Net Worth: $15 Million
- Source of Wealth Music, Songwriting
- Birth Place New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
- Marital Status Married Candace Stanley
- Full Name Wynton Learson Marsalis
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth October 18, 1961
- Ethnicity American
- Occupation Musician, Songwriter
- Children Jasper Armstrong
About Wynton Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis is a multi-talented american composer, musician and artistic director with a net work of $15 million. His worth is mostly generated from composing, directing Jazz at the Lincoln center and playing trumpet. Born in 1961 in New Orleans he has continued to be a phenomenon in music since 1980.
He started showing an aptitude for music since his early age where by the age of eight, he would perform traditional New Orleans music and by age fourteen performed with the New Orleans Philharmonic. He also participated in various bands when he was in high school, like for example, the New Orleans Symphony, New Orleans Youth Orchestra and other Jazz bands.
He has won several Grammy Awards and in 1983 and 1984 became the only artist to have ever won Grammy awards for both Classical and Jazz records. He is also among the two artists who have ever won Grammy awards consecutively for five years. He has toured over thirty countries of every continent, having attained five million copies sales of his recordings worldwide.