Who Is Andrea Bocelli? Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Career

Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli is an Italian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He went blind when he was twelve years old. He did not, however, let his early disability define him, as he went on to sell 80 million records worldwide. His classical music has repeatedly reached the top of the charts.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name:Andrea Bocelli
Real Name/Full Name:Andrea Bocelli OMRI OMDSM
Age:66 years old
Birth Date:22 September 1958
Birth Place:Lajatico, Tuscany, Italy
Height:1.85 m
Weight:75 kg
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Married
Wife/Spouse (Name):Veronica Berti (m. 2014), Enrica Cenzatti (m. 1992–2002)
Children:Yes (Matteo Bocelli, Amos Bocelli, Virginia Bocelli)
Profession:Italian opera singer, songwriter, and record producer
Net Worth in 2024:$45 million

Andrea Bocelli Biography

Andrea Bocelli was born on September 22, 1958, to Alessandro and Edi Bocelli. His parents were told not to have him because he would be born with a congenital disability. Bocelli eventually had congenital glaucoma diagnosed.

Andrea’s love of music began at a young age, and he learned to play a variety of instruments, including the saxophone, trombone, drums, guitar, and flute. He suffered a brain hemorrhage when he was 12 years old as a result of a football injury. This resulted in the development of blindness.

Andrea Bocelli Age, Height, Weight

Andrea Bocelli was born on September 22, 1958, and is 66 years old as of 2024. His height is 1.85 meters and his weight is 75 kilograms.

Andrea Bocelli
Andrea Bocelli


Bocelli auditioned for Fornaciari in the tenors category in 1992. He passed the audition and ended up recording a duet with Pavarotti. The following year, he accompanied Fornaciari on his tour. In September 1994, he appeared as a guest star at the Pavarotti International Festival in Modena. He shared the stage with Bryan Adams, Nancy Gustavsson, and Andreas Vollenweider. Andrea performed with artists such as John Miles, Roger Hodgson of Supertramp, Al Jarreau, and Bryan Ferry the following year. They toured in countries such as Belgium, Spain, France, Holland, and Germany.

Bocelli released his first and second albums, Andrea Bocelli and Bocelli, in 1994 and 1996, respectively. It demonstrated his abilities as an operatic singer. His third album, Viaggio Italiano, was only released in Naples but sold over 300,000 copies worldwide.

In 1997, he released Romanza, his fourth album. As a result, he moved away from his traditional operatic tenor and toward the pop genre. The hit song “Time to Say Goodbye” was also included in this album.

In 1999, he released his fifth album, continuing in the same genre. His duet with Celine Dion was included on this album. It eventually sold over 10 million copies worldwide.

“Sacred Arias” was also released in 1999, and it reached the top of the music charts in the Netherlands, Italy, and Canada.

His album, “Sentimento,” was released in 2002. In 2006, he released a Valentine’s Day-themed album called ‘Amore.’ In 2009, he released ‘My Christmas,’ a Christmas album as the title suggests. It was the best-selling album of the year at the time. ‘Passione,’ which debuted in 2013, included collaborations with Nelly Furtado and Jennifer Lopez.

Andrea Bocelli Achievement And Awards

People Magazine named him one of the “50 Most Beautiful People” in 1998. Throughout his career, he has received numerous awards. He has received three ECHO Klassik awards. He has also received six Classical BRIT Awards. He’s also the recipient of two Billboard Latin Music Awards. He has also received four Grammy Award nominations.

Andrea Bocelli’s Net Worth in 2024

Andrea Bocelli’s net worth is estimated to be $45 million as of February 2024. His entire income is derived from his enormously successful musical career.

Andrea Bocelli experienced a string of misfortunes at a young age. But this did not stop him from persevering in the music industry and becoming one of its superstars. His best-selling albums attest to his talent and commitment. He is a well-known musician throughout the world.