About David Garrett
It has been announced that the total estimate of David Garrett net worth is as high as 2 million dollars, which he has earned mostly because of his career in music. In addition to being a recording artist, he is a violin player.
David Garrett was born in 1980 in Aachen, Germany. His mother was an artist, Dove Garrett, who was known as a prima ballerina. His father worked as a jurist. David Garrett chose his mother’s maiden name as his stage name. When he was 4 years old, his father gave a violin to his brother. David Garrett was more interested in it than his brother and started to play it. One year later, he appeared in a talent competition, where he won the first place.
When he was 7 years old, David Garrett was accepted to attend the Lübeck Conservatoire. When he was 12 years old, his teacher became a violinist from Poland, Ida Haendel. He was usually traveling to England to work with her. When David Garrett became 17 years old, he began to study at the Royal College of Music in London. However, he stayed there only for a short period of time. In 1999, David Garrett was accepted to the Julliard School and traveled to New York.
Three years later, he was announced the winner of the School’s Composition Competition. In 2004, he became a graduate of the Julliard School.
When he was 11 years old, David Garrett got his first Stradivarius violin. It was a gift from German president Richard von Weizsäcker. Two years later, David Garrett already recorded two CDs and appeared on German and Dutch television programs, which made his name even more recognized. It was also the time when he signed a contract with Deutsche Grammophon. Thus, his music career skyrocketed and it also increased the total amount of David Garrett net worth.
When he was 16 years old, David Garrett was invited to perform with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra. Two years after that, he played with the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Because of this appearance, David Garrett was invited to appear at Expo 2000 held in Hanover. When he was 21 years old, the violinist was chosen to perform at the BBC Proms. These appearances have made his name more known and also increased the total size of David Garrett net worth.
At one point, he was working as a model, as well. He had to pay for his studies at the Julliard School and the money which he got from modeling went to his tuition fees.
In 2008, he released one of his most successful albums called “Encore”. The aim of the album was to popularize classical music amongst young people. In 2011, David Garret performed a song by Nirvana called “Smells Like Teen Spirit” at the Royal Variety Performance. David Garrett became one of the judges of the 9th annual Independent Music Awards panel. In 2012, David Garrett released one of his most recent albums, called “Music”. In 2014, he went on a tour, called the Crossover Tour. Thus, all of these works have increased the total sum of David Garrett net worth.