Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright

American-Canadian singer-songwriter and composer
Juno-winning singer/songwriter from a famed musical family but with a style all his own drawn from influences spanning Tin Pan Alley and opera.
BornJuly 22, 1973
HometownRhinebeck, New York, U.S.
Net worth$10 million
Height5'11" (1.80m)
SpouseJörn Weisbrodt (m 2012 - present)
ChildrenViva Katherine Wainwright Cohen
ParentsKate McGarrigle , Loudon Wainwright III
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Exclusive: Martha Wainwright has written the tell-all we've been waiting for

  • Martha Wainwright knows you want to ask about her famous family – everybody does. And after a lifetime of fielding curious questions about her mom and aunt, Canadian folk icons Kate and Anna McGarrigle, her dad, American singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright III, 75, and her brother, baroque pop star Rufus Wainwright, 48, she's finally ready to dish with new memoir Stories I Might Regret Telling You. RELATED: Avril Lavigne opens up about her new album, incredible career and what she misses most ab

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British-Lebanese musician Mika on his virtual benefit concert for Beirut

Mika speaks to Eve Jackson about hosting a concert with Kylie Minogue, Salma Hayek and Rufus Wainwright to raise money for those affected by the explosion in Beirut’s port that killed hundreds, injured thousands and left many more homeless. They also discuss Lebanese politics, his heartbreak for the country of his birth and how he sees the future after years of civil war, financial crisis and political upheaval.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

The Music Center Presents Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration
The Music Center Presents Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration
2019
Rufus Wainwright - Live at Wireless Festival 2005
Rufus Wainwright - Live at Wireless Festival 2005
2017
Renée Fleming -- Christmas in New York
Renée Fleming -- Christmas in New York
2014
Sing Me the Songs That Say I Love You: A Concert for Kate McGarrigle
Sing Me the Songs That Say I Love You: A Concert for Kate McGarrigle
1h 47min
2012
Rufus Wainwright: Prima Donna
Rufus Wainwright: Prima Donna
2009

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