The Seventh Sign’, ‘I Can’t Wait’ and ‘Magnus Opus’.
His albums in the late 1990s included ‘Inspiration,’ ‘Facing the Animal,’ ‘Concerts Suite for Electric Guitar and Orchestra’, ‘Attack’ and ‘Alchemy.’ Later he released ‘War to End All Wars,’ and ‘Relentless.’ Additionally, he owns albums such as ‘Unleash the Fury,’ ‘Perpetual Flame,’ ‘Rising Force,’ ‘Angels of Love,’ ‘Relentless,’ ‘Spellbound,’ ‘World on Fire.’ Live albums are ‘Trial by Fire: Live in Leningrad,’ ‘Double Live,’ ‘Concerto Suite for Electric Guitar and Orchestra in E flat minor LIVE with the New Japan Philharmonic,’ ‘Spellbound Live in Tampa.’ He has videos too.
Some of them are ‘Rising Force: Live’ ’85 (1985), ‘Trial by Fire: Live in Leningrad’ ’89 (1989), ‘Instructional Video’ (1991), ‘Collection’ (1992), ‘Leo Fender Benefit Live’ (1993). Others include ‘Live at Budokan’ (1994), ‘Play Loud!’ 3 Videos (1995), ‘The Basics Arpeggios Classical Stylings Live’ in 1998, ‘Yngwie Malmsteen Video Clips’ of 2000, ‘Concerto Suite for Electric Guitar & Orchestra’ (2005). Also, ‘Far Beyond The Sun’ (2007), ‘Live at the Budokan’,‘Live Animal’ and ‘Live in Korea’ in 2009, ‘Raw Live’ (2010), and ‘Spellbound Live in Orlando’ (2014).
How much is Net Worth of Yngwie Malmsteen in 2017
Yngwie Malmsteen is one of the greatest electric guitar players. His net worth is slightly higher compared to other guitarists who is explained by his unique style. Yngwie Malmsteen estimated net worth is $11 million US dollars as of 2017.
Yngwie Malmsteen is a composer, guitarist, and bandleader. He is currently in a band with the following members; Ralph Ciavolino, Mark Ellis and Nick Marino. Malmsteen has been releasing many other albums. He is doing very well in the music industry up to date.