Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright

American-Canadian singer-songwriter and composer
Juno-winning singer/songwriter from a famed musical family but with a style all his own drawn from influences spanning Tin Pan Alley and opera.
BornJuly 22, 1973
HometownRhinebeck, New York, U.S.
Net worth$8 million
Height5'11" (1.80m)
SpouseJörn Weisbrodt
ChildrenViva Katherine Wainwright Cohen
ParentsKate McGarrigle, Loudon Wainwright III

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