LIFE OF YIANNIS
Yanni (YIANNIS CHRYSSOMALLIS) was born on 14 November 1954 (64) at Kalamata, Greece. He belongs to the Greek Nationality. Music was his soul career and as result he joined the group Chameleon. He is graduated from the University of Minnesota in BA with Psychology. He started his career as a musician and composer and then he realized his genre in music which mainly lies in contemporary, new age, used for relaxation, meditation.
Yiannis’ family lived a normal family as every people have. His mother’s name is Felicia Chrysomallis. She was a homemaker. His father Sotiri Chrysomallis was a banker. Talking about his personal life Yanni had his girlfriend Linda Evans. Their relationship lasted for 9 years from 1989 to 1998 as a result she got pregnant and gave birth to a daughter Krystal Ann (presently 35). He is a single man now living his life creating music.
Besides music, he was good at athletics and he also created a national record in the 50m freestyle swimming at the age of 14 in his home town. Yiannis lived a typical Greek life. He grew up fishing, swimming, and went his life to school like every other boy. He began to play piano at the age of 6 and never learned any lessons.
Yanni also quoted!
CREATIVITY IS AN INHERENT HUMAN QUALITY OF HIGHEST ORDER. WHEN WE CREATE, WE BECOME MORE THAN THE SUM OF OUR PARTS!!WWW.YOURMUZIK.COM
Talking about Yiannis‘ music career, he was a member of the BAND CHAMELEON. He worked with his drummer Charlie Adams and launched his first solo recording in 1984. His first album was OPTIMISTIC. He was not able to read and notate music but produced music for films and TV. He recorded for his first music label “Private Music” after he lived for some time in LA. With this, he got fame steadily in mid of the 1980s. His album “Reflexion of PASSION(1990)” sold millions of copies. His album “Dare to Dream(1992) and In my Time(1993) were both nominated for Grammy Awards. Yanni’s album”Live at Acropolis” began to climb Billboards Magazine’s chart.
This is the main thing which everyone needs to know. Talking about his performances, he has done a worldwide 60 concerts
- ACROPOLIS OF ATHENS
- FORBIDDEN CITY, CHINA
- EL MORRO CASTLE
- EGYPTIAN PYRAMIDS
- GREAT SPHINX OF GIZA
- AMMAN CITADEL
In indian countries he has performed in
- TAJ MAHAL
- BURJ KHALIFA
- LAXMI VILAS PALACE
Talking about his concert “LIVE AT ACROPOLIS” was filmed in September 1993 at 2000 years old HERODES ATTICUS and there he performed with his 60 orchestra members. Rising in popularity with the new age music boom of the 1980s and 1990s, Yanni’s music became more well known through adult alternative radio airplay, appearances on public television, and in television commercials, as well as international music tours. Yanni’s music has been used not only in television shows but in televised sporting events, including the golf, the Super Bowl, Wide World of Sports, U.S. Open tennis championships, the Open Golf, the Tour de France, the World Figure Skating Championships and the Olympic Games. He also wrote music for ABC’s World News Now.
HELP TO SOCIETY
Yanni was able to raise funds from various productions. The various directors of music also helped him. He raised millions of dollars and donated to the World Wide life Fund to promote conservation. The main aim is to save the endangered species. Yanni has performed concerts also in troubled areas of the world, such as in Tunisia one week after the July 17, 2014, terrorist attack that killed 14, and in Egypt to convey an image of stable security after the Egyptian Crisis (2011–14) but between whose two Great Pyramids concerts occurred October 31, 2015.
Yanni had a collaborative relationship with the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in its fundraising efforts since the early years of his career, reportedly raising more than $13 million for that organization. The Yanni Live at El Morro, Puerto Rico production (2012) was Yanni’s tenth collaboration with PBS
Yanni has assisted the conservation efforts of the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (the World Wildlife Fund, WWF), sponsoring a symbolic “Panda Adoption Kit” program in which he guaranteed $50,000 in a donation.
YIANNIS NET WORTH
Yiannis net worth sums up around $40 million.
|Source of Money||Composer|
|Real Name||Yanni Chrysomallis|
|Place of Birth||Kalamata, Greece|
|Date of Birth||November 14, 1954 (age 65)|
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