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Nickname: Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright, Rufus Wainright
Profession: Singer, Actor, Musician, Songwriter, Artist, Composer
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.803 m)
Ethnicity: Canadian-American
Nationality: United States of America
Date of Birth: 1973-07-22
Place of Birth: Rhinebeck
Rufus Wainwright net worth: Rufus Wainwright is an American-Canadian singer-songwriter and composer who has a net worth of $10 million dollars. Rufus Wainwright was born in Rhinebeck, New York, and grew up in Montreal, Canada. Both of his parents were musicians, and he began playing piano when he was six. By age 13, he was touring, and would earn multiple major music award nominations before his 18th birthday. He attended McGill University, but left to focus on his music career. After recording a demo tape on his own, his father decided it was good enough to pass on to a music executive acquaintance. The demo impressed the executive as well, and Rufus subsequently signed with Dreamworks. Since then, he has released ten critically acclaimed albums, and has also written an award-winning opera. He is currently working on his second opera. He has won five GLAAD Awards and two JUNO Awards for his work, among other honors.
Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright (born July 22, 1973) is an American-Canadiansinger-songwriter and composer. He has recorded seven albums of original music and numerous tracks on compilations and film soundtracks. He has also written a classical opera and set Shakespeare sonnets to music for a theater piece by Robert Wilson.

Wainwright was born in Rhinebeck, New York, to folk singers Kate McGarrigle and Loudon Wainwright III. His parents divorced when he was three, and he lived with his mother in Montreal for most of his youth. Wainwright has dual US and Canadian citizenship. He attended high school at the Millbrook School in New York (which would later inspire his song "Millbrook"), and later briefly studied piano at McGill in Montreal. He began playing the piano at age six, and started touring at age 13 with "The McGarrigle Sisters and Family", a folk group featuring Rufus, his sister Martha, his mother Kate, and aunt Anna. His song "I'm a-Runnin'", which he performed in the film Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller at the age of 14, earned him a nomination for a 1989 Genie Award for Best Original Song. He was nominated for a 1990 Juno Award for Most Promising Male Vocalist of the Year.
Wainwright acknowledged that he was gay while a teenager. In 1999, he told Rolling Stone that his father recognized his homosexuality early on. "We'd drive around in the car, he'd play 'Heart of Glass' and I'd sort of mouth the words, pretend to be Blondie. Just a sign of many other things to come as well." Wainwright later said in another interview that his "mother and father could not even handle me being gay. We never talked about it really."
Wainwright became interested in opera during his adolescent years, and the genre strongly influences his music. (For instance, the song "Barcelona" features lyrics from the libretto of Giuseppe Verdi's opera, Macbeth.) During this time, he became interested in ??dith Piaf, Al Jolson, and Judy Garland.
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Posted: February 21, 2011, 4:00 am

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