Alessandro Bocelli

Alessandro Bocelli

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Alessandro Bocelli is a famous Italian celebrity father of Andrea Bocelli. Alessandro Bocelli’s son Andrea is a popular operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist whereas his second son – Alberto – continues their family farm and winemaking.

Early Life

Alessandro Bocelli’s date of birth, age, and zodiac sign are still a mystery at present. Bocelli is an Italian born in La Sterza, Lajatico, Tuscany. Talking about his family, his father is Alcide and his ancestors include Antonio and Anselmo. Antonio was a peasant who raised himself up to become a landowner whereas his father Alcide was an electromechanical expert and inventor.

Death

Sadly, he died on April 30, 2000. However, there are no other details regarding his death.

Career and Net Worth

Alessandro Bocelli is popular as the celebrity father of Andrea Bocelli. His son is a famous operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Moreover, Bocelli’s son was born visually impaired with congenital glaucoma. At the young age of 12 years, his son became completely blind after a brain hemorrhage due to a football accident.

After performing evenings in piano bars and competing in local singing contests, his son signed his first recording contract with the Sugar Music label. His son then rose to fame in 1994 and won the 44th Sanremo Music Festival performing Il mare calmo della sera.

Since 1994, Bocelli’s son has recorded 15 solo studio albums of both pop and classical music. His son has also recorded three greatest hits albums and nine complete operas. Moreover, his son has also achieved success as a crossover performer who brings classical music to the top of the international pop charts.

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Caption: Alessandro Bocelli posing for a photo with his first-born Andrea. Source: Andrea Bocelli

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Additionally, Bocelli’s son’s album Romanza is one of the best-selling albums of all time. Some other popular albums are Sacred Arias, My Christmas, and among others. Similarly, his son’s song Con te partirò is one of the best-selling singles of all time.

Further, People magazine named his son one of its 50 Most Beautiful People in 1998. His son has also duetted with popular singer Celine Dion on the song The Prayer for the animated film Quest for Camelot. This duet won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song. His son’s collaboration with Celine Dion was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. In the year 1999, Bocelli’s son was nominated for Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards.

Likewise, in the year 2006, his son was made a Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. Additionally, the Hollywood Walk of Fame honored his son with a star on 2 March 2010. His son received the star for his contribution to Live Theater. Moving on, Bocelli’s net worth and earnings are still under review. On the other hand, his son Andrea is worth over $40 million US dollars.

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Caption: Alessandro Bocelli posing for a photo with his wife Edi. Source: Andrea Bocelli

Personal Life

Alessandro Bocelli was married to Edi Aringhieri Bocelli. The lovely couple has two children namely Andrea Bocelli and Alberto Bocelli. Andrea was born on 22 September 1958 but Alberto’s date of birth is unavailable. Alessandro had an inflatable boat and used it to arrange some family outings. This ignited his sons’ love of the sea when they were kids. Moreover, Bocelli used to make wine for pleasure and in his honor, his sons still carry on this tradition together.

Furthermore, it has been a tradition in the Bocelli family for many generations to give the first-born children names starting with the letter “A”. The tradition continued with his sons Andrea and Alberto and his first grandsons from both his sons Amos and Alessio. Additionally, Alessandro and Edi’s decision to give birth to their son Andrea and overrule the doctor’s advice for abortion was the inspiration for their son to oppose abortion.

Additionally, this personality had a family farm where they sold farm machinery and made wine. This family farm is in the small village of La Sterza, a frazione of Lajatico, Tuscany, Italy. His wife Edi and son Alberto still live in the family home even after his demise in the year 2000. Unfortunately, his wife Edi passed away recently in May 2022.

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Caption: Alessandro Bocelli and wife Edi in a photo from their youth. Source: Andrea Bocelli

Body Measurements and Social Media

There is no verified information related to Alessandro Bocelli’s body measurements like his height, weight, chest-waist-hip measures, dress size, biceps, etc. On the other hand, Bocelli had dark brown eyes and hair of the same color. Moving on, Bocelli doesn’t have a social media profile on platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc. He occasionally appears on his son’s Instagram profile @andreabocelliofficial which has over 1.8 million followers as of July 2022.

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