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Richest Violinists In The World

Vanessa Mae performing live on stage

Music has the power not only to satisfy someone but also has the power of healing someone emotionally and mentally. With time music is evolving, and new genres are coming up. Even though music is evolving with time, the usage of classic instruments like the violin has not decreased. Many big musicians have a knack for playing violins. If you like to play the violin, then let me tell you that you could consider starting a career as a violinist. This is because if you are good at violin playing, you will be heavily paid. Some of the richest violinists in the world are listed below:

  1. Vanessa-Mae Nicholson
    Vanessa-Mae Nicholson was famously known as the child of a prodigy who became one of the top artists in the entirety of the classic genre. She is from the United Kingdom, and during the year 2004, she was the richest young musician in the entirety of the United Kingdom. Her net worth is expected to be around $45 million. Her albums are the major reason for her success and wealth. She is very versatile as she has produced classical and pop albums. She is also known for recording her compositions. It is important to know that almost all of her albums have received good reviews from the critics and major success among the fans.

  2. Philip Glass
    Philip Glass is known for being the most influential composer during the time of the late 20th century. Apart from being a musician with a knack for violin, he is also a master painter known for his minimalism. He often described himself as the composer of “music with repetitive structures.” He has an estimated net worth of $35 million, not only from his music but also from other ventures such as painting and many more. He is also the founder of the famous piano technique, which is known as the Philip Glass Ensemble. A total of 6 documentaries were made about him, in which he also took part as the core producer of the film.

  3. Joshua Bell
    Joshua Bell is an American Violinist as well as a conductor. He uses Gibson Stradivarius as his primary musical instrument and has an estimated net worth of $15 million. He is considered one of this generation’s best classical musicians. Apart from being a conductor and musician, he also has a YouTube channel, which is responsible for generating a huge part of this income.

  4. Lindsey Stirling
    Lindsey Stirling is a violinist, dancer, and songwriter with an estimated net worth of $12 million. She first got her fame from an American show known as America’s Got Talent. Just like Vanessa-Mae Nicholson, Lindsey Stirling is also very versatile as apart from releasing classical hits, she has also released pop, rock, EDM, and many more songs. She has more than five studio albums which became very famous with time. Her debut album was named Lindsey Stirling, and it broke many records on the billboards.

  5. David Garret
    David Christian Bongartz, also known as David Garret (stage name), is a classical and crossover violinist from Germany. His estimated net worth is $12 million, of which the majority is generated from live shows and studio albums. David was very good at playing instruments from a very early age, but where he stood out for playing the violin. He went on to win many awards due to his prowess at playing the violin. One thing to note is that he also has a record in his own Guinness Book of World Records, which was for the record of being the “World’s Fastest Violinist.”

Sophie Ireland
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