Quick Facts of André Rieu
- Full NameAndré Rieu
- Net Worth$40 million
- Date of Birth1949 /10 /01
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceMaastricht, Netherlands
- ProfessionViolinist, Conductor, Entrepreneur
- Active Year1978–present
- Eye colourHazel
- Hair colourLight Brown
- SpouseMarjorie Rieu (m. 1975)
- Height6 feet
- Education Royal Conservatory of Brussels
- Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Instagram
Short Description of André Rieu:
André Rieu is a king of Waltz, entrepreneur and a music legend known as the founder of the Johann Strauss Orchestra. Rieu is a Dutch conductor and violinist.
Throughout his career, the legendary musician has received various honors and titles such as the Order of the Netherlands Lion and Province of Limburg and so on.
Rieu is a Dutch by nationality and has the Caucasian ethnicity. Andre Rieu shares his personal life with Majorie Rieu since four decades.
Early Life and Education:
Andre Rieu was born on October 1, 1949, in Maastricht, the Netherlands as André Léon Marie Nicolas Rieu. Rieu was raised in the Netherlands. Rieu joined Music Academy in Brussels and has achieved a degree ‘Premier Prix’ from the Royal Conservatory of Brussels.
Similarly, André studied violin at Conservatoire Royal in Liège and at the Conservatorium Maastricht, he started studying under Jo Juda and Herman Krebbers. He also has studied at the Institute for five long years. At the age of five, Rieu started learning Violin, following his father’s footsteps.
During the time of University, he used to perform the Gold And Silver Waltz by Franz Lehár. In the year 1987, along with 12 other members, André founded the Johann Strauss Orchestra. In the year 1978, he served at the Limburg Symphony Orchestra as a violinist.
André is widely popular for his melodramatic rock performances on stage. Rieu has traveled and performed all over Europe, Japan, Australia, and North and South America along with his orchestra. In his career, he has received several honors such as the Order of the Netherlands Lion and Province of Limburg and so on.
Mentioning facts about his personal life, Rieu is a married man, who shares his life for more than four decades with the Dutch author, Marjorie Rieu. Andre and Marjorie tied a knot in 1975 and they are the parents of two sons. The couple resides at 15th-century castle in Maastricht, Netherlands. Andre has a straight sexual orientation.
Andre Rieu has an average body statistics with a height of 6 feet tall. He has Hazel eyes color and his hair is light brown in color.
Rieu makes a net worth of $40 million and we can find him on various social networking sites.