Vanessa-Mae’s profile picture


Vanessa-Mae’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $45 Million
Industry: Sportspersons
Residence: Singapore
Country: British
BirthDay: 27 October 1978
Sigh: Scorpio
Height: 1.58 m
Education: Royal College of Music

Vanessa-Mae was bornon 27 October 1978 in Singapore, British, is Violinist. Vanessa Mae is a British violinist who has made a name for herself in the classical music genre. A prodigious child, she was musically endowed since birth. When girls of her age were busy grappling with new objects of fantasy, Vanessa was perfecting her music skills. She started played piano at the age of three and two years later, took to playing violin which soon became her profession. She made Guinness World Record by becoming the youngest soloist to record both the Beethoven and Tchaikovsky violin concertos. Vanessa was only thirteen then. Over the years, her conservative classical style gave way to a more modern outlook. She released her debut album, ‘The Violin Player’ which fared well. In addition to music, she made a foray into skiing, a passion which she long desired to pursue. She took part in the 2014 Winter Olympics for Thailand in alpine skiing.


$45 Million


She wanted to represent the Thailand in the Olympics, but Thai Olympic Committee told her to give up her British citizenship, which she refusedIn 2014, she entered the giant slalom event organized by the Alpine Ski Club Triglav to achieve the FIS (International Ski Federation) recognized score to qualify for the February 2014 OlympicsHer dream of being a national skier was finally realized at the 2014 Winter Olympics


As of 2007, she was in a relationship with Lionel Catalan


However, due to her crossover nationality, she failed to qualify for the 2002 Winter Olympics


In 1998, she made a foray into the world of acting with the Hallmark Television movie, ‘Arabian Nights’


In 1997, she appeared in the Janet Jackson album, ‘The Velvet Rope’, playing solo violin in the song, ‘Velvet Rope’


In 1995, she made a breakthrough with her debut pop-style album, ‘The Violin Player’


In 1988, at the age of 10, Vanessa Mae made her professional international debut at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in Germany


Vanessa Mae was born on October 27, 1978 in Singapore, to an English father Vorapong Varakom and Chinese mother, Pamela


In her first race, she finished in the 74th position among the 90 contestants


In totality, she ranked at 67th position, last amongst the finishers

(4.9/179 votes)
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