Yiannis Chrysomallis was born on the 14th November 1954 in Kalamata, Greece, and is a musician, including keyboardist, and composer. He has performed at such venues as the Acropolis in Athens in Greece; Royal Albert Hall, London; the Forbidden City, Beijing; Taj Mahal, Agra; the Kremlin, Moscow; the pyramids and Great Sphinx of Giza in Egypt, and many other world landmarks. Yanni is the winner of Emmy and Grammy Awards. He has been active in the entertainment industry since 1980.
How much is the net worth of Yanni? Authoritative sources estimate that the overall size of his wealth is over $40 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. Music is the main source of his wealth.
Yanni Net Worth $40 Million
To begin with, Yanni was educated via the University of Minnesota. After completing studies in psychology, he wanted to pursue a career in music but he had no musical training and could not read a note. After playing keyboards in local rock band, Chameleon, he moved to California to work on the soundtracks of films. In 1987, he formed a small band that included Charlie Adams and John Tesh, and began touring to promote their first instrumental album, “Keys to Imagination” (1986). Later, other albums “Out of Silence” (1987) and “Chameleon Day” (1988) were released, then he earned nominations for a Grammy for his albums “Dare To Dream” (1992) and “In My Time” (1993). The real breakthrough was the live album “Live at the Acropolis”, a concert filmed in 1993 at the Theatre Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens. Since then, Yanni has performed in concerts in front of two million people in more than twenty countries around the world. It has been accumulated that the artist sold albums to achieve more than 35 gold and platinum albums worldwide, which has boosted his net worth significantly.
Moreover, his music has been included extensively in television programs as well as in sporting events like th Olympic Games. In 1997, he became one of the few artists allowed to perform at the Taj Mahal in India. His live concerts attract millions, like “Yanni Live! The Concert Event” (2006), “Yanni in Concert” (2010) and similar.
In 2011, Yanni released the album called “Truth Of Touch” which topped the Billboard New Age and became the No. 1 top-selling New Age album of 2011. Recently, Yanni has released the 18th studio album “Sensuous Chill” (2016) which is also on the 1st place on the Billboard New Age. Another top position holds his recent live album “The Dream Concert: Live from the Great Pyramids of Egypt” (2016) which contains two concerts held in the autumn of 2015 in Egypt.
In addition to this, Yanni released his autobiography “Yanni in Words” with the co-author David Resin in 2003. In the book, the musician recounts his memories, starting from early childhood in Greece, the beginning of piano learning, the love of his father, his studies in Minnesota and the relationship with the actress Linda Evans. While dealing with the success his music achieved around the world, he talks about the struggles faced, the depression that threatened him a few times. The launch of the book coincided with the release of his 13th album “Ethnicity” and was considered a best seller by the New York Times.
Finally, in the personal life of the actor, he was in relationship with Linda Evans for nine years, but other infornation is lacking, and currently professes to be single.
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