Net Worth $8 million
Rufus Wainwright is an American-Canadian singer-songwriter and composer with an estimated net worth of $8 million. He is known for his most famous song “I’m a-Runnin”.
Wainwright is 5’11″ and weighs 163 pounds.
He was born in July 22nd 1973 in Rhinebeck, New York but was raised by a single mother in Montreal, Canada. He exhibited talent as a teenager and used to play piano and even sing as he toured with his folk singer mother and aunt. At the age of 14, he composed the song ‘I’m Running’ which saw him bag nominations in Juno and Genie Awards. He studied classical and modern piano at McGill University but he later quit to concentrate on his music career.
He released his first album in 1998 which was a complete success in Canada. It was quickly followed by another one in 2001 named Poses. His music career has earned him international recognition including Awards such as GLAAD award. He has performed and written several songs for different movies including but not limited to Moulin Rouge, I Am Sam and many more.