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Lang Lang Net Worth

Lang Lang Net Worth is
$20 Million

Lang Lang Biography

Lang Lang, born on the 14th of June 1982, in Shenyang, Liaoning, China, is a Chinese pianist who became popular for making waves in the concert scene at such a young age.

So how much is Lang’s net worth? As of mid 2016, it is reported to be $20 million, acquired from his years as a concert pianist performing in different parts of the globe and the sales of his albums and book.

Lang Lang Net Worth$20 million

Lang is the son of Lang Guoren who is also a musician. His love for music started at the early age of three after watching an episode of the cartoon “Tom and Jerry”, in which the Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 by Franz Liszt was played. Lang was fascinated and began piano lessons with Professor Zhu Ya-Fen. At the age of five he was already entering competitions.

At the age of nine, Lang was studying at Beijing’s Central Conservatory of Music. His first teacher gave up on him, but another teacher gave him a chance, and his hope for a life in music came back. At an early age he started winning various competitions in China like the Xing Hai Cup Piano Competition, the International Competition for Young Pianists, and the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians to name a few.

With Lang’s early success, in 1997 he left for America to study at the Curtis Institute of Musicians in Philadelphia. Gary Gaffman, the president of the institute personally trained him during his years there.

After finishing his studies at the Curtis Institute, Lang’s immediately sky-rocketed into fame. Soon he was performing in concerts and halls and in front of numbers of famous personalities. Some of his early performances included playing at Carnegie Hall, playing with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Berlin Philharmonic. His concerts and tours around the world tremendously elevated his career and increased his net worth.

Soon, Lang was recording albums that also became successful. These include the recording of his performance at the Tanglewood Music Center, Lang Lang Live at the Proms, Lang Lang Live at the Carnegie Hall, Lang Lang: Dragon Songs, and Chopin: The Piano Concertos. The sales and obvious popularity of his albums also helped his wealth.

Because of his talent and fame, Lang also frequented various television shows. Some of the programs that he appeared in include “60 Minutes”, “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, “CBS Early Show”, and “Good Morning America”. His various television appearances also made him famous in the mainstream media, as well as adding to his net worth.

In 2008, Lang launched the Lang Lang International Music Foundation with the aim of training the new generation of classical musicians. That same year his autobiography “Journey of a Thousand Miles” was also released.

Today, still at a comparatively young age for a classical musician, Lang is still very active in the music industry and is continuously training new generations of musicians through his foundation.

In terms of Lang’s personal life, the pianist is still apparently single.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameLang Lang
Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthJune 14, 1982
Place Of BirthShenyang, China
Height1.79 m
ProfessionPianist
EducationCurtis Institute of Music, Central Conservatory of Music
NationalityChinese
ParentsLang Guoren, Zhou Xiulan
NicknamesLang, Lang
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/LangLangPiano/
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/lang_lang
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/langlangpiano/
MySpacehttps://myspace.com/langlangpiano
ImDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm1496244/
Allmusichttp://www.allmusic.com/artist/lang-lang-mn0000010825
AwardsClassic Brit Award for International Artist of the Year, Bambi - Classic, Premio Ondas Music Award: Special Mention, Autumn Moon on a Calm Lake, Oogway's Legacy, Spring Wind, Naples, FL, United States, West Palm Beach, FL, United States, Sarasota, FL, United States
NominationsClassic Brit Award for Album of the Year, Classic Brit Award for Male Artist of the Year, Echo Award for Best Music DVD, Autumn Moon on a Calm Lake, Oogway's Legacy, Spring Wind, Naples, FL, United States, West Palm Beach, FL, United States, Sarasota, FL, United States
MoviesIn Search of Mozart


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Has collaborated with many famous conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, James Levine, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta and Simon Rattle.
2At the age 2, a scene of "Tom and Jerry" (1965) inspired him to play piano.
3Chinese pianist, who has received numerous awards and has been seen by millions of television viewers around the globe.


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014BambiBambi AwardsClassical MusicJonas Kaufmann
2013Golden CameraGolden Camera, GermanyBest Music International


Filmography

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny2016soloist: piano
Kung Fu Panda 32016featured soloist: piano
Scarecrow2011/IIShort music performed by
My Week with Marilyn2011musician: featured piano soloist
Lexdysia2011Short music performed by
Night Island2011Short music performed by
Chopin's Drawings2011Short music performed by
Magic Piano2011Short music performed by
Chopin to Infinity2011Short music performed by
Pl.ink!2011Short music performed by
The Flying Machine2011musical director
Fat Hamster2011Short music performed by
Paper Piano2011Short music performed by
Skrzaty Fortepianu2011Short music performed by
TV total2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Lang Lang: Live in Vienna2010Video musician: piano
Nodame Kantâbire: Saishuu-gakushou - Kouhen2010piano performed by
Nodame Kantâbire: Saishuu-gakushou - Zenpen2009musician: Dubbed piano performance for Nodame
Lauras Stern und der geheimnisvolle Drache Nian2009soloist: piano
Beijing 2008 Olympics Games Opening Ceremony2008TV Movie musician
The Painted Veil2006musician: piano soloist

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny2016"The Eternal Vow", "If Only One Second Remains"
Udo Jürgens - Mitten im Leben2014TV Movie performer: "Rondo alla Turca", "Vielen Dank für die Blumen"
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards2014TV Special performer: "One"
Sergei Polunin & Kristina Shapran2013Short performer: "Gnossienne No.1"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Diamond Jubilee Concert2012TV Special performer: "Hungarian Rhapsody #5", "Rhapsody In Blue"
The Flying Machine2011performer: "Op. 25 No. 5 Wrong Note etude", "Op. 10 No. 3 Tristesse etude", "Op. 10 No. 1 Waterfall etude", "Op. 10 No. 7 Toccato etude", "Op. 25 No. 6 Thirds etude", "Op. 25 No. 1 Aeolian Harp etude", "Op. 10 No. 9 Echo etudes", "Op. 25 No. 11 Winter Wind etudes", "Op. 25 No. 12 Ocean etudes", "Op. 10 No. 10 etude", "Op. 10 No. 12 Revolutionary etudes", "Op. 25 No. 2 The Bees etude", "Op. 10 No. 5 Black Keys etudes", "Op. 10 No. 8 Sunshine etude", "Op. 25 No. 10 Octave etude" - uncredited
Live from Lincoln Center2010TV Series 1 episode
Nodame Kantâbire: Saishuu-gakushou - Kouhen2010"Piano Concerto in G minor", "Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58"
Mendelssohn Gala aus dem Gewandhaus zu Leipzig2009TV Movie performer: "Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, op. 25"
Forbrydelsen2007TV Series performer - 1 episode

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dudamel & Lang Lang2016Video
Mozart in the Jungle2015TV SeriesLang Lang
Live from Lincoln Center2005TV SeriesPianist

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
C à vous2012-2016TV SeriesHimself
Skavlan2016TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Tria332016TV SeriesHimself
Vivement dimanche2010-2015TV SeriesHimself
Maestro2015DocumentaryHimself
International Jazz Day2015Himself
The 57th Annual Grammy Awards2015TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Le grand journal de Canal+2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Udo Jürgens - Mitten im Leben2014TV MovieHimself
Proms Extra2014TV SeriesHimself
The One Show: Music Festival2014TV SeriesHimself - Pianist
Sommernachtskonzert Schönbrunn2014TV SeriesHimself
Pauw & Witteman2007-2014TV SeriesHimself - Pianist / Himself
FansTang Live from the Red Carpet2014TV SeriesHimself
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Performer
CNBC Meets2013TV Series documentaryHimself
¡Atención obras!2013TV SeriesHimself
Michael Parkinson: Masterclass2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
New York Philharmonic: Chinese New Year2013TV MovieHimself
Klein gegen Groß - Das unglaubliche Duell2013TV SeriesHimself - Das Klavier-Duell
Imagine2005-2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Charlie Rose2003-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Tavis Smiley2005-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2003-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Musical Guest / Themselves - Musical Guest
Kai Jiang La2012TV SeriesHimself
Kulturzeit2012TV SeriesHimself
Chopin Saved My Life2012TV Movie documentaryPianist
The Diamond Jubilee Concert2012TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The Hour2011TV SeriesHimself
Lang Lang Live on Franz Liszt's 200th Birthday2011TV MovieHimself - Pianist
BBC Proms2011TV SeriesHimself - Soloist
Breakfast2010-2011TV SeriesHimself - Pianist
Seitenblicke2011TV Series documentaryHimself
The Flying Machine2011Himself
TV total2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
Music Room2010TV SeriesHimself - Pianist
Ce soir (ou jamais!)2010TV SeriesHimself
Lang Lang: Live in Vienna2010VideoHimself
A Capitol Fourth2010TV Movie documentaryHimself - Performer
El club de Pizzicato2010TV SeriesHimself
Ànima2010TV SeriesHimself
Beijing2009DocumentaryHimself
BBC Proms2009TV SeriesHimself
Pianomania2009DocumentaryPianist
Les victoires de la musique classique2009TV SeriesHimself
Mendelssohn Gala aus dem Gewandhaus zu Leipzig2009TV MovieHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Beijing 2008 Olympics Games Opening Ceremony2008TV MovieHimself - Piano Player
The 50th Annual Grammy Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
The South Bank Show2008TV Series documentaryHimself
The Royal Variety Performance 20072007TV MovieHimself
Great Performances2004-2007TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Pianist / Performer
Note by Note: The Making of Steinway L10372007DocumentaryHimself
Schuberts Forellenquintett mit Lang Lang2007TV MovieHimself
Beckmann2006TV SeriesHimself
Menschen2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Wetten, dass..?2006TV SeriesHimself
The Salzburg Festival2006Video documentaryHimself
Wolfgang wer?2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
In Search of Mozart2006DocumentaryHimself
Sesame Street2005TV SeriesHimself
The Tony Danza Show2005TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
60 Minutes2005TV Series documentaryHimself - Pianist (segment "Lang Lang")
The Wayne Brady Show2004TV SeriesHimself
Live from Lincoln Center2003-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself (pianist)

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
BBC Proms2009TV SeriesHimself
Wetten, dass..?2006TV SeriesHimself
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