Who is Andrea Bocelli’s ex-wife Enrica Cenzatti?: Bio, Wiki, Age, Singer, Divorce, Family, Married, Ethnicity
You have all heard the fantastic voice of Andrea Bocelli, and are familiar with his life and accomplishments, right? However, what do you know about his first wife, Enrica Cenzatti? If your answer is nothing much, then stay with us, as we are about to bring you closer to her. Enrica Cenzatti was born in 1970 in Italy– her exact birth date and place haven’t been shared with the public, and her profession remains a mystery, as she is only known to the world as the wife of Andrea Bocelli.
Enrica Cenzatti and Andrea Bocelli’s Love Story, Erica’s Personal Life
During his law studies, Andrea and Enrica met; Andrea, playing piano in local bars to support his studies, and Enrica, a high school student, was in one of those bars on a fateful night. The moment she saw him she fell in love, and Andrea, although blind, somehow knew that she was the one for him.
The two began dating soon afterwards, and in 1992 crowned their relationship with a wedding ceremony. The couple welcomed their first child in February 1995, a son named Amos. Their second son was born in October 1997, named Matteo, who recently began his musical career. Unfortunately, the couple’s relationship began to dissolve, and in 2002 resulted in divorce, the reason for which has never been made public, but the two remain good friends. Enrica resides in the same neighborhood as her now ex-husband, and the two shared custody of their children.
Unfortunately Enrica has decided to stay silent. and doesn’t much like public exposure, so has never revealed what she does for a living, and other personal details about herself, including names of her parents, whether she has any siblings, and which schools she attended. Hopefully, she starts sharing details about her personal life.
Enrica Cenzatti’s ex-Husband, Andrea Bocelli
Now that we have shared all there is to know about Enrica, let’s share some information about her ex-husband, the famed Andrea Bocelli, from early life to how he lost his sight, his career beginning, and personal life as well. Born on the 22nd September 1958, in Lajatico, Tuscany, Italy, he is the son of Edi and Alessandro Bocelli. During the pregnancy, doctors advised Andrea’s mother to terminate, as it was clear that Andrea would be born with a disability. However, his mother decided not to listen to doctors and went on with the pregnancy.
Upon birth, Andrea was diagnosed with congenital glaucoma, which left him with poor sight. Andrea grew up on the family farm with his younger brother Alberto, and from an early age developed an interest in music, with only the sounds of classical music helping him sooth problems caused by glaucoma. He started taking piano lessons when he was only six, and started singing in a tenor voice at seven. His nanny gifted him a record from Franco Corelli, and from then he started showcasing an interest in tenor singers.
How Andrea Lost His Sight Completely?
Only 12 with big aspirations towards music, Andrea was outside playing as a goalkeeper in a game of soccer with his friends, taking a break from music, when a ball hit him in the head which caused a brain hemorrhage, and left him blinded completely in both eyes. The doctors even tried leeches as their last resort for Andrea’s sight to be recovered, but this try like a number of others was unsuccessful. This didn’t discourage him as he continued formal education, and eventually graduated from the University of Pisa with a law degree.
From the mid- ’80s, Andrea started performing in local bars to support his studies, and he was heard by a number of agents and talent scouts, including Caterina Caselli who became his manager and still serves in that position. It was in 1992 that Andrea’s demo tape reached Italian rock star Zucchero, who had put up an audition for a tenor singer for the song “Miserere”, as he was making a demo tape of the song which he wanted to send to Pavarotti; once the duo heard Andrea’s voice, first Luciano wanted Andrea on vocals, and soon persuaded Zucchero to include Bocelli.
The song became a hit all over Europe, and following this initial success with the two legends, Andrea was invited on tour with Zucchero across Europe, singing “Miserere” and “Nessun Dorma”, in addition to Puccini’s opera “Turandot”. He signed a contract with the Sugar Music Label, and in 1994 released his debut studio album “II Mare Calmo Della Sera”.
Rise to Prominence and Further Success
It was with the release of his second album “Bocelli”, that Andrea reached stardom, particularly with the song “Con te Partiro”, which achieved gold status in Italy, and continued with a third album “Viaggio Italiano”, a break from pop music and switch to classical recordings.
Since then, Andrea has released a total of 16 pop, classical and Latin studio albums, and 11 complete opera recordings, which include “Tosca” (2003 ), “Werther” (2005 ), “Pagliacci” (2006 ), “Carmen” (2008 and 2010 releases), “Turandot” (2015 ), and “Aida” in 2016. His most recent release is the pop album “Si”, which became his first US Billboard 200 chart No. 1 album.
Andrea Bocelli Personal Life and Net Worth
Since divorcing Enrica, he has continued on with his life, as he met Veronica Berti, who became his second wife on the 21st March 2014. Two years before the wedding, the two became parents of a daughter, who they named Virginia.
Do you know how rich Andrea Bocelli? Well, since launching his career, Andrea has become recognized all over the world and his success has increased his wealth to a large degree. As of late 2018, According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Bocelli’s net worth is as high as $40 million, so impressive, don’t you think, for a man with … what disability?