Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$40 million
Date Of BirthSeptember 22, 1958
SpouseVeronica Berti
FactDid not start singing professionally until he was 34 years old.


Andrea Bocelli’s first wife

From 1992 to 2002, the famous Italian opera singer, songwriter, and music producer Andrea Bocelli was married to Enrica Cenzatti. Their love story is pretty interesting because they first met at a bar, and immediately fell in love with each other. During their almost ten-year-long marriage, they appeared to have a particular bond between them.

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Who is Enrica Cenzatti?

As her popularity comes only from being constantly associated with the Italian tenor, Enrica’s biographical background is still shrouded in mystery. Supposedly, she was born in 1969 (while others say 1970) in Italy, and spent her teenage years in Pisa, where she attended high school. Other details about her family, education and professional qualifications are not available.

However, there is one detail from her high school years which is undoubtedly known by any Andrea Bocelli fan – she first met the tenor at a bar when she was only 17 years old. At that time, he was far from being the opera star he is now. In fact, his interests were of another type. Completing his law studies, getting his degree, and, respectively, practicing as an attorney – these were among his most important goals then. In order to financially support his studies, Andrea took some piano lessons, and played it in his free time. What seemed to be just a temporary activity dramatically changed Andrea’s life from both the professional and personal point of view.

Enrica Cenzatti

Meeting the destiny

The 17 years-old Enrica had no idea that some evening when she was casually going out to a bar to relax, would eventually change her entire life. Not only did she listen to an astonishing singer doing his best, but also met the person who could simply be described as one of the big loves of her life. Needless to say that, despite his visual condition, Andrea instantly felt the same attraction to the young lady. If this is not the hand of fate then tell me what it is.

The ensuing months decisively bonded them, the wedding and the marriage becoming just a matter of time. The final coronation of the relationship came up in 1992, during the hot summer, when they vowed each other eternal faith. They did seem to be made one for another. 1995 was the year that marked the arrival of their first child, Amos, born in February. Two years later, his brother they named Matteo was born.

The end of the paradise

After ten years of marriage, the couple drifted apart and divorced in 2002. The cause of the separation is still unknown, because both parties kept privacy about the issue.

However, they remained on good terms, mostly for and due to their two children. Following an agreement of common custody, Enrica and Andrea were both involved in their boys’ raising and education process. The latters were seven and nine years old at the time their parents separated, but Enrica even continued to live somewhere in the same neighborhood as her ex-husband.

Enrica’s children

The boys lived with Enrica, but the influence their father had on their development is proven by their choices regarding their professional life. Amos’ admiration towards his father and his inner attraction to music made him follow a career in music, and he graduated Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali L. Boccherini with a Bachelor of Arts degree in piano. Since 2013 when his career started thriving, he has gained a lot of popularity among Italian musicians. On the other side, his brother, Matteo, showed the same signs of inheriting his father talent from an early age. He took piano lessons during childhood, but didn’t really enter professionally the world of music until 2015. Following his father’s advice and insistence, he eventually enrolled for piano lessons. At the moment, he studies vocal performance at the Lucca Conservatory. Andrea’s live shows with his boys are both enthralling and touching.

Enrica’s body measurements

Enrica is by far a very attractive woman. With brown eyes and naturally curly black hair, she definitely could bring joy in everyone’s life. Of average height and with a well-proportioned body, Enrica maintains the vitality of her body and soul at the respectable age of 50.  Maybe the divorce was not just a tragic event in her life, but one which set a new beginning. However, financially, it was for certain a favorable affair. Authoritative sources estimate that she received between five and ten million dollars after the separation.  Furthermore, because the children lived with her, she received a certain amount for the needs of the young boys. Her ex’s total net worth is, reportedly, around $40 million, and her own estimated at over $5 million.

General Info

Full NameAndrea Bocelli
Net Worth$40 million
Salary$40 million
Date Of BirthSeptember 22, 1958
Height1.87 m
ProfessionRecord producer, Opera Singer, Multi-instrumentalist, Singer-songwriter, Lyricist, Lawyer, Author, Actor, Songwriter, Kaunas, Lisbon, Portugal, Helsinki, Finland, A mio padre (6 maggio 1992), Because We Believe, Cantico
EducationUniversity of Pisa
NationalityItalian

Family

SpouseVeronica Berti
ChildrenAmos Bocelli, Matteo Bocelli, Virginia Bocelli, Kaunas, Lisbon, Portugal, Helsinki, Finland, A mio padre (6 maggio 1992), Because We Believe, Cantico
ParentsAlessandro Bocelli, Edi Bocelli, Kaunas, Lisbon, Portugal, Helsinki, Finland, A mio padre (6 maggio 1992), Because We Believe, Cantico
SiblingsAlberto Bocelli

Accomplishments

AwardsGolden Globe Award for Best Original Song, Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, Billboard Latin Music Awards: Lifetime Achievement Award, Classic Brit Award for Album of the Year, Classic Brit Award for International Artist of the Year, Classic Brit Award for Best Selling Classical Album, World M...
NominationsGrammy Award for Best New Artist, Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, Latin Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Latin Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Latin Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, Grammy Award for Best P...
MoviesCredo: John Paul II, Sesame Street: Bedtime with Elmo, Homage to Rome, La Bohème, Kaunas, Lisbon, Portugal, Helsinki, Finland, A mio padre (6 maggio 1992), Because We Believe, Cantico

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1Close friends with David Foster.
2Did not start singing professionally until he was 34 years old.
3Has one daughter with Veronica Berti: Virginia Bocelli (born March 21, 2012).
4Has two sons: Amos Bocelli (born February 22, 1995) and Matteo Bocelli (October 8, 1997).
5He captured a listing in the Guinness Book of World Records, as he simultaneously held the No 1, 2 and 3 position on the US classical album chart.
6He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on March 2, 2010.
7He was awarded Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic on March 4, 2006.
8Raised on a farm, he was exposed to opera as a child simply because that calmed him down.
9Worked as a bar pianist to pay for opera singing classes.
10Received his law degree (Ph.D) from the University of Pisa.
11Born with poor eyesight, he became blind at age 12, after a football accident.

Pictures

Movies

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Who's Doing the Dishes?2016TV Series performer - 1 episode
Orphan Black2016TV Series performer - 1 episode
Die Helene Fischer Show2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Strictly Come Dancing2012-2015TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Prins2015performer: "Con te partirò"
Mommy2014/Iperformer: "Vivo per lei"
Guapas2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
One Chance2013performer: "Con Te Partiro"
The Vision of Paolo Soleri: Prophet in the Desert2013Documentary performer: "Ama Cred E Vai" / writer: "Ama Cred E Vai"
Ruby Sparks2012performer: "Rigoletto: La Donna è Mobile Act III"
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted2012performer: "Con Te Partiro"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Simpsons2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
The End2011/VIIIperformer: "Time To Say Goodbye Con te partirò"
Somos Todos2010Short performer: "Por Ti Volaré"
Formula 1: BBC Sport2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
A Christmas Carol2009performer: "God Bless Us Everyone"
Os Mutantes2008TV Series performer: "Canto della terra"
Blades of Glory2007performer: "Con Te Partiro"
Sarah Brightman: Diva - The Video Collection2006Video performer: "Time to Say Goodbye Con te partirò"
Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast2004TV Series performer - 1 episode
Chocolate com Pimenta2003TV Series writer: "ENCONTRO - POR UM INSTANTE O AMOR L'INCONTRO"
Terra Speranza2002TV Series performer: "L'Abitudine"
Classics: The Best of Sarah Brightman2002TV Movie performer: "Time to Say Goodbye"
Vajont - La diga del disonore2001performer: "Proteggimi"
The Sopranos2001TV Series performer - 1 episode
Sarah Brightman in Concert1998TV Movie performer: "Time To Say Goodbye Con te partirò"
Torre de Babel1998TV Series performer: "Con Te partirò"
Quest for Camelot1998performer: "The Prayer/La Preghiera"

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Night of the Proms2013TV SeriesSinger
Omaggio a Roma2009ShortMario Cavaradossi
Sesame Street: Bedtime with Elmo2009Video short
La Bohème1998TV MovieRodolfo

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tuscan Skies ~ Andrea Bocelli ~2001TV Special composer: song "L'incontro" / composer: song "Resta qui"

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Marco Borsato: Symphonica in Rosso2006Video

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Céline Dion: These Are Special Times1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sarah Brightman in Concert1998TV MovieHimself
To Life! America Celebrates Israel's 50th1998TV Special
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1998TV SeriesHimself
Élection de Miss France1997TV SeriesHimself
Victoires de la musique1997TV SeriesHimself
José Carreras Gala1995TV SeriesHimself
Pavarotti & Friends 21994TV Movie documentaryHimself - Guest Performer
Festival di Sanremo1951TV SeriesHimself / Participiant (1994-1995)
Intimissimi on Ice2016TV Movie post-productionHimself
Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet to Come2016TV Movie filmingHimself
Andrea Bocelli Live from Florence2016post-productionHimself
Landmarks Live in Concert2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Le Concert Des Etoiles: Luciano Pavarotti2016TV MovieHimself
Live from Lincoln Center2016TV SeriesHimself
Tavis Smiley2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
Die Helene Fischer Show2012-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Performer
Felicidades: Navidad 20152015TV MovieHimself
CBS News Sunday Morning2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Great Performances1999-2015TV SeriesHimself
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Loose Women2008-2015TV SeriesHimself - Performer / Performer
Good Morning America2006-2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself - GMA Undercover Agent / Himself - Musical guest / ...
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Live with Kelly and Michael2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
MTV Europe Music Awards 20152015TV MovieHimself - Performer
Strictly Come Dancing2007-2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself - Performer / Himself - Music Guest
Festival of Families2015TV MovieHerself
Britain's Got Talent2015TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
Hard Rock Rising Miami Beach 100th Birthday Music Festival2015TV MovieHimself
Stevie Wonder Songs in the Key of Life an All Star Grammy Salute2015TV MovieHimself - Performer
On the Money2015TV SeriesHimself
Night of the Proms2013TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Vivement dimanche1999-2013TV SeriesHimself
Hier encore2013TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical guest
The Royal Variety Performance 20122012TV MovieHimself - Performer
The Zen of Bennett2012DocumentaryHimself
Tony Bennett: Duets II2012TV MovieHimself
Concerto: One Night in Central Park2011VideoHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1999-2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Musical Guest
Children in Need Rocks Manchester2011TV MovieHimself
Songs of Praise2011TV SeriesHimself
Popstar to Operastar2011TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Christmas in Washington2010TV MovieHimself - Performer
The 2010 World Music Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
Skavlan2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
The Best of the World Music Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
Domingão do Faustão2010TV SeriesHimself
Fox and Friends2009TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Live2009TV SeriesHimself
Che tempo che fa2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
DeLuxe2009TV SeriesHimself
The One Show2009TV SeriesHimself
The Jay Leno Show2009TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The View2002-2009TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Oprah Winfrey Show2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2009TV MovieHimself
Willkommen bei Carmen Nebel2006-2008TV SeriesHimself
Star Academy2008TV SeriesHimself
Wetten, dass..?1999-2008TV SeriesHimself
Andrea Bocelli Live in Tokyo2008TV MovieHimself
The 50th Annual Grammy Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Gran premio internazionale della TV2008TV SeriesHimself - Winner
Andrea Bocelli: The Story Behind the Voice2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
DR's store juleshow2007TV Special documentaryHimself - Performer
Martha2006-2007TV SeriesHimself
Bambi Verleihung 20072007TV MovieHimself - Performer
The 8th Annual Latin Grammy Awards2007TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Happy Birthday BAFTA2007TV Movie
Concert for Diana2007TV Special documentaryHimself
The Apprentice2007TV SeriesHimself
Andrea Bocelli: Under the Desert Sky2006Himself - Singer
Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade2006TV SpecialHimself
Marco Borsato: Symphonica in Rosso2006VideoHimself
The 2006 World Music Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
The 7th Annual Latin Grammy Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Performer / Nominee
BingoLotto1999-2006TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
JCPenney Jam: The Concert for America's Kids2006TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Symphonic Show2006TV SeriesHimself
American Idol2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest Performer
Quelli che... il calcio2006TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Eine große Nachtmusik2006TV SeriesHimself
All Time Greatest Movie Songs2006TV SpecialHimself
El loco de la colina2006TV SeriesHimself
El club2006TV SeriesHimself
Today2006TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006TV SeriesHimself
Andrea Bocelli... Amor2006TV MovieHimself
The Royal Variety Performance 20052005TV Movie documentaryHimself - Opera Singer
Live 82005TV Special documentaryHimself
The Tony Danza Show2004-2005TV SeriesHimself
Sesame Street2005TV SeriesHimself
Die ultimative Chartshow2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Breakfast with Frost2004TV SeriesHimself
Today with Des and Mel2004TV SeriesHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2004TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2004TV SeriesHimself
Arena2004TV Series documentaryHimself
We Are the Future2004TV MovieHimself
Imagine2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Classical Brit Awards 20032003TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Pavarotti & Friends 2002 for Angola2002TV Special documentaryGuest Performer
Martine2002TV MovieHimself
Classical Brit Awards 20022002TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The 2002 World Music Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
American Dream: Andrea Bocelli's Statue of Liberty Concert2001TV Special documentaryPerformer
Andrea Bocelli: Cieli di Toscana2001Video documentary shortHimself
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show2001TV SpecialHimself - Singer
Mundo VIP2001TV SeriesHimself
Tuscan Skies ~ Andrea Bocelli ~2001TV SpecialHimself
Christmas Glory 20002000TV Special documentarySoloist
Die Lotto-Show2000TV SeriesHimself
Elizabeth Taylor: A Musical Celebration2000TV MovieHimself
Classical Brit Awards2000TV SpecialHimself
ABC 2000: The Millennium1999TV Movie documentary
Showpalast1999TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Noche de fiesta1999TV SeriesHimself
Michael Jackson & Friends1999TV MovieHimself
Corazón, corazón1999TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1999TV SeriesHimself
The 71st Annual Academy Awards1999TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The 41st Annual Grammy Awards1999TV SpecialHimself
Andrea Bocelli: A Night in Tuscany1998Video documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tu cara me suena - Argentina2013-2015TV SeriesHimself
One Chance2013Himself (uncredited)
100 Years of the Royal Variety Performance2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
¡Mira quién baila!2008TV SeriesHimself
The Best of the Royal Variety2006TV SeriesHimself
Sarah Brightman: Diva - The Video Collection2006VideoHimself
Willkommen bei Carmen Nebel2006TV SeriesHimself
Hitlisten des Nordens2004TV Series
Classics: The Best of Sarah Brightman2002TV MovieHimself
BingoLotto2000TV SeriesHimself

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2010Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameRecordingOn 2 March 2010. At 7000 Hollywood Blvd.
2002Golden CameraGolden Camera, GermanyBest Classic Music
1997Golden LionRTL Golden Lion AwardsSpecial Award

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2000Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Classical Music-Dance ProgramGreat Performances (1971)
1999GrammyGrammy AwardsBest New Artist

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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