Jonas Kaufmann is a German operatic singer, born on July 10, 1969. He is well renowned for his spinto parts in Carmen, Tosca, Adriana Lecouvreur, and Don Carlos. He’s also performed key tenor roles in Richard Wagner operas in Germany and overseas, including the Metropolitan Opera in New York. He can also sing Lieder. “A box-office draw, and… the most important, flexible tenor of his generation,” said The New York Times in 2014.
Munich is where Kaufmann was born. His mother taught kindergarten and his father worked for an insurance company. His older sister was his only sibling. He began piano lessons at the age of eight and sang in the primary school choir. He began his vocal training at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich in the summer of 1989, despite studying for mathematics admission tests. He performed in minor roles at the Bavarian State Opera while he was training. He received honors in both opera and concert performances when he graduated from high school in 1994.Ever
Jonas Kaufmann’s estimated net worth for the year 2022 is $1.5 billion.
As of 2022, Jonas Kaufmann’s net worth is expected to be $7 million. He is a well-known German operatic tenor who has made a decent living with his music.
Biography and early years
On July 10, 1969, Jonas Kaufmann was born in Munich. His mother was a kindergarten teacher and his father was an insurance agent. He began studying piano at the age of eight and went on to the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich to pursue vocal training.
His professional debut was at the Staatstheater Saarbrücken in 1994, and he was quickly invited to make debuts at the Stuttgart Opera and Hamburg State Opera in Germany, as well as international debuts at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Opéra National de Paris, and La Scala.
He was praised for his performance as Don José in Bizet’s Carmen at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden in 2006/7.
To critical acclaim, he made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Alfredo in Verdi’s La Traviata in 2006, partnering with Angela Gheorghiu, and performed the role at the Met in 2007 and 2008, as well as at the Royal Opera House in 2008. Cavaradossi in Puccini’s Tosca was his Covent Garden debut in May 2008. He made his stage debut in the title role of Massenet’s Werther at the Opéra Bastille in Paris in January 2010. The concert was recorded and released on DVD in November of 2010. In April 2011, he made his Met Opera debut as Siegmund in Robert Lepage’s new production of Wagner’s Die Walküre. In September 2011, he underwent chest surgery to remove a lymph node.
In December, he appeared in Gounod’s Faust as the title character. In the title role of Wagner’s Parsifal, Kaufmann made his Metropolitan Opera debut in 2013. In February 2014, Kaufmann made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Werther in Massenet’s Werther. He went on to play Schubert’s song cycle Winterreise on tour with Helmut Deutsch. In the role of Des Grieux in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut, he made his Royal Opera House debut in June 2014. In concert performances of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde’s second act, Kaufmann made his debut as Tristan. In 2021, Kaufmann sang in new Aida and Parsifal productions in Paris and Vienna and made his full part debut as Tristan at the Bayerische Staatsoper.
Kaufmann began the year 2022 playing the eponymous character in Britten’s Peter Grimes at the Wiener Staatsoper. Turandot will be recorded in the studio in the Santa Cecilia Auditorium in March 2022, according to Antonio Pappano. Jonas Kaufmann sang Calaf opposite Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role for the first time.
Jonas stands 5 feet and weighs 75 kilograms. Grey eyes and grey hair characterize him.
My Private Life
Jonas has a married relationship. After three children, he divorced mezzo-soprano Margarete Joswig. He married Christiane Lutz in 2018, and they have a son together.