|Real Name/Full Name||Lang Lang|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Lang Lang|
|Birth Place:||Shenhe District, Shenyang, Liaoning|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||14 June 1982|
|Age/How Old:||40 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 179 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Lang Guoren
Mother – Zhou Xiulan
|College:||Curtis Institute of Music|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Gina Alice Redlinger|
|Net Worth:||$35 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Lang Lang is a popular Chinese pianist who has performed in many countries across the world. He has been performing from a very young age and has won many accolades. He is considered one of the most accomplished musicians in modern time. The classical pianist has come up with many albums, and he has performed with many orchestras.
Well, how well do you know about Lang Lang? If not much, here is what we know about Lang Lang to date.
Biography and Early Life
Lang Lang was born on 14 June 1982, in Shenyang, Liaoning. He is the son of Lang Guoren and Zhou Xiulan. His father is also a musician and plays the traditional musical instrument erhu. Lang Lang was inspired by music after he watched an episode of ‘Tom and Jerry’.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Lang Lang in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Lang Lang’s age is 40 years old as of today’s date 31st May 2023 having been born on 14 June 1982. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 179 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.
He started to learn piano when he was only three years old. Two years later, he participated in the Shenyang Piano Competition and won first place. Later, he attended the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. However, he was expelled due to the lack of talent. Lang Lang has been performing from a young age and has successfully participated in many competitions. He has also been to the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, United States.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
In 2019, Lang Lang got married to Gina Alice Redlinger. His wife is also a pianist, and they get married in Paris, France. The couple has a son born in 2021. He currently lives in his New York apartment along with his family.
In 2004, he was appointed as the International Goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF. With the support of UNICEF and Grammys, he founded the Lang International Music Foundation. His scholars have also performed at ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’.
Is Lang Lang Gay?
When it comes to the sexual orientation of Lang Lang, he is very straight. He is neither gay nor bisexual. Lang is successfully married to his wife, and he has only experienced his life as a father. He is a passionate person and is very dedicated o his career and family.
Lang Lang started performing when he was very young. However, his style was called “controversial” and “immature”. His first studio album was released in 2003. In 2006, he came up with ‘Memory’. A year later, the album ‘Dragon Songs’ was released. Lang then came up with ‘Dreams of China’ in 2008.
That same year, he released two other albums including ‘Chopin: The Piano Concertos’. ‘The Mozart Album’ became available in 2014. It was followed by ‘Lang Lang in Paris’, ‘New York Rhapsody’, and ‘Romance’. Lang’s most recent studio album called ‘Piano Book’ was released in 2019.
Additionally, Lang Lang has also released two soundtrack albums, four live albums, and a compilation album. He has featured on the score of ‘The Painted Veil’. In 2001, his debut at the Carnegie Hall was sold out. Lang has performed in many venues across the world. He has also performed at the BBC Proms.
He teamed up with YouTube and Google for the YouTube Symphony Orchestra in 2008. Apart from this, he has performed for many dignitaries including Queen Elizabeth II, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Nicolas Sarkozy, and Hu Jintao.
Lang Lang has received a Grammy nomination for Beethoven Piano Concertos. In 2013, he won the Echo Klassik Award for ‘Chopin Album’. He has also been appointed as the United Nations Messenger of Peace by Ban Ki-Moon. He was named as the Cultural Ambassador to China by the Recording Academy in 2008. In 2009, he appeared in the list of “100 Most Influential People in the World” by Time magazine. Lang has also won the Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Lang Lang in 2023
As of 2023, The estimated net worth of Lang Lang is $35 million. The performing pianist made this fortune by performing in many venues. He has given sold-out concerts and has performed for many dignitaries. He is one of the richest pianists in the world and has won many awards. Apart from this, Lang has also released many albums, and he teamed up with many brands such as YouTube, Sony, and Google. His contract with Sony was worth $3 million.
Lang Lang serves as an inspiration to many. He won a piano competition when he was only five years old. He is very successful and has fans across the world. Lang continues to be active in his profession, and he has also come up with many projects.